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News Articles: Research

Vaccine for treating cancer made possible using Oxford COVID vaccine technology

Research from the University of Oxford and the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research has shown that the technology behind the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine has potential in treating cancer Scientists from the University of Oxford and the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research are building on the success of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 to develop a […]

Oxford retains top spot in world rankings for sixth consecutive year

The University of Oxford remains top of the table in latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings Times Higher Education (THE) has announced the results of the THE World University Rankings 2022, with the University of Oxford retaining top spot for an impressive sixth consecutive year. In a year dominated by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, […]

Boost to international opportunities for Oxford Brookes students

Oxford Brookes University has been awarded funding as part of the government’s first Turing Scheme, to give students opportunities to work and study abroad. Up to 90 students from Oxford Brookes could benefit from the programme in the next academic year, with the opportunity to take up international work placements, global exchange programmes or study […]

Oxford spin out partners with J&J to transform lung cancer treatment

Optellum, a lung health start-up in Oxford, aims to redefine early interception of lung cancer using artificial intelligence (AI) decision support software. Optellum, a lung-health AI company in Oxford has entered a strategic collaboration with the Lung Cancer Initiative at Johnson & Johnson. Through the collaboration, Optellum will apply its AI-powered clinical decision support platform with […]

STUDY PRESENTS FIRST FINDINGS ON BLOOD CLOTTING AFTER COVID-19 VACCINATION

National researchers have determined the case definition criteria for the diagnosis of patients with vaccine-induced immune thrombocytopenia and thrombosis (VITT), a new thrombotic syndrome associated with the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccination. The paper, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, looks at symptoms, signs and outcomes of the first 220 UK cases of VITT. The research […]

New research on preventing infant deaths due to neonatal sepsis

Information about the most effective antibiotics to use in low and middle income countries (LMICs) for neonatal sepsis has been discovered uniquely combining epidemiological, genomic and pharmacodynamic data. The research could be applied to potentially save many lives globally by increasing the effective treatment – currently neonatal sepsis causes an estimated 2.5 million infant deaths […]

Oxford Brookes Professor honoured with fellowship of the British Academy

Professor David Knights from Oxford Brookes Business School has been elected Fellow of the British Academy, in recognition of his contribution to the humanities and social sciences. Professor Knights researches management education, organisation and leadership, gender and diversity, the body and ethics, identity and power, technology, and finance. His most recent research has focussed on the […]

OAHP Annual Report and case studies for 2020/2021

The OAHP has produced its first Annual Report with accompanying case studies and this has been submitted to NIHR.  It can be accessed Paper 4 Oxford Academic Health Partners AHSC Annual Report 2020-2021_FINAL The Report covers progress towards objectives and highlights the significant activities during the year.  The Case Studies cover@ Pandemic preparedness : responding […]

OAHP Charity Awards

The Oxford Academic Health Partners Charity has made a series of awards to staff and students across the partner organisations for the first time.  A total of just under £32,000 has been made available to 59 staff from Oxford Brookes, Oxford Health, Oxford University Hospitals and the University of Oxford. The Board of the Charity, […]

Oxford Cancer launched

Oxford Cancer launched Oxford Cancer is a new initiative at the University of Oxford, representing cancer research across the city of Oxford. Oxford Cancer facilitates and supports the application of University of Oxford and OUH research to tackle one of the biggest causes of death worldwide through multidisciplinary collaborations. As a strategic research theme, Oxford […]