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Have you thought of a career in Medical Research?

NDORMS is hosting a series of online talks/conversations with scientists from NDORMS and other University of Oxford Medical Science departments for Y12/13 students. These will be a mix of information about both the scientists careers and their research work with plenty of time for Q&As on either.

These talks are a joint initiative between two departments in the Oxford University Medical Sciences Division (NDORMS and NDS) 

Talks will be run as a zoom webinar and each session with three researchers takes 45-60minutes.  If you would like to attend the talks please sign up using the links below.  A link to the recording of the talks will be posted here after it happens


Upcoming Talks

Wednesday 9th November 4pm

Registration link for talk


Wednesday 14th December 4pm

Registration link for talk



Wednesday 12th October 4pm

Part of the IF Oxford Festival of Science and Ideas

Registration link for talk 


Tonia Vincent - How to cure an incurable disease

An academic rheumatologist’s journey!

Sushma Shankar - Transplant surgery and research


Jacqueline Sui - Twists and turns of an immunologist-bioinformatician

After different career twists and turns, I am now a immunologist-bioinformatician postdoc looking at the immune response before and after flu vaccination in healthy adults.


Registration link for talk 



Previous have you thought of a career in medical research Talks

Follow the links for talk descriptions and link to talk videos 

March 8 2021 International Women's Day 

March 15 2021 

April 21 2021 

May 19 2021 

July 7 2021 

July 8 2021 

October 21 2021

November 18 2021

December 1 2021

Feb 2 2022 

March 8 2022

April 6 2022

May 11 2022

June 8 2022

Any Questions?

Please email


Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS)

NDORMS is a multidisciplinary medical research department within the University of Oxford that brings together researchers, statisticians, engineers, imaging specialists, clinicians and patients in order to undertake the highest quality research in musculoskeletal and inflammatory conditions to deliver new treatments, which improve people's lives.


Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS)

NDS hosts a multidisciplinary team of senior clinical academic surgeons, senior scientists, junior clinicians and scientists in training. We comprise of major surgical specialties, including gastro-intestinal, transplantation, vascular, paediatric, plastic, ear, nose and throat (ENT), neurosurgery, and urology.