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First in europe to acquire latest meg technology from megin

First in Europe to acquire latest MEG Technology from MEGIN

Strategic Developments

The University of Oxford is the first in Europe to acquire the latest technology in functional brain imaging. TRIUX™ neo, a magnetoencephalograph (MEG), is a highly sensitive non-invasive system for mapping the human brain.

2018night time cat2019 a children2019s book to support improved grammar understanding

‘Night-time Cat’ - a children’s book to support improved grammar understanding

Public Engagement Research Highlights

Postdoctoral research associate publishes a children's book that enables greater exposure to complex grammar structures at a young age, supporting children's long-term reading and learning development.

Senior pain researcher to move to oxford

Senior pain researcher to move to Oxford

Strategic Developments

We are looking forward to welcoming Dr Ben Seymour to our Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging.

Queen of pain on her life scientific

Queen of Pain on her Life Scientific

Public Engagement Research Highlights

The Head of NDCN Professor Irene Tracey talks to Radio 4's Jim Al-Khalili about imaging pain in the brain

Future of mindfulness research at oxford secured with new professorship

Future of Mindfulness research at Oxford secured with new professorship

Strategic Developments

A generous gift from The Sir John Ritblat Family Foundation has enabled the creation of a new Professorship in Mindfulness and Psychological Science.

Inside the wade martins lab for world parkinsons day

Inside the Wade-Martins Lab for World Parkinson's Day

Events Public Engagement Research Highlights

We are raising awareness of Parkinson's Disease and related disorders with a unique video insight into the work of the Wade-Martins Group.

New insight uncovered into one of the most important features of hearing

New insight uncovered into one of the most important features of hearing

Research Highlights

Dr Kerry Walker and her team help us to better understand how we perceive pitch, a feature of hearing critical to recognising communication through sound, such as speech and music.

Link confirmed between white matter pathways and strength of communication between brain regions

Link confirmed between white matter pathways and strength of communication between brain regions

Research Highlights

The degree to which functional connectivity between brain regions is affected by the properties of white matter pathways is a fundamental question in neuroscience.

Research leads to drug discovery programme for treating pain

Research leads to drug discovery programme for treating pain

Research Highlights

LifeArc, one of the UK’s leading medical research charities, has signed a deal to license an ion channel drug discovery programme to Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited.

New small bore mri scanner share share share

New small bore MRI scanner

Strategic Developments

The new small-animal scanner for the Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging is lifted into place at the Biomedical Services Building

Matthew rushworth elected frs

Matthew Rushworth elected FRS

Awards and Honours

Professor Matthew Rushworth, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience has been honoured by the Royal Society by being elected a Fellow for his outstanding contributions to science

Brainscapes 2091 winners

BRAINSCapes 2091 Winners

Awards and Honours

The winners of our annual Neuroscience image competition

Urgent need for guidelines to communicate with children about life threatening conditions

Urgent need for guidelines to communicate with children about life threatening conditions

Research Highlights

The global prevalence of life threatening conditions in children and parents makes it an urgent priority to develop child-focused communication guidelines for healthcare professionals to support families in their time of need.

The 2019 sherrington poster prize

The 2019 Sherrington Poster Prize

Awards and Honours

The 2019 Sherrington Prize was awarded on March 20th at the Oxford Neuroscience Symposium

Brain awareness week 2019

Brain Awareness Week 2019

Public Engagement

Brain Awareness Week is an annual global initiative designed to raise awareness among the public about brain-related research and the impact that neuroscientists are having on the world.

Professor dame kay davies honoured with the biochemical societys centenary award 2020

Professor Dame Kay Davies honoured with the Biochemical Society's Centenary Award 2020

Awards and Honours

Professor Dame Kay Davies has been awarded the Biochemical Society's 2020 Centenary Award in recognition for the excellence of her work on Duchenne muscular dystrophy and the profound impact her research has had on the scientific community and wider society.

Professor tipu aziz recipient of britains highest neurosurgery honour

Professor Tipu Aziz recipient of Britain's highest neurosurgery honour

Awards and Honours

Professor Tipu Aziz from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) has been awarded the Medal of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS) for his lifetime achievement in neurosurgery.

Nmdar antibody encephalitis a new clinical way to identify patients

NMDAR-Antibody Encephalitis: A new clinical way to identify patients

Research Highlights

Paper published in Lancet Psychiatry may help with the accurate detection of this form of autoimmune encephalitis

World2019s first gene therapy operation for common cause of sight loss carried out

World’s first gene therapy operation for common cause of sight loss carried out

Research Highlights

Researchers in Oxford have carried out the world’s first gene therapy operation to tackle the root cause of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the UK’s most common cause of sight loss.

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