31 January 2019
Two distinct parts of the human brain - the neocortex and the hippocampus (a part of the brain involved in higher-order brain functions) - have been shown to help protect our memories from interfering with one another.
First genetic analysis of brain function and structure using UK Biobank imaging data yields exciting results
10 October 2018
Oxford scientists report exciting new insights into the structure and function of the brain using genetic information and detailed brain images from UK Biobank
26 September 2018
Tuesday 25 September saw the 'topping out' ceremony, with completion on course for next summer
26 June 2018
The New Yorker features our Head of Department Professor Irene Tracey, and her research into the neuroscience of pain.
27 April 2018
Work to build the UK’s first dedicated centre for research into the prevention of stroke and dementia has started in Oxford.
17 April 2018
For Brain Awareness Week 2018, our Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging got together with Oxford Sparks to present an immersive experience of some of Oxford's brain research.
1 November 2017
The new centre is a multi-disciplinary neuroimaging research facility which encompasses the Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain (FMRIB), Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity (OHBA, Department of Psychiatry) and imaging facilities within the Department of Experimental Psychology.
10 October 2017
Professor Irene Tracey FMedSci is to be the next Warden of Merton College, Oxford.
3 October 2017
Research by Jacinta O’Shea reveals the striking potential of brain stimulation to cause long-lasting improvements in stroke patients’ attention deficits.
20 September 2017
Professor Kyle Pattinson from the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences explains how brain scanning could help doctors to personalise treatment for people with chronic breathing disorders.