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Mechanical Engineering - Mar 31
Mechanical Engineering
OxVent is a multidisciplinary team of engineers and medics at the University of Oxford and King's College London. The team has been shortlisted by the UK government to go to the next stage of testing for safety and usability for their ventilator prototype.
Health - Mar 30

The Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences at the University of Oxford and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) have joined forces with clinical system supplier EMIS Health to urgently recruit as many GP practices as possible for COVID-19 research.

Health - Mar 27

University of Oxford researchers working in an unprecedented vaccine development effort to prevent COVID-19 have started screening healthy volunteers (aged 18-55) today for their upcoming ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine trial in the Thames Valley Region.

Health - Mar 26

Serologic tests are blood tests that look for antibodies in your blood, and would allow scientists to decipher what fraction of the British public have already had COVID-19 and recovered, and provide an improved estimate of the number remaining at risk of serious illness.

Administration - Mar 25

The new tracker records and compares governmental measures in response to the coronavirus pandemic worldwide.  The first ever tool to track and compare policy responses of governments tackling the coronavirus outbreak around the world has been launched by the University of Oxford's Blavatnik School of Government today.

Health - Mar 23

Researchers from the have launched a new clinical trial to test the effects of potential drug treatments for patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19. The first patients have now been recruited. There are currently no specific treatments for COVID-19.

Health - Mar 30

COVID-19 has led to an elevated awareness of threat in the environment and has caused major disruptions to families' lives, through social distancing, school closures, and now effective lock-down.

Health - Mar 27

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, one of the five University nurseries is to remain open for key workers but will also welcome children from two community nurseries Oxford University is helping local key workers by providing nursery places for children from the wider community.

Health - Mar 25

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 25 March 2020 A mobility and epidemiological study from a global consortium of researchers, led by the University of Oxford, Northeastern University and Harvard Medical School, has shown that travel restrictions from and within Wuhan and Hubei from 23 rd January worked to prevent the wider spread of COVID-19.

Pharmacology - Mar 24

Three Oxford-based COVID-19 projects are among the first to benefit from a share of £20 million in government investment.

Mechanical Engineering - Mar 20
Mechanical Engineering

An interdisciplinary team of engineers and medics is addressing ways to increase the UK's capacity for ventilator manufacture.

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