16 March 2020
Researchers from across the Medical Sciences Division are working hard to combat the COVID-19 crises. With particular strengths in infectious diseases and international health, we are well placed to contribute to better understanding and effectively controlling the epidemic.
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.
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.
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.
21 February 2019
Four Oxford University Trial Managers from four different trial units and departments recently organised a careers and networking event.
28 January 2019
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has approved the use in the NHS of ex-vivo machine perfusion for preservation of livers donated for transplants.
7 December 2018
Professor Peter McCulloch has contributed evidence to the Royal College of Surgeons' independent Commission on the Future of Surgery.
8 August 2018
A team of pathologists in Oxford, including Professor Clare Verrill from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS), is working with healthtech company Philips to create a digital pathology network to help drive faster and more efficient diagnoses for patients.
7 June 2018
Neurosurgeons from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences are set to feature in a BBC documentary called 'How the NHS Changed our World: The John Radcliffe'.
21 December 2017
NDS is pleased to announce the launch of a Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) in Patient Safety. It brings together experts in human factors, quality improvement, leadership and education to deliver an exciting series of modules to support the current safety challenges in our healthcare settings.
22 November 2017
A symposium to discuss topics around talking about dying was recently held at St Catherine's College in Oxford.
4 August 2017
Dr Clare Verrill and Dr Lisa Browning have been filmed demonstrating how to sample fresh tumours from prostate and renal cases for whole genome sequencing and the 100,000 Genomes Project.
World’s leading scientists and clinicians come together to discuss state-of-the-art advances in transplantation for type 1 diabetes
22 June 2017
This week, NDS is hosting the International Pancreas and Islet Transplantation Association (IPITA) 16th International Congress in Oxford. This is the first time that this biennial meeting has been held in the UK.
23 November 2016
A new online training tool being developed by the Genomics Education Programme for scientists processing tumour samples for whole genome sequencing will feature Dr Clare Verrill, a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Pathology at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences.
3 November 2016
Professor Paul Johnson visited Mexico City last month (25-27 October) to be part of the official launch of the TRANSDIA project – a UK-Mexico collaboration to tackle type 1 diabetes.
13 July 2016
Dr Tinashe Chandauka, a University of Cape Town alumnus who will be pursuing a DPhil in Surgical Sciences at Oxford University, has been named in the 200 Young South Africans 2016 list by the online newspaper Mail & Guardian.
12 May 2016
Dr Lauren Morgan, a lecturer in the Patient Safety Academy, talks to the Oxford Science Blog about what human factors research can teach medics about improving healthcare.
11 May 2016
The Biobank team at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences have taken part in a series of short educational films about sample processing for whole genome sequencing for the 100,000 Genomes Project.