26 October 2021
The Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) were thrilled to part in this year's IF Oxford Science + Ideas Festival.
1 October 2021
Thirty-three University of Oxford researchers have been named Turing Fellows for the 2021/22 academic year, including Associate Professor Clare Verrill from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS).
Researchers awarded Wellcome Innovator Grant to investigate role of brainstem nucleus in human consciousness
30 September 2021
Researchers at Oxford University have received a prestigious Wellcome Innovator Grant for investigating the role of the pedunculopontine nucleus (PPN) – a brainstem nucleus – in human consciousness.
29 September 2021
Professor Jonathan L. Meakins, who was Head of the Nuffield Department of Surgery from 2002 to 2008, has been selected for induction into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
17 September 2021
Nearly 40,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year in the UK. Perhaps the most significant clinical challenge today is deciding which type of treatment will work best for different patient groups.
8 September 2021
Dr Regent Lee of the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences is one of eight Oxford University academics who have been awarded significant financial funding from the UK Research and Innovation’s (UKRI) Future Leaders Fellowships Scheme.
2 September 2021
In recognition of his significant contribution to the field of transplantation, Professor Peter Friend of the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences has been awarded Honorary Membership of the European Society of Organ Transplantation (ESOT).
30 August 2021
Results from a major clinical trial demonstrate that both stenting and surgery are low-risk and similarly effective procedures for treating carotid artery disease.
20 August 2021
Congratulations to Elisha Ngetich and Oluwasegun (Segun) Afolaranmi from Oxford University's Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) who have been awarded first and second place respectively in this year’s Top 10 Rare Rising Stars.
New Cochrane evidence highlights uncertainty about the interventions used to prevent and treat loss of smell after COVID-19 infection
3 August 2021
Cochrane ENT at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences has published two systematic reviews investigating the effectiveness and safety of interventions to prevent and treat loss of smell following COVID-19 infection.
30 July 2021
Segun Afolaranmi of the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) is one of five graduate students currently studying at Oxford who has been awarded a £1,000 grant from the Vice Chancellor’s COVID-19 African Innovation Seed Fund for an entrepreneurial project aimed at addressing global challenges stemming from the pandemic.
29 July 2021
After the success of last year's virtual work experience, the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) again hosted an online work experience week for students interested in pursuing a career in science and medicine.
19 July 2021
Congratulations to Dr Regent Lee at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) who has been awarded a grant of £246,226 from Heart Research UK for his research project ‘Using artificial intelligence (AI) for safer CT imaging of blood vessels’.
15 July 2021
With funding from Kidney Research UK, a team of researchers from the University of Oxford, the University of Nottingham and University College London will develop ways to assess donor kidneys and predict how well they will work after transplant.
21 June 2021
A recent collaborative study from the University of Oxford has investigated the potential benefit of a combined therapy approach to prostate cancer treatment, using radiotherapy and vascular targeted photodynamic therapy (VTP), which could lead to first-in-man early phase clinical trials.
Oxford University and partners win government funding to evaluate Paige Prostate Cancer Detection System
16 June 2021
A prostate cancer detection software system to help pathologists quickly identify suspicious areas of tissue, developed by Paige, will be investigated in a multicentre clinical study led by Oxford University as part of a successful NHSx Artificial Intelligence Health and Care Award application.