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Research-oriented medical education a must for producing socially-aware doctors

Research-oriented medical education a must for producing socially-aware doctors

Awards and appointments Research Women

In collaboration with the Oxford University Global Surgery Group, a research workshop was recently held at Chittagong Medical College (CMC) in Bangladesh to promote a research culture amongst young medical professionals.

NDS research team wins Royal Society of Medicine poster prize

NDS research team wins Royal Society of Medicine poster prize

Awards and appointments Research

A research team at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) has been awarded a 2018 Research Prize by the Palliative Care Section of the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) for their poster 'Recognising the dying patient, when less could be more: a diagnostic framework for shared decision-making at the end of life'.

Professor David Taggart appointed International Associate Editor to the European Heart Journal

Professor David Taggart appointed International Associate Editor to the European Heart Journal

Awards and appointments

Professor David Taggart, who is Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, has been appointed International Associate Editor to the European Heart Journal.

NDS professor contributes to RCS report on the technologies that will transform surgery

NDS professor contributes to RCS report on the technologies that will transform surgery

Clinical Publication

Professor Peter McCulloch has contributed evidence to the Royal College of Surgeons' independent Commission on the Future of Surgery.

Triple award win for OxAAA team

Triple award win for OxAAA team

Awards and appointments Research

Drs Regent Lee, Ismail Cassimjee and Zachary Whaley have each received an award this year with work from the Oxford Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Study (OxAAA) at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS).

Tackling prostate cancer

Tackling prostate cancer

Research

Prostate cancer has become the most common cancer in men in the UK. One in eight men will develop the condition at some point in their lives, with more than 47,000 new cases being diagnosed every year.

Surgery professors publish new book on Lord Nuffield

Surgery professors publish new book on Lord Nuffield

General

Professor David Cranston and Sir Peter J Morris have authored a new book about the extraordinary life of William Morris, Lord Nuffield.

Festschrift held for Professor David Cranston

Festschrift held for Professor David Cranston

Department

A festschrift was held on 10 November 2018 in honour of Professor David Cranston, Associate Professor of Surgery at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS).

NDS alumna Professor Maggie Dallman appointed first Vice President (International) at Imperial College London

NDS alumna Professor Maggie Dallman appointed first Vice President (International) at Imperial College London

Awards and appointments Department Women

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.

NDS Team of the Year enjoy activity prize

NDS Team of the Year enjoy activity prize

Awards and appointments Department

Members of the Quality in Organ Donation (QUOD) initiative recently participated in a paintballing team building event as their prize for winning the NDS Team of the Year award.

Oxford retains top spot for medicine for eighth consecutive year

Oxford retains top spot for medicine for eighth consecutive year

Awards and appointments

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.

Professor Clare Verrill leads The Oxford Centre for PathLAKE with £2.7m award

Professor Clare Verrill leads The Oxford Centre for PathLAKE with £2.7m award

Awards and appointments Women

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.

Oxford secures £17.5 million to lead national AI healthcare programmes

Oxford secures £17.5 million to lead national AI healthcare programmes

Research

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.

NDS at IF Oxford

NDS at IF Oxford

Public engagement Research

Over two fun packed science weekends, NDS staff and students talked about and demonstrated some of the department's exciting and cutting edge research to audiences of all ages at IF Oxford.

Professor Alison Halliday interviewed by Vascular News

Professor Alison Halliday interviewed by Vascular News

Research Women

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.

NDS to roll out Human Factors training for GMC investigators

NDS to roll out Human Factors training for GMC investigators

Teaching

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.

Explore our research at IF Oxford

Explore our research at IF Oxford

Department Public engagement Research

The Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) is delighted to be taking part in Oxford's science and ideas festival this month.

Dr Fadi Issa selected as the winning recipient in GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiler Grant Program

Dr Fadi Issa selected as the winning recipient in GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiler Grant Program

Awards and appointments

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.

Oxford ranked world's best university for third year running

Oxford ranked world's best university for third year running

Awards and appointments General

Oxford was today declared the world’s number one university for the third successive year in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Congratulations to our new Associate Professors

Congratulations to our new Associate Professors

Awards and appointments Department

We are delighted to announce that three staff members from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) have been successfully promoted in the 2017/18 academic promotion round.

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