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Prestigious Zülch Prize for Angela Vincent

Prestigious Zülch Prize for Angela Vincent

Award Clinical Neurology

The 2018 Zülch Prize honours research into autoimmunity in neurological diseases. Angela Vincent shares the award with Jerome Posner and Josep Dalmau.

Conferment of new titles

Conferment of new titles

Award

Congratulations to all staff who have received new titles

Young people get a taste of working in our labs

Young people get a taste of working in our labs

Public engagement

Four students were placed in our department as part of the In2Science programme this summer.

New research on recovery following intensive care treatment

New research on recovery following intensive care treatment

Anaesthetics Research

Out-of-hours discharge from intensive care is strongly associated with both in-hospital death and ICU readmission.

High instance of shoulder impairment in patients discharged from intensive care

High instance of shoulder impairment in patients discharged from intensive care

Anaesthetics Research

A team involving our Critical Care Research Group have discovered that patients with severe illnesses treated on intensive care units often have problems with their movement and mobility long after they are discharged from hospital.

NDCN research underpins new European licence for migraine prevention drug

NDCN research underpins new European licence for migraine prevention drug

Clinical Neurology

Novartis receives European licence for Aimovig® (erenumab), the first treatment designed specifically for the prevention of migraine

Change blindness work presented at Digital Humanities Summer School

Change blindness work presented at Digital Humanities Summer School

Clinical Neurology Research

Chrystalina Antoniades of the NeuroMetrology Lab delivered a session to these summer school delegates about her work on change blindness with the Ashmolean.

Effectiveness of low dose aspirin dependent on body size

Effectiveness of low dose aspirin dependent on body size

Research Stroke & Dementia

About one billion people worldwide take regular aspirin, usually to prevent heart attacks or strokes. But a new study suggests a more tailored strategy is required.

More awareness needed about stroke risk after mini-stroke

More awareness needed about stroke risk after mini-stroke

Research Stroke & Dementia

Professor Peter Rothwell says more must be done to raise awareness of the need to take rapid action after a mini-stroke in order to reduce the number of major strokes.

Study identifies biomarker for the diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Study identifies biomarker for the diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Clinical Neurology Research

Our Department collaborated with Oxford BioDynamics and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School.

New Yorker discusses Professor Irene Tracey's work

New Yorker discusses Professor Irene Tracey's work

Integrative Neuroimaging Research

The New Yorker features our Head of Department Professor Irene Tracey, and her research into the neuroscience of pain.

Neurology features in BBC programme about the JR Hospital

Neurology features in BBC programme about the JR Hospital

Clinical Neurology Public engagement

Aarti Jagannath presents the first in a new series about how the NHS changed our world

First human test of robotic eye surgery a success

First human test of robotic eye surgery a success

Ophthalmology Research

The first trial of robot-assisted eye surgery in patients has shown the technique to be both safe and effective.

World’s largest autism grant will transform research landscape

World’s largest autism grant will transform research landscape

Clinical Neurology Research

The largest research grant ever given for neurodevelopmental conditions has been awarded by the Innovative Medicines Initiative to an international consortium academically led by the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London.

Sharing Good Practice: NDCN Carers' Career Fund

Sharing Good Practice: NDCN Carers' Career Fund

Staff development

Our Staff Development Officer shares best practice in National Carers Week (11-17 June)

Oxford Centre for Neuroinflammation Launched

Oxford Centre for Neuroinflammation Launched

Clinical Neurology

We are delighted to announce the launch of the new Oxford Centre for Neuroinflammation (OCNI), which aims to shed light on the causes of neurodegenerative diseases and uncover new treatment pathways.

New Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences

New Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences

Clinical Neurology Research

We are delighted to announce that David Beeson, Professor in Molecular Neurosciences, and Robert MacLaren, Professor of Ophthalmology, have been elected Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

Building work for new neuroscience research facility gets under way

Building work for new neuroscience research facility gets under way

Integrative Neuroimaging Stroke & Dementia

Work to build the UK’s first dedicated centre for research into the prevention of stroke and dementia has started in Oxford.

Digital festival engages public with brain research

Digital festival engages public with brain research

Integrative Neuroimaging Public engagement

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.

New Chair in Emerging Technologies

New Chair in Emerging Technologies

Research

The Royal Academy of Engineering has announced long-term support to ten engineering global visionaries to develop areas of emerging technology.

From Neuroscience to Politics and Back Again

From Neuroscience to Politics and Back Again

Integrative Neuroimaging

Gwenaëlle Douaud experiences the Royal Society’s Pairing Scheme

Thomas Willis Day 2018

Thomas Willis Day 2018

Event

On 14 March we celebrated the work of our Department over the previous year, marking our successes in research, teaching and public engagement.

Celebrating International Women's Day

Celebrating International Women's Day

Event

On Thursday 8 March 2018, some of our Department's senior women attended a dinner to mark International Women's Day.

Sleep scientists collaborate with nightshift workers on art project

Sleep scientists collaborate with nightshift workers on art project

Ophthalmology SCNi

Researchers at the Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute (SCNi) have been working with visual artist Martin Kohout to reveal the stories of the night-shift workers who keep London running.

Spot the difference

Spot the difference

Clinical Neurology Publication Research

Remember trying to spot the subtle differences between pictures as a child? It kept us quiet for hours! Neuroscientists including Chrystalina Antoniades have been working with staff at Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum on some interesting ‘spot the difference’ experiments, to try and find out more about how we perceive things.

Charlotte Stagg wins Sieratzki UK-Israel Prize

Charlotte Stagg wins Sieratzki UK-Israel Prize

Award Integrative Neuroimaging

This is one of four prestigious prizes for advances in neuroscience supported by the British Neuroscience Associations (BNA) and the Israel Society for Neuroscience (ISFN).

Seeing Pain: Irene Tracey on BBC Radio

Seeing Pain: Irene Tracey on BBC Radio

Integrative Neuroimaging Research

Our Head of Department Professor Irene Tracey presents a four-part series about pain on the BBC World Service

Team write neuroimaging primers

Team write neuroimaging primers

Integrative Neuroimaging

A team of Oxford scientists have written the first three books in a new series of Oxford Neuroimaging Primers, published by Oxford University Press and edited by Mark Jenkinson and Michael Chappell.

Tim Behrens Finalist in Blavatnik Awards

Tim Behrens Finalist in Blavatnik Awards

Award Integrative Neuroimaging

Tim Behrens is among the laureates and finalists of the 2018 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in the United Kingdom, announced today by the Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences.

Picture this!

Picture this!

Award Integrative Neuroimaging

NDCN DPhil student Malte Kaller wins University Innovation Photography Competition

Encephalitis Research Engagement Day

Encephalitis Research Engagement Day

Clinical Neurology Public engagement

On 14 November, NDCN's Autoimmune Neurology Group held an event for patients and public, to discuss the research on autoimmune encephalitis at the University of Oxford.

Can you train yourself to develop ‘super senses’?

Can you train yourself to develop ‘super senses’?

Integrative Neuroimaging

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to hear what people whispered behind your back? Or to read the bus timetable from across the street?

Launch of Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging

Launch of Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging

Integrative Neuroimaging

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.

Professor Irene Tracey to be next Warden of Merton College

Professor Irene Tracey to be next Warden of Merton College

Integrative Neuroimaging

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

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