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Seven projects from the Medical Sciences Division, including a project from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, have received funding in the 2020-21 round of the Public Engagement with Research Seed Fund for innovative projects to engage the public with medical research.

Three glass jars full of coins with a seed growing out of the coins

JOURNEY OF A DONATED ORGAN

Dr Hannah McGivern (Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences) received funding to produce a video which will use a combination of interviews with clinicians and researchers and a short animation to illustrate the journey of a donated organ and explain how donations of organs and organ tissue can have a significant impact on the advancement of transplant medicine, help inform clinical practice and save more lives. The video will raise awareness of the importance of organ donation and will be a useful development tool for front-line specialist nurses in organ donation.

Read the full story on the Medical Sciences Division website

Read about other University of Oxford PER Seed Fund 2020-21 projects

ABOUT THE PER SEED FUND

The PER Seed Fund provides funds for researchers to develop, deliver and evaluate Public Engagement with Research (PER) projects and activities. The PER Seed Fund is supported by the University of Oxford's Higher Education Innovation Fund (HEIF) and Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF).

Find out more about the PER Seed Fund

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