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Category Archives: Partnerships

CDPRP contributes to ‘Equity in the STEM workforce’ report

The Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice’s EPSRC research project, ‘Women and Spinouts: A Case for Action’ has contributed to the ‘Equity in the STEM workforce’ report published by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Diversity and Inclusion in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). The report makes key recommendations to the UK Government […]

Oxford Brookes Business School awarded Small Business Charter status

In recognition of its outstanding support for small businesses, student and social entrepreneurship and commitment to the local economy, Oxford Brookes Business School has been awarded the Small Business Charter Award. The Small Business Charter Award is a national accreditation, assessed by small business leaders, and Oxford Brookes Business School now joins 36 other institutions who hold […]

Research programme tackling COVID-19 variants of concern receives funding boost

 A gift from the Red Avenue Foundation will enable the expansion of a major research programme aimed at rapidly identifying and interrogating emerging COVID-19 variants. The funding will support a multidisciplinary team of scientists from the University of Oxford and the Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust as they continuously assess new COVID-19 variants, […]

Oxford vaccine reaches one billion doses released

The University of Oxford’s and our partners AstraZeneca have today announced that one billion doses of the ChAdOx1 nCov-19 coronavirus vaccine have been released, to more than 170 countries, marking a key milestone as part of the University and AstraZeneca’s joint vision to make the available to the world, on a not-for-profit basis for the […]

Two doses of vaccine offer same protection from COVID as prior infection, study finds

Two doses of either the Pfizer or Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine offer similar protection against symptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection to that coming from natural immunity after infection, an ongoing study of healthcare workers has found. None of the 1,456 healthcare workers at Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust who had received two vaccines had a symptomatic infection […]

OUH ACHIEVES TECHNOLOGY ACCREDITATION

The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre (NOC) in Oxford has been rated highly for how it uses technology to improve patient care.  Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the hospital, has reached ‘Stage 6’ on the EMR Adoption and Maturity (EMRAM) scale, the second highest rating by the international Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).  HIMSS is […]

Oxford researchers awarded funding to unlock disease biology

Oxford Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC) is a key member of a new EUbOPEN consortium which has been awarded funding from the Innovative Medicines Initiative to develop openly available chemical tools for understanding human biology. The Oxford Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC) is a key member of a new consortium, “Enabling and Unlocking biology in the Open” (EUbOPEN), which […]