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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.

The Conversation: What's behind the sudden rise in measles deaths in Europe?

The Conversation: What's behind the sudden rise in measles deaths in Europe?

Anita Milicic, Samantha Vanderslott and Sarah Loving from the Jenner Institute and Oxford Vaccine Group write for The Conversation about the recent and deadly rise of the measles virus in Europe.

Oxford Vaccine Group win OxTALENT Awards

Oxford Vaccine Group win OxTALENT Awards

OVG based at the Department of Paediatrics scoops the top prize for public engagement at this year's OxTALENT Awards.

Paediatrics takes part in Living Well Oxford

Paediatrics takes part in Living Well Oxford

Two of the Department's research groups took their research to a local Oxford audience as part of a two-day public engagement event called Living Well Oxford.

Using pain-related brain activity to improve pain relief in infants

Using pain-related brain activity to improve pain relief in infants

Researchers have developed a non-invasive means to measure pain-related brain activity, which could help to reduce pain in babies undergoing medical procedures.

Watch: Videos from OVG Immunisation Seminars 2017

Watch: Videos from OVG Immunisation Seminars 2017

Find out the latest thinking from the Oxford Vaccine Group in this series of three videos recorded at its annual Immunisation Seminar Day held in March 2017.

The Conversation: 'How is Europe doing on immunisation coverage?'

The Conversation: 'How is Europe doing on immunisation coverage?'

Samantha Vanderslott, from the Department of Paediatrics, argues in The Conversation that despite scepticism, Europe has high vaccination rates – but it shouldn’t be complacent.

Rebeccah Slater Nominated to World Economic Forum

Rebeccah Slater Nominated to World Economic Forum

Dr Slater at the Department of Paediatrics is to be elected 'Young Scientist' at the World Economic Forum.

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