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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).

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.

Ten year outcomes of cardiac surgery trial published

Ten-year outcomes of cardiac surgery trial published

Publication Research

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.

Innovations get 3m boost to prove the potential of health data to transform lives

Innovations get £3M boost to prove the potential of health data to transform lives

Innovation

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.

Nice approves machine perfusion of livers for transplantation in the nhs

NICE approves machine perfusion of livers for transplantation in the NHS

Clinical Research

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.

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.

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