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The latest updates on our research and how it is improving people’s lives.

Getting sample sizes right for clinical trials

Getting sample sizes right for clinical trials

Botnar CSM Main Publication Statistics and epidemiology

New guidance published yesterday by a team led by NDORMS Associate Professor Jonathan Cook will help researchers recruit the right number of people for clinical trials and answer key research questions.

New clinical tool will help patients with acute ankle sprain

New clinical tool will help patients with acute ankle sprain

Botnar CSM Main Publication Rehabilitation and self-management Statistics and epidemiology

Patients arriving at hospital emergency departments with acute ankle sprains can expect more timely advice and follow-up care in future after researchers in Oxford developed a new tool that will aid clinical decisions on treatment.

NDORMS recognised with Athena SWAN Silver Award

NDORMS recognised with Athena SWAN Silver Award

Awards Equality and diversity Main

NDORMS has renewed its Athena SWAN Silver Award status in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality and excellence in employment and education practices.

Muscle weakness costs the UK £2.5 billion

Muscle weakness costs the UK £2.5 billion

Botnar Main Publication Statistics and epidemiology

UK health and social care costs due to muscle weakness amount to around £2.5 billion according to a new study carried out at the University of Oxford and the University of Southampton.

ERC Starting Grant for Dr Anjali Kusumbe

ERC Starting Grant for Dr Anjali Kusumbe

Kennedy Main

Congratulations to Kennedy Institute Group Leader Dr Anjali Kusumbe who has been awarded prestigious funding from the European Research Council to investigate the link between blood vessels and tumour metastasis in bone.

EQUATOR Network awarded for reducing waste in research

EQUATOR Network awarded for reducing waste in research

Awards CSM Main Statistics and epidemiology

The EQUATOR Network Education and Training Manager, Caroline Struthers received the Cochrane-REWARD Prize from the hands of Sir Iain Chalmers during the gala dinner of the Cochrane Colloquium in Edinburgh, this Monday 17 September.

Research for better shared decision-making in knee surgery

Research for better shared decision-making in knee surgery

Botnar Knee Main Research

New research by a team at the University of Oxford and the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre and published today in The Lancet provides robust basis for informed shared decision-making and consent on keyhole knee surgery.

Preventing osteoarthritis after injury: first international pre-guidelines

Preventing osteoarthritis after injury: first international pre-guidelines

Main

International expert working group develop first pre-guidelines for conducting robust studies aimed at prevention of osteoarthritis (OA) after acute knee injury.

Making an impact in more ways than one

Making an impact in more ways than one

Kennedy Main

The Kennedy Institute has won not one but two Green Impact scheme awards in the University’s fifth Sustainability Showcase – a Silver Award for the building and a Gold Award in the Labs category.

EFIS-EJI Ita Askonas Prize for Professor Katja Simon

EFIS-EJI Ita Askonas Prize for Professor Katja Simon

Kennedy Main

Professor Katja Simon is the recipient of this year's prestigious Ita Askonas Prize for her contribution to immunology.

NDORMS staff recognised for research and teaching excellence

NDORMS staff recognised for research and teaching excellence

CSM Department Main

Congratulations to our seven researchers who were awarded new titles in the University's 2018 Recognition of Distinction exercise.

What is it like to be a work experience student?

What is it like to be a work experience student?

Department General Main Outreach SITU

NDORMS ran two work experience weeks for eleven Y12 students from local state schools. While they were here they created video diaries about their week.

How our research is helping people with disabilities

How our research is helping people with disabilities

Main

A great part of our research explores the causes of disabling musculoskeletal and inflammatory conditions to deliver excellent and innovative care that improves people’s quality of life.

Successful CLiMB

Successful CLiMB

Department General Main Outreach

NDORMS took part in first CLiMB (Careers and Life in Medicine and Biomedical Engineering) day

UNIQ Experience

UNIQ Experience

Department General Main Outreach

Thirty secondary school students attending the UNIQ Summer school visited NDORMS for a morning of talks, workshops and practicals.

New hope for patients with incurable and disabling Dupuytren’s disease

New hope for patients with incurable and disabling Dupuytren’s disease

Main

Scientists in the Kennedy Institute, NDORMS show anti-TNF inhibits the cells responsible for Dupuytren’s disease.

Celebrating the first ever LGBT+ STEM day

Celebrating the first ever LGBT+ STEM day

Main

NDORMS prides itself on creating an inclusive working environment that promotes openness, diversity and equality. Join us in celebrating the first ever LGBT+ STEM day.

Global Call to Action on fragility fractures achieves unprecedented level of support

Global Call to Action on fragility fractures achieves unprecedented level of support

Main

With an ageing global population, a leading Oxford orthopaedics specialist has joined a global Call to Action for better care for people suffering from hip fractures and other fractures that result from increased fragility.

Two Wellcome Trust Fellowships for Kennedy researchers

Two Wellcome Trust Fellowships for Kennedy researchers

Main

Kennedy Institute researchers Alex Clarke and Thomas Riffelmacher have been awarded prestigious Wellcome Trust Fellowships to further develop their research in autoimmune diseases.

NDORMS Professors on the REF2021 assessment team

NDORMS Professors on the REF2021 assessment team

CSM Main

Congratulations to Professors Sallie Lamb and Alan Silman on being appointed to serve on assessment sub-panels for the next Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021.

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