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6 January 2021
We are pleased to announce that Professor Alison Simmons has been appointed as the new Director of the MRC Human Immunology Unit.
8 October 2020
A free game launched today allows players to role-play the deployment of a virtual vaccine to help to halt the global spread of a viral pandemic.
Staff/student support resources
University of Oxford COVID-19 response latest
University of Oxford staff and student testing for COVID-19
University of Oxford Coronavirus Research
- Working from home guide for University staff (SSO required)
IT advice from MSD IT
IT Services: Adjusting to working from home
IT Services: Guidance for teaching remotely
Information Security: Advice
Sources of support for wellbeing
- Dept. of Experimental Psychology mental health resources
Looking after dependants
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