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Meat the future - The Oxford Natural History Museum

Earlier this year, the histology team at The Kennedy Institute were thrilled to receive an enquiry like no other. We are used to processing and sectioning a wide variety of tissues for Oxford university researchers as well as other British and European institutions; however, we never expected to deal with chicken breast and beef steak from Sainsburys!

Trials on trial

Trial methodology research is a type of research that looks at how researchers do clinical trials and asks ‘how can we do them better?’ The trial methodology research I do looks at how researchers decide whether to move from a small, pilot trial to a larger, longer and more expensive Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT).

Channel hopping

On Friday 2 July my team, Cinq au Swim, and I managed our channel relay swim! It took us 16 hours 47 minutes, and was not without its challenges!!

My life as a study volunteer

Today is International Clinical Trials Day. Patricia Logullo talks about her experience as both a trials participant and researcher

COVID vaccines made simple

Katja Simon explains the difference between COVID vaccines and how they work.

Good news from Zimbabwe

Chris Lavy gives us an update on the CURE Children's Hospital of Zimbabwe.

Bridging the gender gap in data science at the launch of WiDS Oxford

The WiDS Oxford network officially launched with an online speaker event featuring three researchers using cutting-edge data science to solve real-world problems

Nurses on the front line of the COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

Earlier this year, when the world was somewhat uncertain, a few nurses within NDORMS received a calling. The Oxford Vaccine Group (OVG) were looking for help with a Covid Vaccine Trial. Six NDORMS nurses stepped up to join the fight against coronavirus.

Women in Data Science Oxford - the journey begins

On 24 November a new group for women in data science will launch at Oxford with its inaugural event. Josie Eade speaks to Sara Khalid, the WiDS Oxford ambassador and Maria Sanchez, WiDS Oxford advisor to hear about their journey to data science, their inspiration for forming the new group, and hopes for the future of women in data science.

Can we treat bowel cancer by targeting the bugs in our guts?

Part of an occasional series of articles where University of Oxford researchers from our department look at recently published research in their field.

NDORMS Apprentice is the Oxfordshire Apprentice of the Year 2020

Congratulations to SITU's Teya Agnese who has been awarded the Oxfordshire Apprentice of the Year and Intermediate Apprentice of the Year in the Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Awards 2020! Teya shares her experience of the awards.

Weaving Wounds - The Oxford Biopatch

Welcome to our viewers from IF: Oxford. We've put all our family friendly resources on the Oxford Biopatch in this blog post. Do let us know if you have a go at the crafting activities described at the end of this page.

Does sticky blood drive more severe COVID-19?

How does SARS-COV-2 virus infecting the respiratory system lead to kidney failure, heart attack as well as manifestations in the skin and brain? Studies suggest that sticky blood may be a contributing factor.

NDORMS success at Young Statisticians’ Meeting

CSM medical statistician Alex Ooms won best oral presentation at the 2020 Young Statisticians’ Meeting. Alex shares his experience of the online meeting. Two days of statistics online: what could go wrong?

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