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We are delighted to announce that three staff members from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) have been successfully promoted in the 2017/18 academic promotion round.

In this round, all three NDS candidates recommended for promotion were approved by the Divisional Board. These individuals have demonstrated, against the University’s rigorous promotions criteria, that they have delivered outstanding research, teaching and administration at Oxford and beyond.

Promotion to Associate Professor:

Richard BryantRichard Bryant has been awarded the title of Associate Professor in Urology in recognition of his wide and growing prostate cancer research portfolio, which has led to numerous grant awards and scientific publications in this field, and for his outstanding delivery of undergraduate teaching in surgery and urology to clinical medical students.

Commenting on his promotion, Professor Bryant said: "This is both an honour and a great thrill! I am so grateful for all of the support that both Professor Freddie Hamdy, and the whole NDS department, give me, along with my clinical colleagues, and it is very exciting to continue to be a part of NDS."

 

James FitzGeraldJames FitzGerald has been awarded the title of Associate Professor in recognition of his distinction in the field neurosurgery, in particular his work on implanted electronic devices that interface directly with parts of the nervous system, and for his outstanding contributions to Oxford Functional Neurosurgery and academic leadership in the Oxford Neural Interfacing group.

Commenting on his promotion, Professor FitzGerald said: “I am delighted to receive this honour and hugely value the support of the department and the University.”

 

Chris CunninghamChris Cunningham, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at NDS and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has been awarded the title of Associate Professor for his academic leadership in the Department of Colorectal Surgery, outstanding contributions to postgraduate teaching and training, and his national and international profile in management in rectal cancer and pelvic floor disorders. 

 

 

 

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