20 November 2023
Daniela Ferreira, Professor of Respiratory Infection and Vaccinology at the University of Oxford’s Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Clinical Sciences at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine has been awarded one of six prestigious Research Professorships by the National Institute of Health and Care Research (NIHR).
8 November 2023
Rebeccah Slater, Professor of Paediatric Neuroscience, Senior Wellcome Fellow and Chair of the Department of Paediatrics’ Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Committee, has been presented with the Excellent Supervisor Award by the Head of the Medical Sciences Division (MSD).
2 November 2023
The University of Oxford and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) today announced the launch of a new project to initiate early development of prototype vaccines against the Junín virus, selected as an exemplar of the Arenavirus family which is responsible for multiple deadly haemorrhagic fevers with epidemic and pandemic potential.
20 September 2023
The University of Oxford’s commitment to tackling major global health challenges has been strengthened following the endowment of a chair in global health and clinical development. The new permanent post was made possible by a £5 million donation from Brazilian healthcare organisation SAIL for Health.
13 September 2023
The Department of Paediatrics at the University of Oxford is delighted to announce that Anindita Roy has been named Professor of Paediatric Haematology at the University of Oxford.
22 June 2023
Dr Parvinder Aley, Director of Global Operations at the Oxford Vaccine Group, has been recognised and celebrated in the 2023 King’s Birthday Honours list. Dr Aley has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to vaccination during the COVID-19 pandemic.
16 June 2023
Simon Marchant, a DPhil student at the Paediatric Neuroimaging Group [https://neuroimaging.paediatrics.ox.ac.uk/], has been awarded the Postgraduate Research Award by the Institute of Engineering and Technology. The award, worth £2,500, was given in recognition of his outstanding engineering research in the field of paediatric neuroimaging.
16 June 2023
Professor Irene Roberts, an Emeritus Professor of Paediatric Haematology at the University of Oxford, has this month been awarded the Jean Bernard Lifetime Achievement Award by the European Haematology Association.
13 January 2023
Presented at the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, the award and lectureship recognises individuals from outside the United States who have made significant contributions to Haematology.
19 October 2022
Health and care research in Oxford is to receive £122 million in government funding over the next five years to improve diagnosis, treatment and care for NHS patients. The funding was awarded to the two NIHR Biomedical Research Centres.
9 May 2022
The Oxford Vaccine Group’s Lead Statistician, Professor Merryn Voysey, received the prestigious Australian of the Year in the UK award at a gala dinner recently.
University of Oxford researchers among recipients of Ireland and UK joint research awards for digital humanities in €6.5m boost for interdisciplinary research partnerships
9 August 2021
Dr Samantha Vanderslott (Oxford Vaccine Group) and Dr Claas Kirchhelle (University College Dublin) have had their three-year project ‘Typhoid, Cockles, and Terrorism’ about the history of typhoid in Dublin successfully funded.
9 July 2021
Researchers behind the Oxford AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine have been recognised for their excellence at a healthcare awards ceremony.
18 March 2021
Associate Professor Andi Roy leads one of the five research teams across the UK that have been awarded the 2021 Cancer Research UK-Children with Cancer UK Innovation Award. The awards, which provide a total of £4.3 million in scientific funding, will allow leading researchers in the field to delve into the biology of children’s and young people’s cancers, with the hope of finding new ways to prevent and treat these complex cancers.
4 March 2021
Four academics supported by the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre have been awarded a prestigious national award, among them Matthew Snape from the Oxford Vaccine Group.
9 December 2020
PepGen, a therapeutics company targeting severe neuromuscular diseases, including Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), has closed a $45 million Series A funding round led by RA Capital Management with participation from Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI), the company’s original seed investor.
27 July 2020
Congratulations to Professor Andrew Pollard who is the Winner of the Policy Engagement category in the Vice-Chancellor Innovation Awards 2020 for his work on Global policy on typhoid vaccines through research at Oxford!
Paediatrics project receives funding to assess novel coronavirus infection rates in children and teenagers across the UK
20 April 2020
A multi-site project, called ‘What’s the STORY?’ has received funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to assess novel coronavirus infection rates in children and teenagers across the UK. Given the importance of this study to the national Covid-19 response it has been deemed a priority study for the National Institute for Health Research’s (NIHR) Urgent Public Health Response.
Funding for new COVID-19 studies awarded to OVG's project on infectious disease immunity in children
17 April 2020
Five projects from across Oxford University's Medical Sciences Division, including a project led by Professor Matthew Snape from the Oxford Vaccine Group, are among twenty-one new studies into the novel coronavirus which have been funded by the UK government.