NDS alumna Professor Maggie Dallman appointed first Vice President (International) at Imperial College London
14 November 2018
Professor Maggie Dallman OBE, who was a member of the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) from 1984 to 1994, has been appointed the first Vice President (International) at Imperial College London. Sir Peter J Morris reports on her outstanding scientific career so far.
8 November 2018
Oxford University has been ranked as the world's best institution for medical and health teaching and research in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for the eighth consecutive year.
7 November 2018
The Oxford Centre for Project PathLAKE (Pathology image data Lake for Education, Analytics and Discovery) has been awarded £2.7m from government and industry, funded through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.
6 November 2018
Innovate UK and industry are to invest more than £17.5 million in the University of Oxford to develop artificial intelligence (AI) healthcare applications to benefit patients.
15 October 2018
As her term as the first female president of the European Society for Vascular Surgery comes to end, Alison Halliday, Professor of Vascular Surgery at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, reflects on what she has achieved and the future of the society.
11 October 2018
All of the General Medical Council’s fitness to practise decision makers, case examiners and clinical experts are to receive Human Factors training, and advice on modifying investigation processes, as part of a collaboration agreed with the Patient Safety Academy - a project led by Professor Peter McCulloch and Dr Lauren Morgan at Oxford University's Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences.
5 October 2018
Dr Fadi Issa from Oxford University's Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences has been selected as the winning recipient of a grant for a GeoMx™ Digital Spatial Profiler (DSP) from NanoString Technologies, a provider of life science tools for translational research and molecular diagnostic products.
26 September 2018
Oxford was today declared the world’s number one university for the third successive year in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
10 August 2018
Congratulations to Academic Clinical Lecturer Dr Fadi Issa who has been awarded a four-year Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Career Development Fellowship in support of his project entitled ‘Investigation of hypoxia-sensing mechanisms in immune regulation’.
Two countries, seven teaching centres, 550 miles: Miss Katherine Hurst gears up for first ever RCSEd cycling symposium across Britain
9 August 2018
A dozen surgeons and surgeons-in-training, including NDS DPhil student Miss Katherine Hurst, will soon take to the road for the first ever Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) Travelling Surgical Symposium.
8 August 2018
A team of pathologists in Oxford, including Professor Clare Verrill from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS), is working with healthtech company Philips to create a digital pathology network to help drive faster and more efficient diagnoses for patients.
7 August 2018
A new Cochrane review into the effects of ear drops (or sprays) to remove or aid the removal of ear wax in adults and children has been released from the Cochrane ENT Disorders Group at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences.
6 August 2018
Mr Stuart Winter, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Clinical Research Associate at NDS, along with Professor Hisham Mehanna from the University of Birmingham, have been awarded a Developmental Pathway Funding Scheme (DPFS) grant from the MRC for their project 'Validating the PredicTR treatment response classifier for oropharyngeal cancer (PredicTR 2)'.
16 July 2018
Professor Kathryn Wood has been honoured by The Transplantation Society (TTS) for her lifetime contributions in the field of transplantation with its highest distinction, the Medawar Prize.
10 July 2018
Researchers have made a breakthrough in more precisely targeting drugs to cancers. Using ultrasound and lipid drug carriers (liposomes), a multi-disciplinary team of biomedical engineers, oncologists, radiologists and anaesthetists at the University of Oxford have developed a new way to improve the targeting of cancer drugs to tumours.