27 June 2022
On 16 June, the winners of the 2022 NDS Staff Awards were announced at a departmental summer BBQ at the Cherwell Boathouse in Oxford.
11 May 2022
The Surgical Intervention Trials Unit in the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (SITU NDS) has had another successful year, now running ten randomised controlled trials across surgical specialties and securing a total of £32 million in current peer-reviewed grants.
10 May 2022
Two research projects at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) have been awarded pump-prime funding from this year’s CRUK Oxford Centre Development Fund.
21 April 2022
This year’s winner of the prestigious Giovanni Maria Lancisi Award is Dr Pierfrancesco Lapolla Losasso, DPhil candidate at Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS), presenting the research project 'Combined physiological and biochemical approach for the prediction of abdominal aortic aneurysm growth in humans' conducted through the OxAAA study.
Oxford entrepreneur wins Young Innovators Award to develop non-invasive medical device to wean patients off ventilators quicker
16 February 2022
Former Oxford Global Insight Fellow Mihir Sheth has been announced as one of this year’s Innovate UK Young Innovators.
7 February 2022
Congratulations to Dr Lisa Browning who has been announced as this year’s winner of the Golden Microscope Award by the Pathological Society.
9 December 2021
Congratulations to Dr Matthew Bottomley, who has been announced as the joint winner of the Stewart Cameron Science Award by the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM).
26 November 2021
The Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) is delighted to announce that Professor Michael Douek has been elected Vice President of the British Association of Surgical Oncology (BASO) and will take on the role of President in two years’ time.
1 October 2021
Thirty-three University of Oxford researchers have been named Turing Fellows for the 2021/22 academic year, including Associate Professor Clare Verrill from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS).
Researchers awarded Wellcome Innovator Grant to investigate role of brainstem nucleus in human consciousness
30 September 2021
Researchers at Oxford University have received a prestigious Wellcome Innovator Grant for investigating the role of the pedunculopontine nucleus (PPN) – a brainstem nucleus – in human consciousness.
29 September 2021
Professor Jonathan L. Meakins, who was Head of the Nuffield Department of Surgery from 2002 to 2008, has been selected for induction into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
8 September 2021
Dr Regent Lee of the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences is one of eight Oxford University academics who have been awarded significant financial funding from the UK Research and Innovation’s (UKRI) Future Leaders Fellowships Scheme.
2 September 2021
In recognition of his significant contribution to the field of transplantation, Professor Peter Friend of the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences has been awarded Honorary Membership of the European Society of Organ Transplantation (ESOT).
20 August 2021
Congratulations to Elisha Ngetich and Oluwasegun (Segun) Afolaranmi from Oxford University's Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) who have been awarded first and second place respectively in this year’s Top 10 Rare Rising Stars.
30 July 2021
Segun Afolaranmi of the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) is one of five graduate students currently studying at Oxford who has been awarded a £1,000 grant from the Vice Chancellor’s COVID-19 African Innovation Seed Fund for an entrepreneurial project aimed at addressing global challenges stemming from the pandemic.