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Ps9 million investment for health and social care research

£9 million investment for health and social care research

Major Funding Awards Strategic Developments

The NIHR Applied Research Collaboration for Oxford and Thames Valley will launch in October 2019. It is one of 15 ARC's across England, each will work with local and national partners to address some of the nation’s most pressing challenges faced by the health and care system over the next 5 years, including dementia, obesity and mental health.

Virtual reality could transform psychological therapy in the nhs

Virtual Reality Could Transform Psychological Therapy in the NHS

Research Highlights Strategic Developments

A new clinical trial is testing a virtual reality (VR) based psychological therapy for people with severe mental health difficulties. gameChange is the largest ever clinical trial of virtual reality for a mental health disorder. Automated delivery of therapy using VR has potential to transform NHS provision of psychological therapy.

Launch of oxford bioescalator

Launch of Oxford BioEscalator

Strategic Developments

Baroness Nicola Blackwood of North Oxford, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Innovation, has officially opened the Oxford BioEscalator.

Cristal health uses industrial scale data science to improve lives

Cristal Health uses industrial scale data science to improve lives

Research Highlights Strategic Developments

New spinout enterprise from Oxford seeks to accelerate evidence based innovation for treatments and services in mental health and dementia.

3 dimensional landscape of european data availability for alzheimer2019s disease research launched 3 dimensional landscape of european data availability for alzheimer2019s disease research launched

3-dimensional landscape of European data availability for Alzheimer’s disease research launched 3-dimensional landscape of European data availability for Alzheimer’s disease research launched

Research Highlights Strategic Developments

The ROADMAP project launches its Data Cube. The Cube offers a dynamic overview of the ‘landscape’ of data availability in Europe for Alzheimer’s disease research.

Dementias platform uk datathon understanding origins of dementia using machine learning

Dementias Platform UK datathon - understanding origins of dementia using machine learning

Events Strategic Developments

Using machine learning (AI) techniques to analyse complex cohort data, a group of researchers uncovered hidden patterns in cohort data that might identify those at risk of developing dementia, or indicate promising areas for research into treatments.

Thomas willis day 2019

Thomas Willis Day 2019

Events Research Highlights Strategic Developments

On 16 May the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences celebrated the work of the previous year, marking their successes in research, teaching and public engagement

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.

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.

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.

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

New mrc talks podcast career inspirations

New 'MRC talks' podcast - Career Inspirations

Public Engagement Strategic Developments

The new MRC talks podcast tells Professor Daniel Freeman’s career story – helping to improve lives through medical research.

6th course on network meta analysis 24 26 june 2019

6th Course on Network Meta-Analysis: 24-26 June 2019

Events Strategic Developments

Led by Professor Andrea Cipriani the 3-day interactive course will give participants knowledge and practical skills on how to understand, critically appraise and publish a network meta-analysis.

Medical sciences division announces new industry expert in residence

Medical Sciences Division announces new Industry Expert in Residence

Strategic Developments

Dr Andy Pearce, Director of Discovery Partnerships with Academia at GSK joins the scheme as a Drug Discovery and Development Expert

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