News & past outreach events

MRC "Mini-Science" Festival

MRC "Mini-Science" Festival

Posted 19/08/2013

The Medical Research Council (MRC) held an MRC Centenary mini-science festival in Oxford's Bonn Square, on the 22nd of June 2013. A number of NDM researchers attended this public event, where people were given the opportunity to meet with the Department's MRC funded scientists and other afflilliated research organisations and charities. The NDM stall was a great success, with its list of family ...

Early Career Academic Outreach Network HT Training Programme

Early Career Academic Outreach Network HT Training Programme

Posted 26/01/2015

The Oxford Early Career Academic Outreach Network connects early career academics (DPhil students, postdocs or fixed-term lecturers) with opportunities to do schools outreach in Oxford and further afield. It also provides appropriate training opportunities. If you are enthusiastic about widening access to higher education in general and the University of Oxford in particular, then please consider signing up to our database. Signing up makes you eligible for (at least) termly training sessions, and allows outreach professionals from across the University to get in touch with you about a variety of activities (such as academic taster sessions working with school children on your area of research). Signing up to our database does not commit you to accepting all the requests you receive. Please click on the link above for more details and eligibility criteria. 

Oxford Open Doors 2013

Oxford Open Doors 2013

Posted 17/09/2013

As part of this year’s Oxford Open Doors event on the 14th and 15th of September 2013, the Nuffield Department of Medicine (NDM) held two successful outreach events at Magdalen College and the Old Road Campus. Oxford Open Doors is an annual weekend event, run by The Oxford Preservation Trust, which encourages locals and visitors to discover and learn more about the city of dreaming spires. This ...

Cheltenham Science Festival 2014

Cheltenham Science Festival 2014

Posted 20/10/2015

Cheltenham Science Festival 2014 Following the success of last year's 'afternoon tea' talks at the Cheltenham Literature Festival, the Nuffield Department of Medicine signed up as a Festival Partner for The Times Cheltenham Science Festival 2014. Over the 6 days of the festival, 45 volunteers from 5 different units took turns in running the NDM stall in the Discover Zone. There were roughly ...

Wellcome Trust Image Awards

Wellcome Trust Image Awards

Posted 18/07/2016

Submit your images by 11 September 2016 for a chance to win. The winning images will go on display in science centres and public galleries around the world. Images are judged on quality, technique, visual impact, and their ability to communicate and engage. Enter for your chance to win prize money: £5,000 for the overall winner, £2,500 for the Julie Dorrington Award winner, and £500 for each of the other winning images.

Science Day at Haddenham Community Junior School, March 2010

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