16 October 2019
On National Burn Awareness Day, Mr Fadi Issa, a Wellcome Trust CRCD Fellow at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, has featured on BBC Breakfast to explain what to do if your child suffers a burn or a scald.
11 October 2019
Dr Sushma Shankar from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) has been awarded the second prize for the very first European Society of Organ Transplant (ESOT) Leonard da Vinci Transplant Research Innovation Award, the most prestigious award of the ESOT 2019 Congress in Copenhagen.
11 October 2019
New research shows that BMP inhibitors are able to reverse the main untreatable symptom of multiple myeloma, a type of bone marrow cancer.
9 October 2019
On Friday 4 October, Professor David Taggart from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) presented the results of the VEST III trial at the 2019 European Cardio-Thoracic Surgery annual meeting in Lisbon, Portugal.
30 September 2019
Professor Ashok Handa has been announced as the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement prize at the 2019 Teaching Excellence Awards.
23 September 2019
Congratulations to Professor Rutger Ploeg who has been recognised by UEMS Europe with the first-ever Honorary Diploma of the Division of Transplant Surgery for his lifetime achievements in transplant surgery research and training.
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.