18 June 2019
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.
10 June 2019
The Royal Academy of Engineering has announced the finalists for the 2019 MacRobert Award, the most prestigious prize for UK engineering innovation.
21 May 2019
Oxford University has today unveiled two access schemes which will enable more academically talented students from under-represented backgrounds to successfully apply to study.
Dr Lauren Morgan selected to deliver the 2019 Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors award lecture
14 May 2019
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).
26 April 2019
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.
Oxford and partners appoint Professor Michael Douek and Professor David Beard as the new Rosetrees RCS Directors of SITU
11 April 2019
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).
2 April 2019
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.
28 March 2019
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.
22 March 2019
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
6 March 2019
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.
21 February 2019
Four Oxford University Trial Managers from four different trial units and departments recently organised a careers and networking event.
11 February 2019
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.
1 February 2019
The ten-year outcomes of the Arterial Revascularisation Trial (ART), conducted by the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) at Oxford University, have been published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
31 January 2019
Ten innovative data solutions to healthcare challenges, including a project led by the Head of the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS), Professor Freddie Hamdy, are set to receive a share of £3 million Government funding following a UK-wide competition. The initiatives will see NHS, universities and companies combining expertise and using health data responsibly to drive innovation and improve health outcomes for people across the UK.
28 January 2019
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has approved the use in the NHS of ex-vivo machine perfusion for preservation of livers donated for transplants.
21 January 2019
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.
16 January 2019
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'.
15 January 2019
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.
7 December 2018
Professor Peter McCulloch has contributed evidence to the Royal College of Surgeons' independent Commission on the Future of Surgery.