Research Facilitation

Research Development

Within each unit of the Nuffield Department of Medicine, the lead administrator and dedicated staff support researchers:

Funding Opportunities

Funding information can be found on the main University website:

The Medical Sciences Division have recently compiled some general tips collated from applicants to the Royal Society URF scheme.  If you're planning on applying to this scheme, or any other funding opportunity, you may find them useful.

The Research Services team have published some guidelines for those wishing to apply to the MRC Career Development Award. It provides support for outstanding post-doctoral researchers who wish to consolidate their research skills and make the transition from post-doctoral research trainee to independent investigator.  If awarded they provide salary and research support for 5 years, which can include an option for 12 months research training outside the UK, in UK industry, or at another UK research centre, to enable fellows to acquire new transferable techniques and skills.  If you wish to apply, the MRC deadline is 4pm on the 10th of October, however applications should be forwarded to Research Services by the 3rd of October.

Project Management

Large scale and complex projects can benefit from cross-divisional support if alternative expertise is required:

Contact Links: please contact the Lead Administratorfor your area.

Equipment and Facilities

The University of Oxford's Research Services Team have developed a new online searchable facilities and equipment database providing information on equipment over £10K and on the University’s Small Research Facilities (SRFs). The purpose of the database is to promote and encourage the sharing of equipment across the University.

For each piece of equipment they have documented the department, location, and contact, whether it is shareable or not, the technical specification (including modifications and limitations), availability, access, any usage restrictions and a website link where available. In addition, each piece of equipment has been classified under a category and sub-category listing.

From the website you can:

In order to view the database users will need to login using their single sign-on username and password.

Other services

Requests for other support from the NDM Strategic Team can be sent to Karen Valentine, Head of Operations.