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Health research open day comes to town

Oxford BRC’s open day, held jointly with Oxford Health BRC, showcases some of the amazing health research taking place in Oxford’s NHS. Through interactive stands, find out about the latest developments in how we diagnose and treat heart disease, mental health issues, diabetes, dementia and many other conditions, as well as being able to find […]

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Oxford partnerships secure £122m funding for health and care research

Health and care research partnerships across Oxford are to benefit from a combined investment of almost £122 million over the next five years to improve diagnosis, treatment and care, the National Institute for Health and Care Research have announced. The funding was awarded to the city’s two NIHR Biomedical Research Centres (BRC), developed collaboratively by […]

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Oxford’s clinical staff awarded OAHP funding for research skills training

£73,000 of professional development grants are being awarded to Oxford’s nurses, midwives, allied health professionals and research practitioners to develop skills that will support them to research new and improved ways of delivering healthcare to patients and service users. The 26 grants are part of an Oxford Academic Health Partners (OAHP) Research Development Awards Scheme […]

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Joyful scenes as OUH NHS Trust staff celebrated at Town Hall event

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Staff nominees and their nominators gathered together at Oxford Town Hall at an event on the evening of Thursday 9 June 2022, to celebrate the fantastic work of the Trust and their colleagues over the past year, and find out who had won a series of awards based on  […]

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OUH well-placed for post-pandemic clinical research

Clinical research at Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust is emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic in a leaner and more focused way, with studies only resuming if they are considered likely to deliver. In March 2020, Oxford, like the rest of the country, paused all of its clinical research activities to reduce the risk […]

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Grant for research education and training awarded

A major research grant worth over £750,000 will enable The Oxford Institute of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Research (OxINMAHR) and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust (OUH) to develop research capability and capacity, and provide research education and training across the two organisations. The grant will support the development of an evidence-based workforce, establish and […]

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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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Medical Sciences welcomes Steve Bates as Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence

The Medical Sciences Division welcomes Steve Bates, CEO of the UK Bioindustry Association, as a Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence. Steve Bates will be working very closely with our Translational Research Office and key teams across the University of Oxford’s innovation ecosystem. Steve will lead an initiative to capture how academic institutions can deliver lifesaving […]

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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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Preliminary findings show ‘count me in’ is making research more inclusive at Oxford Health

Oxford Health’s innovative ‘count me in’ pilot project is having a positive effect on research recruitment according to a letter published in the journal Evidence Based Mental Health. ‘Count me in’ was launched in August 2021 after studies showed that asking clinical staff to collect research contact consent was resulting in a low uptake from […]

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