5 September 2019
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.
27 August 2019
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
13 August 2019
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.
1 August 2019
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.
25 July 2019
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
22 July 2019
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).
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).
9 April 2019
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.
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.