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Student news

  • Appointment – Director of Graduate Studies

    After many years, Professor Jon Austyn is stepping down as Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) for the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS), prior to his retirement at the end of this academic year. We are delighted to welcome Professor Claire Edwards as his successor.

  • Double success at The Transplantation Society Conference

    The Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) is pleased to announce its success at the 29th International Congress of The Transplantation Society (TTS 2022) in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 10 to 14 September. Hisashi Hashimoto and Professor Fadi Issa received a Mentee-Mentor Award and Marie Sion won a Young Investigator Award.

  • Two NDS researchers receive prestigious MRC Clinical Research Training Fellowships

    Miss Catherine Lovegrove and Dr Alexander Sagar from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) have been awarded highly competitive Clinical Research Training Fellowships by the Medical Research Council (MRC).

  • DPhil student awarded prestigious prize by Italian medical academy

    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 high achievers ranked top three Rare Rising Stars

    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.

  • MSc student wins COVID-19 African Innovation Seed Fund

    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.