1 June 2022
The 'Explore Science Together' event takes place at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History on Tuesday 7 June.
1 June 2022
Funding to train the next generation of cutting-edge antimicrobial resistance researchers has been announced by Ineos Oxford Institute (IOI), the University of Oxford, and the University of Cambridge.
5 May 2022
Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin made key contributions to Medical Sciences and was the third woman to win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
8 February 2022
Researchers at Oxford University have implanted a novel closed-loop research platform for investigating the role of the pedunculopontine nucleus (PPN) – a brainstem nucleus – in Parkinson’s-like Multiple Systems Atrophy (MSA).
26 January 2022
A £11 million Cancer Research UK investment has been awarded to the University of Oxford and Oxford-based NHS to catalyse the translation of its world-leading cancer research for patient benefit.
6 January 2022
Scientists have found evidence that a type of the antibiotic resistant superbug MRSA arose in nature long before the use of antibiotics in humans and livestock, which has traditionally been blamed for its emergence.
6 January 2022
A publication by University of Oxford researchers describes a new minimally invasive and inexpensive blood test that can identify cancer in patients with non-specific symptoms.
16 November 2021
A carbon capture company established less than a year ago by two Oxford students has been announced as one of 23 winners of the XPRIZE student competition.
9 November 2021
The HumBug project has developed methods to detect and identify different species of mosquitoes using the acoustic signature (sound) of their flight tones, captured on an inexpensive smartphone.
5 November 2021
Oxford University today joins a consortium led by the digital quantum computing company, SEEQC, to build and deliver a full-stack quantum computer for pharmaceutical drug development for Merck KGaA.
New research provides compelling evidence of the connection between AMR surgical-site infections and arthropods
30 September 2021
AMR could render many of the current mainstay and last-resort antibiotics useless, resulting in many more deaths from previously treatable infections. In 2019, a UN report estimated that drug-resistant microbes could lead to ten million deaths per year, and cost the world $100trn, by 2050.
23 September 2021
Oxford University has been selected as the home of the new Podium Analytics Institute for Youth Sports Medicine and Technology. This will be the world’s first academic Institute focused on young athletes’ safety and lifelong health.
Reducing children’s exposure to malaria in their early years substantially cuts the risk of hospitalisation
2 September 2021
For the first time in more than two decades, a team from the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme and University of Oxford (including Department of Zoology researchers) have quantified the risk of children suffering severe outcomes from malaria.
1 September 2021
An Artificial Intelligence (AI) test performed by the bedside in 10 minutes quickly and safely triages patients coming to hospital for COVID-19, a University of Oxford-led study has shown.
10 August 2021
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.
8 July 2021
The Oxford-Suzhou Centre for Advanced Research, known as OSCAR, has marked another significant milestone with the launch of OSCAR-Prenetics Innovation and Technology Centre for Advanced Molecular Diagnostics (the OSCAR-Prenetics ITC).
9 June 2021
A cross-disciplinary team from the Universities of Oxford, Ulster and UCL have announced major funding from EPSRC to tackle the growing challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR).
3 June 2021
A new international study involving University of Oxford researchers has conclusively demonstrated that national lockdowns and public health campaigns introduced at the start of the pandemic have reduced the transmission of bacteria that cause respiratory infections.