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Four Oxford academics honoured by the Royal Society

August 4, 2020 0

Summary: Four researchers from Oxford University have today received prestigious medals and prizes from the Royal Society in recognition of their outstanding contributions to science and medicine. Source: News Read More

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Brexit uncertainty and migration decisions spark brain drain concerns

August 3, 2020 0

Summary: Brexit has sparked major changes in migration decisions, equivalent to the impact of a serious economic or political crisis, according to a pioneering joint study between the Oxford-in-Berlin research partnership and the WZB Social Sciences Center Berlin. Source: News Read More

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Researchers discover cell communication mechanism that drives cancer adaptation

July 28, 2020 0

Summary: Collaborative Cancer Research UK-funded studies from University of Oxford researchers have uncovered a new mechanism by which cancer cells adapt to the stresses they encounter as they grow and respond to therapies. This mechanism involves cells releasing small vesicles, known as exosomes. Source: News Read More

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New Programme Helps Frontline Healthcare Workers at Risk from PTSD and Depression

July 24, 2020 0

Summary: Researchers from the Department of Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford have developed a new mental health treatment programme to provide frontline healthcare workers with 1-to-1 support, including fast-track access to PTSD or depression treatment. This evidence-based programme, called SHAPE Recovery, builds on an outreach programme shown to reduce […]

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Scientists discover key to restricting antibiotic resistant bacteria

July 24, 2020 0

Summary: Antibiotic resistance poses a significant threat to human health on a global scale. It has been predicted that resistant infections will cause 10 million deaths per year by 2050. Given that antibiotics are crucial in many areas of medicine, it is important to understand how antibiotic use influences the […]