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Masonic charitable foundation fund studentship at centre for the prevention of stroke and dementia

Masonic Charitable Foundation Fund Studentship at Centre for the Prevention of Stroke and Dementia

Stroke & Dementia Teaching

The charity has provided £126K of funding for one 3-year clinical research fellowship starting in January 2020.

Heart rate rise and blood pressure drops during pregnancy are not as dramatic as previously thought

Heart rate rise and blood pressure drops during pregnancy are not as dramatic as previously thought

Anaesthetics Research

New analysis from over 36,000 healthy women in 20 countries suggests that physiological changes during pregnancy may not be as dramatic as traditionally taught. However, blood pressures do appear to be increasing year on year.

High profile doctors visit the patient safety academy

High-profile doctors visit the Patient Safety Academy

Anaesthetics

The Patient Safety Academy (PSA) at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences was honoured to host two high profile British doctors and an international research leader yesterday.

Researchers identify genetic regions associated with left handedness and link them with brain architecture in language regions

Researchers identify genetic regions associated with left-handedness and link them with brain architecture in language regions

Integrative Neuroimaging Research

A new study has for the first time identified regions of the genome associated with left-handedness in the general population and linked their effects with brain architecture. The study linked these genetic differences with the connections between areas of the brain related to language.

Engaging young people with our work over the summer

Engaging young people with our work over the summer

Public engagement

The summer of 2019 saw many of our researchers getting involved in initiatives to engage young people with our work.

Six new professors

Six New Professors

Award Research

We are delighted to announce that the University of Oxford has conferred the title of Full Professor on several members of our Department. This demonstrates the breadth and depth of our research.

Shelock holmes inspiring girls with science

SHElock Holmes - inspiring girls with science

Integrative Neuroimaging Public engagement

On 27 July, 16 girls aged between 11-14 joined the SHElock team from our Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging.

Former staff honoured in naming of rooms

Former staff honoured in naming of rooms

Integrative Neuroimaging

Our Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging has chosen to name its new meeting rooms after several people who have played a key role in shaping what the Centre is today.

Ruxandra dafinca awarded oxford celgene fellowship

Ruxandra Dafinca awarded Oxford-Celgene Fellowship

Award Clinical Neurology Research

This is one of six new Oxford-Celgene Fellowships, which give postdoctoral researchers exposure to the field of commercial drug discovery and development.

New head for nuffield department of clinical neurosciences kevin talbot

New Head for Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences: Professor Kevin Talbot

Research

Today we formally welcome Professor Kevin Talbot to the Headship of the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences.

Smartphone test predicts how symptoms develop in parkinson2019s

Smartphone test predicts how symptoms develop in Parkinson’s

Clinical Neurology Research

Our researchers have found that a simple test carried out on a smartphone can help to predict future change in people in the early stages of Parkinson’s.

Oxford partners with quinnipiac to improve neuro rehabilitation

Oxford partners with Quinnipiac to improve neuro-rehabilitation

Clinical Neurology Teaching

The delivery of clinical care, research, and education in neuro-rehabilitation in Oxford will be revolutionised by an innovative partnership with Quinnipiac University, Hartford, USA.

Wellcome centre for integrative neuroimaging triumphs at public engagement with research awards

Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging triumphs at Public Engagement with Research Awards

Award Integrative Neuroimaging Public engagement

The Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging (WIN) has won an award in this year’s University of Oxford Vice-Chancellor’s Public Engagement with Research Awards. These celebrate excellence in public engagement across the University.

Human brains reorganise experiences while resting to find new solutions

Human brains reorganise experiences while resting to find new solutions

Integrative Neuroimaging Research

Although computers are making impressive strides in learning, humans still learn orders of magnitude faster.

Ndcn heads to the royal society to showcase research

NDCN heads to the Royal Society to showcase research

Anaesthetics Integrative Neuroimaging Public engagement

Our exhibit at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition (1-7 July 2019), will bring the topic of ‘Breathing with your Brain’ to life!

Thomas willis day 2019

Thomas Willis Day 2019

Event

On 16 May we celebrated the work of our Department over the previous year, marking our successes in research, teaching and public engagement.

Simon kyle named nihr oxford brc senior research fellow

Simon Kyle named NIHR Oxford BRC Senior Research Fellow

Award Ophthalmology SCNi

The Oxford BRC is delighted to announce the appointment of seven new Senior Research Fellows.

Risk of dementia after tia or stroke

Risk of dementia after TIA or stroke

Stroke & Dementia

Risk of dementia after stroke is a major concern for patients and carers. Reliable data on risk of dementia, particularly after TIA or minor stroke, are scarce.

Wellcome trust collaborative award for integrative imaging of brain structure and function

Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award for integrative imaging of brain structure and function

Award Integrative Neuroimaging Research

A group of Prinicpal Investigators have been awarded a £4m Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award to image brain structure and function

Research confirms link between brain2019s white matter pathways and strength of communication between brain regions

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

Integrative Neuroimaging Research

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

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