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Catch up on the latest research findings and success stories from across the department.

Quality in Care Awards

Quality in Care Awards

OCDEM

Congratulations to Angela Hargreaves and Pam Dyson for winning the Patient Care Pathway – Adults category at the highly regarded Quality in Care Awards held on the 12 October.

RDM Career Day 2017

RDM Career Day 2017

Department Athena SWAN

The annual RDM Career Day is back, providing the perfect opportunity to learn more about careers inside and outside academia.

Mental Health Day 2017

Mental Health Day 2017

Department

10 October marks World Mental Health Day and the theme of this year’s awareness day is workplace wellbeing. To mark the day, we are reflecting on the sources of support available within the University to help you look after you mental health.

Rainbows, blood, virtual reality and dance – RDM hits the Curiosity Carnival

Rainbows, blood, virtual reality and dance – RDM hits the Curiosity Carnival

Department OCDEM NDCLS WIMM IMD CVM HIU MHU Athena SWAN

The Curiosity Carnival rolled into town on 29 September for a festival of all things research. Over 30 researchers from across RDM took part in the largest public engagement event Oxford has ever staged.

Blood donors could give blood more often

Blood donors could give blood more often

Department Research NDCLS

New research shows that blood donors could safely give blood more frequently than is allowed at present. At the moment in the UK men can give blood every 12 weeks, women every 16 weeks. The new research demonstrates that in certain situations and for certain donors, shortening the donation interval is a viable approach for blood services to take.

Diabetes mega-trials yield new insights into impact of diabetes drugs on cardiovascular system

Diabetes mega-trials yield new insights into impact of diabetes drugs on cardiovascular system

Department Research OCDEM

The Diabetes Trials Unit have published the results of two mega-trials, involving over 20,000 participants and 36 countries, shedding new light of the impact of diabetes drugs on the cardiovascular system.

Congratulations to our new University Research Lecturers!

Congratulations to our new University Research Lecturers!

Department CVM OCDEM OCMR

We are pleased to announce that we have three new University Research Lecturers within RDM.

Congratulations to our new Professors!

Congratulations to our new Professors!

Department NDCLS MHU WIMM CVM Athena SWAN

Congratulations to Prof Marella de Bruijn (Professor of Developmental Haematopoiesis), Prof Deborah Gill (Professor of Gene Medicine) and Prof Charalambos Antoniades (Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine) who were all awarded the title of full professor in the recent Recognition of Distinction Exercise.

Excellence in Teaching Awards

Excellence in Teaching Awards

Department NDCLS WIMM MHU Athena SWAN

Staff across RDM have been recognised in the Medical Sciences Division’s Teaching Excellence Awards 2017. The Teaching Excellence Awards scheme recognises and rewards excellence in teaching, the organisation and development of teaching, and support for teaching and learning, within a research-intensive environment.

NHS England announces inspiring female healthcare scientists to join 2017 fellowship programme

NHS England announces inspiring female healthcare scientists to join 2017 fellowship programme

Department CVM CCRF Athena SWAN

Congratulations to Dr Lisa Ayers, who has been awarded a Chief Scientific Officer’s (CSO) WISE Fellowship. Now in its second year, the Chief Scientific Officer's WISE Fellowship is a unique opportunity for mid-career female healthcare scientists to gain invaluable leadership experience. Successful applicants will be selected based on both their potential to make a difference in their current and future roles in addition to their commitment to inspire the next generation of healthcare scientists.

Curiosity Carnival

Curiosity Carnival

Department

Curiosity Carnival (European Researchers Night) is nearly here! Join us on 29 September as researchers across RDM showcase their research in Oxford’s largest ever public engagement event. From a dance performance about heart rhythm research and virtual reality genetics, through to uncovering the mysteries of your amazing blood – we will be dotted across Oxford’s amazing museums.

Anneliese Dodds MP visits MRC WIMM

Anneliese Dodds MP visits MRC WIMM

Department WIMM NDCLS IMD HIU MHU

The MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (MRC WIMM) invited Oxford East MP Anneliese Dodds to learn more about cutting edge research taking place in her constituency and learn more from researchers about the challenges they face. The visit took place on 30 August.

Marella de Bruijn becomes Director of the Oxford-MRC Doctoral Training Partnership

Marella de Bruijn becomes Director of the Oxford-MRC Doctoral Training Partnership

Department NDCLS WIMM MHU Athena SWAN

Congratulations to Prof Marella de Bruijn, Associate Professor of Developmental Haematopoiesis, who has become the Director of the Oxford-MRC Doctoral Training Partnership.

Dr Beth Psaila wins L’Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science Award

Dr Beth Psaila wins L’Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science Award

Department NDCLS WIMM MHU Athena SWAN

Congratulations to Dr Beth Psaila, who has won a prestigious Fellowship at the L’Oréal-UNESCO UK and Ireland For Women In Science awards. She was one of five scientists to receive the highly competitive award.

Researchers develop new scan to predict stroke

Researchers develop new scan to predict stroke

Department Research AVIC IMD Publication

Researchers from the Radcliffe Department of Medicine have developed a new type of MRI scan to predict the risk of having a stroke, thanks to funding from the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

Researchers develop new early warning scan for heart attacks

Researchers develop new early warning scan for heart attacks

Department Research CVM

Researchers at the University of Oxford have developed a new type of imaging test to provide an early warning of coronary artery disease, and the risk of heart attacks.

Ian backs health research after Ebola trial led to fatty liver disease diagnosis

Ian backs health research after Ebola trial led to fatty liver disease diagnosis

Department Research OCDEM

An Oxfordshire man who took part in fatty liver disease research after the condition was discovered through his role in an Ebola vaccine trial has urged others to participate in NHS research.

Radcliffe Department of Medicine researchers head to Royal Society Summer Science

Radcliffe Department of Medicine researchers head to Royal Society Summer Science

Department Athena SWAN OCDEM WIMM NDCLS MHU

Researchers from RDM kick off a week-long science extravaganza today at The Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition.

From bug to drug: tick saliva could be key to treating heart disease

From bug to drug: tick saliva could be key to treating heart disease

Department CVM Research

Proteins found in tick saliva could be used to treat a potentially fatal form of heart disease, according to new research led by Professor Shoumo Bhattacharya and his team.

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