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Oxford spinout Brainomix is revolutionising stroke care through AI

This year, around 100,000 people in the UK will have a stroke. AI algorithms developed by a University of Oxford spinout company are ensuring that more stroke patients will receive better care and outcomes. It’s no coincidence that the best-known acronym for spotting signs of a stroke urges FAST action. Every second counts, not least for […]

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BRC interns take first steps on their research pathway

Eight Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) healthcare professionals have taken their first steps on the clinical academic pathway after presenting the results of their six-month NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) internship research projects. The internships are aimed at Nurses, Midwives, Allied Health Professionals, Pharmacists and Healthcare Scientists (NMAHPPS) who have little or no research experience. The BRC […]

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OUH physiotherapists win NIHR fellowships

Two physiotherapists based at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre have been successful in obtaining an NIHR Doctoral Clinical and Practitioner Academic Fellowship (DCAF). Lucy Dove and Simon Wood will begin their fellowships in 2024. The DCAF scheme constitutes the doctoral tier of the Health Education England (HEE) and National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Integrated Clinical […]

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OUH appoints Chief Nursing Officer

Yvonne Christley has been appointed as the Chief Nursing Officer of Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) and will take up her post on 1 May 2024. Yvonne is currently Chief Nursing Officer at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, having previously been Deputy Chief Nurse at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Professor […]

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Clinical Research Internships for Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals

Opportunities for graduate Band 5, 6 or 7 NMAHPs interested in developing research skills and knowledge. Internships are short-duration awards for individuals with little or no research experience. The Oxford NIHR Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) is supporting 5 research internships for Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals (NMAHPs) to have some protected time to develop […]

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Innovation Perspectives: Q&A with Professor Keith Channon

Innovation Perspectives is OAHP’s Q&A series with OAHP Board Members and partner organisation leads. Professor Keith Channon, OAHP Director, talks about OAHP’s role, the vision for academic health partnerships beyond 2025, and why bringing together the right mix of people is critical for Oxford’s clinical research. “…If we can attract the right researchers and clinical leaders […]

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Research Development Award Scheme launches for NHS clinical staff

A new scheme launches this week that aims to equip and empower NHS clinical staff with the skills and confidence to participate in clinical research programmes and quality improvement initiatives. The Research Development Award Scheme from Oxford Academic Health Partners offers funding for research skills training, so NHS staff can develop and pilot improved services […]

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Funding boost for early-stage clinical research

Oxford is one of 28 sites that will benefit from over £160 million awarded over five years to expand early phase clinical research for the benefit of NHS patients. The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) announced the funding for its Clinical Research Facilities (CRF) on Monday 28 February. The NIHR Oxford Clinical Research Facility […]

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How Oxford has shaped cancer science

As part of World Cancer Day 2022 we are diving into 10 of Oxford’s most impactful historical and modern contributions to the field of cancer science and treatment. Read more about what Oxford researchers have done to shape this ever-important area of medical science. 1. UNCOVERING THE SIGNIFICANCE OF HYPOXIA IN CANCER SCIENCE A discovery […]

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