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Pre-clinical success for universal flu vaccine offers hope

Pre-clinical success for universal flu vaccine offers hope

Medical science Research Zoology

Researchers from the University of Oxford’s Department of Zoology have demonstrated pre-clinical success for a universal flu vaccine.

17 women in MPLS are now live and part of MSD’s Women in Science project website

17 women in MPLS are now live and part of MSD’s Women in Science project website

MPLS Medical science Women in science

The Women in Science project has a collection of 56 interviews with women scientists all working at Oxford. This includes new interviews from 17 women working in Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences completed in 2017/18, alongside the original 39 women interviewed in Medical Sciences in 2014/15.

Rosalind Franklin Institute will 'transform' life sciences research through disruptive technologies

Rosalind Franklin Institute will 'transform' life sciences research through disruptive technologies

MPLS Medical science

Business Secretary Greg Clark has today launched the £103m Rosalind Franklin Institute (RFI), a national centre of excellence that will harness disruptive technologies such as AI and robotics to improve dramatically our understanding of biology.

Can microbes manipulate our minds?

Can microbes manipulate our minds?

Medical science Research Zoology

Researchers at the University of Oxford have proposed an evolutionary framework to understand why microbes living in the gut affect the brain and behaviour, published in Nature Reviews Microbiology.

Body temperature liver storage technique improves transplant success

Body temperature liver storage technique improves transplant success

Biomedical engineering Medical science Research

Preserving livers at body temperature has been shown to improve transplant success and to increase the number of viable donor livers available for transplant, which could lead to shorter waiting lists for patients and lower mortality rates.

MPLS researchers honoured in Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists

MPLS researchers honoured in Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists

Award Chemistry Medical science Physics

Four scientists and engineers from Oxford University are among the laureates and finalists of the 2018 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in the United Kingdom, announced today by the Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences.

Worm study reveals role of stem cells in cancer

Worm study reveals role of stem cells in cancer

Medical science Research Zoology

A new study carried out by the University of Oxford has used flatworms to look at the role of migrating stem cells in cancer.

A new method of 3D printing living tissues

A new method of 3D printing living tissues

Chemistry Medical science Research Spin out

Scientists at the University of Oxford have developed a new method to 3D-print laboratory-grown cells to form living structures.

Mechanism behind sudden cardiac deaths in sports uncovered

Mechanism behind sudden cardiac deaths in sports uncovered

Computer science Medical science Research

Researchers have worked out the mechanism behind sudden cardiac deaths that follow a hard blow to the chest.

Oxford student creates first synthetic retina

Oxford student creates first synthetic retina

Chemistry Innovation and Enterprise Medical science Research

A synthetic, soft tissue retina developed by an Oxford University student could offer fresh hope to visually impaired people.

£126.5 million for Oxford medical research

£126.5 million for Oxford medical research

Award Biomedical engineering Engineering Medical science Research

The University of Oxford and local NHS partners have won £126.5 million to support medical research.