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The full picture: Oxford in portraits

The full picture: Oxford in portraits

An exhibition at the Weston Library presents new portraits of a diverse range of living Oxonians.

Researchers WIN new funding

Researchers WIN new funding

Researchers from the new Wellcome Trust Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging (WIN) have attracted significant new funding.

Encephalitis Research Engagement Day

Encephalitis Research Engagement Day

On 14 November, the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neuroscinece's Autoimmune Neurology Group held an event for patients and public, to discuss our research on autoimmune encephalitis.

Dolphin brains show signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Dolphin brains show signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Study suggests Alzheimer’s Disease and Type 2 diabetes might both be the price of a longer lifespan, with altered insulin function the common cause.

Triple win for Oxford at the RCPsych Awards 2017

Triple win for Oxford at the RCPsych Awards 2017

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and University of Oxford praised as leaders in their field by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Silk could be used to repair damaged spinal cords

Silk could be used to repair damaged spinal cords

Modified silk from Asian wild silkworms could be used in a strategy to repair damaged spinal cords, according to scientists from the universities of Aberdeen and Oxford.

Novel Theory of Synaptic Plasticity

Novel Theory of Synaptic Plasticity

New insights into role of pre and post synaptic changes

BMA Medical Book Awards 2017

BMA Medical Book Awards 2017

Best Neurology Textbook

Caleb Webber made Full Professor

Caleb Webber made Full Professor

Honoured in the most recent Recognition of Distinction round 2017

A new approach to improving hemispatial neglect after stroke

A new approach to improving hemispatial neglect after stroke

Research by Jacinta O'Shea from the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences reveals the striking potential of brain stimulation to cause long-lasting improvements in stroke patients’ attention deficits.

Silent Signal

Silent Signal

An exhibition featuring Oxford’s Peter Oliver has been selected by The British Council to been shown in South Korea as part of part of UK/Korea 2017–18.

The new Broadbent Computer Teaching Laboratories

The new Broadbent Computer Teaching Laboratories

Important steps towards our new Psychology facilities

Professor Irene Tracey to be next Warden of Merton College

Professor Irene Tracey to be next Warden of Merton College

Professor Irene Tracey FMedSci is to be the next Warden of Merton College, Oxford.

Gene therapy shows promise for reversing blindness

Gene therapy shows promise for reversing blindness

In a laboratory study in Oxford, researchers have shown how it might be possible to reverse blindness using gene therapy to reprogram cells at the back of the eye to become light sensitive.

Potential new route to treatment for Cerebellar Ataxia?

Potential new route to treatment for Cerebellar Ataxia?

Researchers from the teams of Andrea Németh (NDCN) and Esther Becker (DPAG) have published an important paper reporting dominant mutations that cause a new type of cerebellar ataxia, Spinocerebellar Ataxia type 44.

2017 Teaching Excellence Awards

2017 Teaching Excellence Awards

The 2017 awardees have been announced and our Neuroscience Community has once again been recognized for its excellence.

Award for David Dupret

Award for David Dupret

We are delighted to announce that Dr David Dupret from the MRC BNDU is the recipient of the 2018 Boehringer Ingelheim FENS Research Award

James Parkinson 200th anniversary events

James Parkinson 200th anniversary events

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of the first codified description of the condition that we now know as Parkinson's disease.

Treating insomnia may reduce mental health problems

Treating insomnia may reduce mental health problems

Treating insomnia with online CBT could reduce anxiety, depression, and paranoia, according to a large randomised controlled trial led by Prof Daniel Freeman, published in The Lancet Psychiatry.

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