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Women in STEM networking event

Women in STEM networking event

Posted 09/12/2019

Come along to Oxford Town Hall and meet Oxford's Women in Science, Engineering and Maths societies, speak with inspiring women from our industry partners (including local spinouts) and find out more about the many University support networks available. Enjoy some drinks and nibbles whilst you listen to informative Soap Box style talks that will raise your awareness and understanding of the rich ecosystem of opportunities for women in STEM at Oxford. Registration is free, please click here.   Tuesday 21 January, from 6-8pm.  Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford, OX1 1BX.

The Conversation Reception for Early Career Researchers

The Conversation Reception for Early Career Researchers

Posted 09/12/2019

On Monday 27 January 2020, Early Career Researchers interested in finding out how The Conversation can help you raise the profile of your research and engage with the wider public are invited to a reception to celebrate Oxford's 4 year membership of The Conversation. There are only 12 places  please reserve your place as soon as possible.  The event will take place at Luke's Chapel, Ratcliffe Observatory Quarter, 17.15 - 18.45.

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Podcast: Meet our Researchers

chas bountra

Identifying target proteins for the selection of new drugs

Professor Chas Bountra is interested in identifying and validating target proteins for drug discovery. Various technologies and strategies have allowed him to progress promising clinical candidates into Phase I, II, III studies, and to market. These new drugs offer novel treatments for neurodegenerative and gastrointestinal diseases, as well as pain disorders.

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Oxford named best for medicine for ninth consecutive year

Oxford named best for medicine for ninth consecutive year

Posted 26/11/2019
Oxford University has been ranked as the world's best institution for medical and health teaching and research for the ninth consecutive year in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Among the highlights in the past year were the opening of the BioEscalator - a new innovation centre for high-potential, early-stage medical science companies at the Old Road Campus, the opening of a preventative healthcare clinic in London in partnership with Mayo Clinic to drive advances in medical research and patient care, and the award of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine to Professor Sir Peter Ratcliffe.
NDM DPhil Graduate Student Prizes 2019

NDM DPhil Graduate Student Prizes 2019

Posted 22/11/2019

Each year, the Nuffield Department of Medicine awards prizes to its graduate research students for various achievements, including success in terms of discoveries and published work, significant achievements in establishing infrastructure, success in strongly collaborative projects, and involvement in public engagement and other departmental activities. 2019 marks 100 of the DPhil programme ...

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 Research Highlight

A Study of Knowledge, Experience, and Beliefs About Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Infection in South Western Uganda

A Study of Knowledge, Experience, and Beliefs About Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Infection in South Western Uganda

Posted 01/11/2019

United Nations sustainable development goals aim for the elimination of viral hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030, leading to efforts to upscale the availability and accessibility of hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination, diagnosis, and treatment globally.  Philippa Matthews and co-researchers  set out to investigate how HBV is understood and described in communities in Uganda, and whether there is evidence of potential stigma.

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Public Engagement

Medical Grand Rounds

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Thursday 12 December 2019, 1 - 2 pm
Lecture Theatre 1, Academic Centre, JR
Chair:  Prof Richard Cornall

Combined Medical/Surgical Grand Round: "The power of sound"

Prof Robin Cleveland, Prof David Cranston and Prof Constantin Coussios

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