How do muscles make us strong? Find out at IF Oxford Science & Ideas Festival
22 September 2022
If you've ever wondered about the role of the muscle, come and meet us at IF Oxford - the Oxford science and ideas Festival on Saturday 8th & 15th October, when our researchers will be challenging members of the public to play our "Muscle Switch" game and exploring why strength differs between us.
Oxford scientist named Australian of the Year in the UK
9 May 2022
Awards & Appointments COVID-19 Public Engagement Vaccinology
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.
New book highlights life-saving role vaccines play in prevention of killer diseases
8 July 2021
Public Engagement Publication Vaccinology
'Brain Fever', a new book by internationally-renowned medical scientist Professor Richard Moxon, describes the decades of research that contribute to the development of vaccines for life-threatening illnesses such as meningitis, and how immunisation has been our greatest public health intervention.
Increasing vaccine uptake among ethnic minorities
6 May 2021
COVID-19 Public Engagement Research Vaccinology
Dr Samantha Vanderslott and Dr Seilesh Kadambari discuss their collaborative approach to providing ethnic minority groups with information on vaccines.
Enriching Engagement (Round 2) awardees announced
25 August 2020
Awards & Appointments Neuromuscular Diseases Public Engagement
The awardees for the second round of the University of Oxford’s Enriching Engagement funding scheme have now been announced, including a project from Paediatrics.
Communicating the messages of extracellular vesicles to the wider public
2 March 2020
Wood Group researchers in the Department of Paediatrics collaborate with DPAG's Denis Noble to produce innovative podcast talks on a prominent global platform, the Future Tech Podcast. Following the release of the final podcast talk in February 2020, we chart the story leading to these innovative pieces of public engagement.
Alice in Typhoidland: Join Lewis Carroll’s Alice on a journey through the story of typhoid, from Victorian sewer systems to cutting-edge scientific research
20 January 2020
A new exhibition tells the story of Oxford’s role in the fight against typhoid, from pioneering efforts to eliminate typhoid in the era of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland to game-changing present-day vaccine trials
Is mandatory vaccination the best way to tackle falling rates of childhood immunisation?
28 October 2019
Following the publication of figures showing UK childhood vaccination rates have fallen for the fifth year in a row, researchers from Paediatrics and the Oxford Martin Programme on Collective Responsibility for Infectious Disease discuss possible responses.
"Did you know...?"
9 November 2018
From the Town Hall, through pubs, up to shopping centres – throughout October, teams from Paediatrics have been showcasing their work all over Oxford as part of the Ideas Festival.
Cheltenham Science Festival: Let’s talk about infant pain!
6 June 2018
Neuroimaging Public Engagement
A team from the Paediatric Neuroimaging group present their research on pain in babies at this year's Cheltenham Science Festival.
International Clinical Trials Day at the Children's Hospital
25 May 2018
Clinical Trials Public Engagement Vaccinology
Why do we celebrate the International Clinical Trials Day?
Rebeccah Slater at the Pint of Science festival
22 May 2018
Neuroimaging Public Engagement
At this year's event, Professor Rebeccah Slater introduced the audience to researching pain experienced in newborn babies, and the cutting edge methods she is using to understand it.
Medical Sciences heads to the Big Bang Fair
19 March 2018
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.
World AIDS Day 2016
1 December 2016
World Aids Day is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died.
When art and science meet
30 November 2016
Immunology Public Engagement Research
Annina Grädel works together with painter-printmaker and video-artist to create an artwork that reflects T-cells in the thymus
World Pneumonia Day: Making vaccines work to prevent pneumonia
12 November 2016
General Public Engagement Research Vaccinology
Today is World Pneumonia Day!
3 October 2016
General Public Engagement Vaccinology
A new podcast from the Medical Sciences Division
Dr Matthew Snape wins prize for engaging the public
1 July 2016
Awards & Appointments General Public Engagement
The 12 winners of the inaugural University of Oxford's Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Public Engagement with Research were announced on Friday 1 July by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Louise Richardson, in a ceremony at Merton College.
15 June 2016
Neuroimaging Public Engagement Research
Caroline Hartley takes part in Soapbox Science this Saturday between 2-5pm on Cornmarket Street