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£100 million donation from Ineos to create new institute to fight antimicrobial resistance

A new state of the art institute for antimicrobial research is to open at Oxford University thanks to a £100 million donation from Ineos. Ineos, one of the world’s largest manufacturing companies, and the University of Oxford are launching a new world-leading institute to combat the growing global issue of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), which currently […]

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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust delivers Oxford Covid vaccine in world first

The NHS has today, Monday 4 January 2021, launched the rollout of the new Oxford AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine – with patients at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUH) the very first to get the life-saving jab.  At 7.30am this morning at the Churchill Hospital in Oxford, dialysis patient Brian Pinker was vaccinated by Sam […]

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UK National Health Service begins rollout of Oxford coronavirus vaccine

At 7.30 am today, dialysis patient Brian Pinker became the very first person to be vaccinated as part of the UK’s rollout of the Oxford / AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, ChAdOx1 nCoV-19, with patients at the Oxford University NHS Hospitals Trust becoming the first to receive this life-saving vaccine. The Oxford AstraZeneca vaccinations will be delivered […]

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Oxford University welcomes UK regulatory emergency use authorisation of coronavirus vaccine

The University of Oxford welcomes the news that the UK Government has today accepted the recommendation from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to authorise the emergency use of the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 coronavirus vaccine in the UK. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) will also publish its latest advice for the […]

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OUH Chief Executive welcomes green light for use of Oxford Covid Vaccine

Dr Bruno Holthof, Chief Executive of Oxford University Hospitals (OUH), has welcomed today’s announcement that the coronavirus vaccine developed by scientists at the University of Oxford has been approved for use in the UK. The UK Government today accepted the recommendation from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to authorise the emergency use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in […]

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Nursing research leader Cathy Henshall awarded Readership at Oxford Brookes University

Congratulations to Dr Cathy Henshall who has been awarded a Readership within the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at Oxford Brookes University (OBU). Dr Henshall, who is Head of Research Delivery at Oxford Health and NIHR Associate Director of Nursing, has been a fellow at OBU since 2016 and has collaborated with colleagues there on research projects in […]

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Help with digital devices for carers

Action for Carers Oxfordshire has teamed up with Enrych Oxfordshire to bring you help in your own home With so many gadgets on offer it’s hard to understand how things work, especially if you’re not used to using digital devices. Now Action for Carers Oxfordshire has teamed up with Enrych Oxfordshire to bring you help […]

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Ten Oxford Brookes academics amongst REF panel membership appointments

Ten leading academics from Oxford Brookes University have been appointed to panels for the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021. Named amongst over 400 members, assessors and specialist advisers, they will play a key role in assessing the wider impact of research in UK universities. The REF is the UK’s system for assessing the quality of […]

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Oxford Brookes reveals new Strategy

This strategy sets out our focus and priorities for the next 15 years. 7621_university_strategy2035V8  The Strategy has four Pillars: Education and Enterprise Research and Innovation People and Culture Partnerships and Place We have worked closely with our students, staff, local community and other stakeholders to create a new vision for Oxford Brookes University for 2020/2021 and […]

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Victory for OUH at National Clinical Audit Awards

Two members of staff and a team from Oxford University Hospitals are celebrating victories at the recent Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership Awards. Sue Pavord, Consultant Haematologist, won Clinical Practitioner of the Year; Sahana Rao, Consultant Paediatrician, was highly commended in the same category; and our Resuscitation Services team was shortlisted for the Team of the […]

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