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High profile doctors visit the patient safety academy

High-profile doctors visit the Patient Safety Academy

Clinical Department Research Women

The Patient Safety Academy (PSA) at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences was honoured to host two high profile British doctors and an international research leader yesterday.

Dr matthew bottomley discusses his research into skin cancer in kidney transplant patients

Dr Matthew Bottomley discusses his research into skin cancer in kidney transplant patients

Research

Dr Matthew Bottomley from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) has written about his work on the development of skin cancer in renal transplant recipients, which is funded by the British Skin Foundation.

Mri assisted biopsies more effective at identifying prostate cancer that needs treatment than standard biopsies

MRI assisted biopsies more effective at identifying prostate cancer that needs treatment than standard biopsies

Publication Research

Using MRI scans to target biopsies is more effective at detecting prostate cancers that are likely to need treatment than standard ultrasound guided biopsies alone, according to research published on 7 August in JAMA Network Open. The research, led by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and Universities of Bristol, Ottawa, Exeter and Oxford, combined the results from seven studies covering 2,582 patients.

Richard colling elected junior research fellow of kellogg college

Richard Colling elected Junior Research Fellow of Kellogg College

Awards and appointments Research

Our congratulations go to Dr Richard Colling from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) who has been elected to a Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) at Kellogg College in Oxford.

Oxford host surgical research training course bostic 12 14 june 2019

Oxford host surgical research training course: BOSTiC 12-14 June 2019

Clinical Research

The 5th annual Bristol Oxford Surgical Trials Course (BOSTiC) was held in Oxford this year at Worcester College, University of Oxford. The course is primarily aimed at surgical trainees who are interested in clinical research, with an emphasis on design and conduct of randomised control trials.

Neil mortensen awarded honorary membership of the association of coloproctology of great britain and ireland

Neil Mortensen awarded Honorary Membership of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland

Awards and appointments

Neil Mortensen, Professor of Colorectal Surgery in the University of Oxford Medical School, has been awarded Honorary Membership of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI).

Nds to take part in uniq graduate summer school

NDS to take part in UNIQ+ Graduate Summer School

Department Teaching

The University of Oxford is launching the UNIQ+ Graduate Summer School this year and the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) is delighted to be taking part.

Engaging with scientists and surgeons of the future at cheltenham science festival

Engaging with scientists and surgeons of the future at Cheltenham Science Festival

Public engagement Research

On Wednesday 5 June, a team from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) spent a fantastic day sharing and learning with some energetic scientists and surgeons of the future at the Cheltenham Science Festival.

Oxford2019s organox is shortlisted for the macrobert award 2019

Oxford’s OrganOx is shortlisted for the MacRobert Award 2019

Awards and appointments Research

The Royal Academy of Engineering has announced the finalists for the 2019 MacRobert Award, the most prestigious prize for UK engineering innovation.

Two new oxford initiatives to help students from under represented backgrounds

Two new Oxford initiatives to help students from under-represented backgrounds

General

Oxford University has today unveiled two access schemes which will enable more academically talented students from under-represented backgrounds to successfully apply to study.

Lauren morgan selected to deliver the 2019 ciehf award lecture

Dr Lauren Morgan selected to deliver the 2019 Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors award lecture

Awards and appointments Women

Congratulations to Dr Lauren Morgan for being asked to give the prestigious Institute Lecture at the 70th anniversary meeting of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF).

Kokila lakhoo carnegie wits alumni diaspora fellowship honorary professorship

Kokila Lakhoo awarded Carnegie-Wits Alumni Diaspora Fellowship and Honorary Professorship

Awards and appointments Women

Kokila Lakhoo, Associate Professor of Paediatric Surgery at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, has been awarded a Carnegie-Wits Alumni Diaspora Fellowship for 2019 and the title of Honorary Professor of Paediatric Surgery by the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa.

New rosetrees rcs directors of situ

Oxford and partners appoint Professor Michael Douek and Professor David Beard as the new Rosetrees RCS Directors of SITU

Awards and appointments

The University of Oxford, in partnership with the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) and the Rosetrees Trust, are delighted to announce two new professorial posts. Professor Michael Douek, the newly appointed Director of the RCS Surgical Intervention Trials Unit (SITU) Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) and Professor David Beard, the newly appointed Director of the RCS SITU Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology & Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS).

Psa shortlisted for national patient safety award

PSA shortlisted for national patient safety award

Awards and appointments

The Patient Safety Academy (PSA) at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences has been named as a finalist in the Best Emerging Solution for Patient Safety category for this year's Health Service Journal (HSJ) Patient Safety Awards.

Science day fun at local oxfordshire primary school

Science Day fun at local Oxfordshire primary school

Public engagement Women

During British Science Week, members of the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences’ Outreach Working Group ran a fun and educational science session in an Oxfordshire primary school.

Professor tipu aziz recipient of britains highest neurosurgery honour

Professor Tipu Aziz recipient of Britain's highest neurosurgery honour

Awards and appointments

Professor Tipu Aziz from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) at Oxford University has been awarded the Medal of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS) for his lifetime achievement in neurosurgery.

Professor freddie hamdy wins eau willy gregoir medal

Professor Freddie Hamdy wins EAU Willy Gregoir Medal

Awards and appointments

During the 34th Annual Congress of the European Association of Urology (EAU), the Head of the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS), Professor Freddie Hamdy, was awarded the prestigious Willy Gregoir Medal - the highest recognition conferred by the Association.

Richard blackwell pharsalia professorship will enable a scientist surgeon to lead the way in the treatment of colorectal disease

Richard Blackwell Pharsalia Professorship will enable a 'scientist surgeon' to lead the way in the treatment of colorectal disease

Awards and appointments

The University of Oxford is delighted to announce the creation of a new professorship in the medical sciences, thanks to the generous support of the Pharsalia Charitable Trust.

Careers and networking event held for trial management staff

Careers and networking event held for Trial Management staff

Clinical

Four Oxford University Trial Managers from four different trial units and departments recently organised a careers and networking event.

Nds research away day 2019 winners and highlights

NDS Research Away Day 2019: winners and highlights

Awards and appointments Department Research

This year's NDS Research Away Day was held on Thursday 7 February at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, where 150 staff and students gathered for a fantastic day of talks, presentations and networking.

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