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News Articles: COVID-19

£24m Investment into Adolescent Mental Health to Enable Young People to Flourish

UKRI have announced a major £24 million investment into improving the mental health and wellbeing of adolescents in the UK. One of the projects being funded is led by Professor Kam Bhui in the Department of Psychiatry, it will bring together diverse creative-arts, digital and health experts to investigate how adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can […]

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Oxford to play host to crucial G7 health talks

The 2021 G7 Health Ministers’ Meeting will be held in-person in Oxford on 3-4 June and will bring together health leaders from the world’s leading democracies to agree life-saving action in critical areas of global health.  They will convene at Oxford University, which has been at the heart of the global fight against COVID-19, with world-leading […]

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In-depth review of spread and adoption approaches published by AHSN Network

An in-depth study examining approaches to spreading and adopting innovation in the health sector has been published by the AHSN Network to help AHSNs, and partners, understand and harness the AHSN collective experience and expertise. The review, which identifies the different approaches used across the 15 AHSNs within the Network, highlights the complexity of spread […]

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Student hailed as ‘Unsung Hero’ in the Oxfordshire Health and Social Care Awards

An Oxford Brookes student has been nominated in the Oxfordshire Health and Social Care Awards 2021 for her volunteering work during the pandemic. Courtney Hughes, a first year student studying the Nursing Associate Higher Apprenticeship degree, has supported members of her local community and frontline healthcare workers through her charity Secret Santa 365, which provides gifts, essential items, […]

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New national study of long-term impacts of debilitating lung damage from COVID-19

A new national study will investigate the long-term effects of lung inflammation and scarring from COVID-19. The study, launched with £2 million of funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), aims to develop treatment strategies and prevent disability. Many people recovering from COVID-19 suffer from long-term symptoms of lung damage, including breathlessness, coughing, fatigue and […]

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Funding boost for pioneering eye genetics research

Medical research into eye genetics at Oxford Brookes University has received a funding pledge of £2 million from Baillie Gifford, an international investment business. The gift supports the work of Professor Nicola Ragge who has spearheaded a national eye genetics service, leading world-leading research into eye development problems in children. Specialising in cases where babies are […]

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MRC HIU researchers release cheap, quick COVID-19 antibody test

An international research team led by the Townsend Group at the Medical Research Council Human Immunology Unit ((MRC HIU) with other Oxford University scientists has developed a portable test for antibodies that fight the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, published today in Nature Communications. The test, which spots the presence of virus-fighting antibodies rather than a coronavirus infection, can be […]

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Novavax success in final analyses

The final analyses for this trial are described in Novavax UK and SA Final Data Announcement March 11 2021 FINAL[87]  .  Part of the Study took place at the Warneford site in Oxford houses both the Oxford Health NHS FT and the University of Oxford’s Department of Psychiatry 

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Covid-19: investigating the team working experiences of front line NHS staff

A new research project, led by Oxford Brookes University, will examine the team working experiences of front line NHS staff working during the COVID-19 pandemic. The 18-month project, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of UK Research and Innovation’s rapid response to COVID-19, will interview and survey NHS personnel who worked, or […]

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Oxford vaccine creator Professor Sarah Gilbert awarded RSA Albert Medal

Professor Sarah Gilbert has been awarded the Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce’ (RSA) Albert Medal for her work on the Oxford vaccine. The lead researcher on the Oxford vaccine team, Professor Sarah Gilbert is Professor of Vaccinology in the Nuffield Department of Medicine at the University of Oxford. She is the Oxford Project Leader for ChAdOx1 nCoV-19, […]

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