About NDM

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The Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine is part of the Medical Sciences Division. It hosts one of the largest groupings of Biomedical Researchers in the University Sector, and is also responsible for a significant part of the teaching of clinical medical students with the Oxford Medical School.


Photography competition

Photography competition

Posted 01/12/2014

Does your research produce images worthy of a journal cover? Have you taken a photo of Oxford that could be printed on a postcard? NDM staff and students are invited to enter our photography competition. All entries should try and incorporate our public engagement motto Endeavour, Discover, Inspire, Engage. Images can be submitted for 3 categories: Oxford life, student life & lab life. DEADLINE 6TH FEBRUARY 2015.

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Summer internships


Applications are now open for the 2015 Summer Internship Programme.

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NDM excels in REF 2014 exercise

NDM excels in REF 2014 exercise

Posted 18/12/2014

Today’s Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) results confirm the University of Oxford’s world leading position in medical sciences research. Clinical Medicine ranked top for the overall quality of submissions along with Public Health Service, and Primary Care and Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience. The University of Oxford overall has the largest volume of world leading research and impact submitted to the REF exercise.

Ebola research in NDM

Ebola research in NDM

Posted 04/12/2014

The Jenner Institute team led by Professor Adrian Hill have begun testing the safety of a candidate booster vaccine against Ebola, to find out whether it could further increase immune responses. The trial saw 60 people vaccinated between 17 Sep and 18 Nov. Initial results are expected to be published before Christmas, although follow-up of the vaccinees will continue beyond those initial data. 30 of the volunteers are now being invited to receive a second candidate Ebola vaccine of a different type made by Bavarian Nordic, a company based in ...

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Podcast: Emerging infectious diseases



Professor Peter Horby is Senior Clinical Research Fellow. His research focusses on epidemic diseases such as Ebola and bird flu, and crosses the disciplines of basic science, medical science and public health.

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Podcasts: Meet our Students


Every year, about 60 DPhil students start a life changing experience in the Nuffield Department of Medicine. In these podcasts, some of our students tell us about their experience as a graduate student in Oxford.

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NDM Prize Studentships


The four year NDM Prize Studentships are our principal fully-funded awards, open to outstanding candidates from any country. Studentships are awarded for DPhil students starting in October and have a generous tax-free stipend of £18,000 per annum. Closing date for a October 2015 start is 12 noon (GMT) on 9th January 2015.

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