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Oxford’s OpenABM-Covid19 mathematical model helps UK and other countries to control the coronavirus epidemic

A team of mathematical modellers and epidemiologists at Oxford University’s Nuffield Department of Medicine release the latest model of a population responding to the coronavirus epidemic. The model – OpenABM-Covid19 – provides public health decision-makers with the ability to review the potential progression and outcome of the coronavirus, including fluctuations in infected individuals, hospitalisations, intensive care unit […]

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Development of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine expands into US Phase III clinical trial

A new arm of the ongoing global clinical trials of the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine led by AstraZeneca has launched in the US to assess safety, efficacy and immunogenicity of the vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19. Our vaccine work is progressing quickly. To ensure you have the latest information or to find out more about […]

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With support from Royal Philips, Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust has become one of the earliest UK adopters of a fully digitised cellular pathology (histopathology) department. OUH is one of the first NHS trusts in the country to achieve the milestone of digitising all surgical histology and referral slides within the cellular pathology department. This […]

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Oxford Science Blog: The quest for an HIV Vaccine

The UNAIDS estimates that 38 million people currently live with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Combination antiretroviral treatment has had great success in saving lives but is also associated with numerous medical and public health challenges. Vaccination remains the best and most cost-effective option for controlling HIV infection across the world. Professor Tomáš Hanke jointly […]

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Oxford Brookes wins share of £40m pot to support coronavirus recovery

Oxford Brookes University has been awarded funding to develop four innovative projects which aim to help the UK’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. The funding is part of a £40m government investment to fast-track new technology while supporting the UK’s next generation of cutting-edge small businesses. More than 8,600 projects applied for funding of up […]

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Oxford Brookes retains status as the UK’s only ‘top 50 under 50’ university in the world

Oxford Brookes University has retained its position as the UK’s top young university in the latest QS Top 50 Under 50 World University Rankings. For the fourth consecutive year, Oxford Brookes is the only UK institution to make the list of top universities under 50 years old. Professor Alistair Fitt, Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University said: […]

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