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Launching a typhoid vaccine study in Nepal

Launching a typhoid vaccine study in Nepal

Children's Health Vaccinology

On November 20, 2017, the Typhoid Vaccine Acceleration Consortium (TyVAC) vaccinated the first of 20,000 children against typhoid, successfully launching a study to assess the impact of typhoid conjugate vaccines (TCVs) in preventing typhoid among children in Nepal.

Oxford Vaccine Group leads meningitis vaccine trial for teenagers

Oxford Vaccine Group leads meningitis vaccine trial for teenagers

Clinical Trials Recruitment Research Vaccinology

Researchers are working with schools around the county to find 24,000 volunteers aged 16 to 18 years to take part in the Be on the TEAM (Teenagers Against Meningitis) trial, led by the Oxford Vaccine Group at the Oxford University's Paediatrics Department with funding and support from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

Medical Sciences heads to the Big Bang Fair

Medical Sciences heads to the Big Bang Fair

Public Engagement

Researchers from NDORMS, the Department of Oncology and Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics attend the Big Bang Fair 2018 to inspire the next generation of scientists.

Mildred Iro wins best paediatrics paper of 2017!

Mildred Iro wins best paediatrics paper of 2017!

Awards & Appointments Research Vaccinology

Mildred Iro, a Paediatric Research Fellow working with the Oxford Vaccine Group, won the Lorber Prize for the best paediatric publication of 2017 for her work on childhood encephalitis admissions.

Bma contribution to paediatrics research project

Snowy department Christmas celebration

Snowy department Christmas celebration

On 12 December 2017, the coldest day of the year, members of the Department of Paediatrics enjoyed a delicious Christmas lunch in Harris Manchester College.

Introducing Michelle van Velthoven: new Sir David Cooksey Fellow in Healthcare Translation

Introducing Michelle van Velthoven: new Sir David Cooksey Fellow in Healthcare Translation

Dr Michelle van Velthoven joins the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Oxford as an inaugural Sir David Cooksey Fellow in Healthcare Translation.

Paediatrics welcomes new starters

Paediatrics welcomes new starters

The Department of Paediatrics is excited to welcome the newest cohort of researchers to our teams. We've been finding out more about them: their research, their hopes, and what they're most looking forward to during their time with Paediatrics at Oxford.

OVG at the Curiosity Carnival

OVG at the Curiosity Carnival

Several researchers from Oxford Vaccine Group (OVG), based at the Department of Paediatrics, took part in the Curiosity Carnival, Oxford University’s biggest ever public engagement event.

New typhoid vaccine offers hope of protection for children

New typhoid vaccine offers hope of protection for children

A new, next-generation conjugate vaccine against typhoid has been proven at Oxford University to be safe and effective in preventing the disease, and can be used to protect both adults and children.

Winners at the Thames Valley Health Research Awards

Winners at the Thames Valley Health Research Awards

Hannah Robinson and Sarah Loving from the Department of Paediatrics were recognised in the annual awards hosted by the Thames Valley Clinical Research Network

Introduction of pneumococcal vaccine in Nepal having impact

Introduction of pneumococcal vaccine in Nepal having impact

Positive findings presented at the annual Investigator meeting for Nepal Pneumococcal Impact Assessment project.

'New technology could allow multiple vaccines to be delivered in single jab'

'New technology could allow multiple vaccines to be delivered in single jab'

Professor Andy Pollard, from the Department of Paediatrics, comments in The Guardian about a new technique which allows drugs or vaccines to be encapsulated within tiny biodegradable particles.

Curiosity Carnival comes to Oxford

Curiosity Carnival comes to Oxford

Curiosity Carnival is part of European Researchers’ Night, a European Commission funded event that takes place on the last Friday of September every year. This is the first time that the University has taken part, and activities will be taking place across the city on 29 September.

Introducing Eugene Duff: New SSNAP Fellow in Paediatric Neuroscience

Introducing Eugene Duff: New SSNAP Fellow in Paediatric Neuroscience

Dr Eugene Duff joins the Department of Paediatrics to begin the prestigious University of Oxford SSNAP Fellowship in Paediatric Neuroscience

Dr Rebeccah Slater secures Wellcome Senior Research Fellowship

Dr Rebeccah Slater secures Wellcome Senior Research Fellowship

Dr Slater from the Department of Paediatrics has been awarded Wellcome's Senior Research Fellowship in Basic Biomedical Science.

The Guardian: 'Small decline in MMR vaccination rates could have dramatic effect, experts warn'

The Guardian: 'Small decline in MMR vaccination rates could have dramatic effect, experts warn'

Professor Andrew Pollard from the University of Oxford's Department of Paediatrics comments on new research coming out of the US on the potential harms of declining MMR vaccination rates.

BBC Radio 4: Hepatitis B vaccine added to childhood national programme

BBC Radio 4: Hepatitis B vaccine added to childhood national programme

Andrew Pollard explains why Hep B is now on the national programme.

Researchers at the Department of Paediatrics Highly Commended in PER Awards

Researchers at the Department of Paediatrics Highly Commended in PER Awards

At the recent Vice Chancellor’s Public Engagement with Research (PER) Awards, the outreach work of Dr Christina Dold and the Vaccine Knowledge Project is recognised for its excellence.

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