18 April 2018
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.
28 March 2018
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).
28 February 2018
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.
14 December 2017
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.
2 November 2017
Dr Michelle van Velthoven joins the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Oxford as an inaugural Sir David Cooksey Fellow in Healthcare Translation.
19 October 2017
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.
12 October 2017
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.
29 September 2017
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.
28 September 2017
Hannah Robinson and Sarah Loving from the Department of Paediatrics were recognised in the annual awards hosted by the Thames Valley Clinical Research Network
28 September 2017
Positive findings presented at the annual Investigator meeting for Nepal Pneumococcal Impact Assessment project.
25 September 2017
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.
21 September 2017
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.
16 August 2017
Dr Eugene Duff joins the Department of Paediatrics to begin the prestigious University of Oxford SSNAP Fellowship in Paediatric Neuroscience
15 August 2017
Dr Slater from the Department of Paediatrics has been awarded Wellcome's Senior Research Fellowship in Basic Biomedical Science.
10 August 2017
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.
19 July 2017
Andrew Pollard explains why Hep B is now on the national programme.
17 July 2017
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.