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Philharmonic Orchestra film special tribute concert for the Oxford vaccine team

A special concert to say thank you and pay tribute to the achievements of the Oxford vaccine team has been recorded at the Sheldonian Theatre for a film screening in time for Christmas. © Nick Rutter The Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra has recorded a special concert, featuring a world premiere from composer John Rutter performed by […]

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$10 million gift for new Nanoscience Institute in Oxford

A new institute for nanoscience research is to open in Oxford thanks to a $10 million gift from The Kavli Foundation. The new Kavli Institute for NanoScience Discovery (Kavli INSD) at Oxford will be a unique combination of structural biology with world-leading biochemistry, pathology, chemistry, physics, physiology and engineering. Based in a new building at […]

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Oxford Brookes joins Productivity Institute

Oxford Brookes Business School is part of a new institute that will boost ground-breaking research to explore how to increase productivity, boost wages and support the economic recovery across the UK, backed by a £37 million government investment. The Productivity Institute is based at the University of Manchester and will identify barriers to increase productivity levels across […]

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Training programme for midwives using real fetal heart sounds wins national patient safety award

Innovative training to improve the safety of women and babies in low risk labour developed in the Thames Valley has won a national award. The initiative won the Patient Safety Innovation of the Year category at the HSJ Patient Safety Awards. It was also highly commended in the Education and Training category. The practical online programme is the […]

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Breaking ground at OUH Swindon Radiotherapy Centre

On Friday 23 October senior figures from Great Western Hospitals, Brighter Futures, Oxford University Hospitals and construction company John Sisk & Son Ltd met on site for a socially-distanced celebration to mark the start of work on the OUH Swindon Radiotherapy Unit. The project has been an aspiration for clinicians, health planners and local people […]

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IMPOWER and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust sign collaboration agreement

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and IMPOWER Consulting have announced a collaborative working agreement in relation to improving impact to health and social care. The aim of the partnership is two-fold. Using its advanced capabilities in technology and digital, the Trust will work with IMPOWER to drive innovation that will benefit health and social […]

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Oxford academics recognised in 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours

Congratulations to Professor Keith Hawton and Professor Sarah Walker who have been recognised in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours List: Professor Keith Hawton, Consultant Psychiatrist at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and Professor of Psychiatry at the Department of Psychiatry, is appointed CBE for services to Suicide Prevention. Professor Sarah Walker, Professor of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology at the Nuffield Department […]

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Healthy Ageing: Visions for our Futures 2 – 30 November 2020

“Ten years of concerted, catalytic and collaborative action to improve the lives of older people, their families, and the communities in which they live”. World Health Organisation Oxford Brookes University is delighted to mark the Decade of Healthy Ageing with a month of free lunchtime seminars, workshops and talks to illustrate the breadth and depth […]

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Funding received for new COVID-19 vaccine developed using insect cells

Oxford Brookes spinout company Oxford Expression Technologies has been awarded a grant from Innovate UK to support a partnership with Vaxine Pty Ltd to develop a vaccine for COVID-19. The grant will accelerate the creation of the Covax-19® vaccine, which is being developed by Vaxine, an Australian biotechnology company focussing on the development of innovative […]

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