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Oxford to assess revolutionary multi-cancer blood test in trial, for future implementation in the NHS

September 17, 2021

The aim of the SYMPLIFY study in Oxford is to demonstrate how the test could be used to increase cancer detection rates and simplify diagnostic pathways.Results of the Galleri...

Researchers develop machine learning algorithm to diagnose deep vein thrombosis

September 17, 2021

30-50% of people who develop a DVT can go on to have long-term symptoms and disability.Researchers at Oxford University, Imperial College and the University of Sheffield collaborated with the...

Troubled waters: How global marine wildlife protection can undermine fishing communities

September 15, 2021

Sea lion depredationIn this part of South America, specifically Peru and Chile, marine mammals have been protected since the mid-20th century.Conservation policies have mostly been successful and over the...

European power companies face €114 billion ‘debt trap’ if they delay climate action

September 11, 2021

Delayed action on climate increases the amount of cashflows that needs to be reinvested to sustain the company from lost cashflows associated with stranded assets.Lost cashflows from stranded assets...

Eight Oxford researchers win top UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships

September 11, 2021

The Oxford University winners are; Dr Regent Lee, Dr Louise Slater, Dr Weston Struwe, Dr Kirsty Duffy, Dr James Newton, Dr Alexander Davies, Dr Chris Vogel and Dr Robert Weatherup....

International study finds insomnia, anxiety and depression very prevalent during first phase of COVID-19 pandemic

September 11, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic brought changes to the way people work, socialise and spend leisure time.This study documented the prevalence of clinical cases of insomnia, anxiety, and depression and selected...

Vaccine for treating cancer made possible using Oxford COVID vaccine technology

September 04, 2021

Researchers have designed a two-dose therapeutic cancer vaccine using Oxford’s viral vector vaccine technology.When tested in mouse tumour models, the cancer vaccine increased the levels of anti-tumour T cells...

Coronavirus Epidemics first hit more than 21,000 years ago

September 03, 2021

Despite having a very rapid rate of evolution over short timescales, to survive, viruses must remain highly adapted to their hosts - this imposes severe restrictions on their freedom to...

Latin America and Caribbean 'failing to invest in sustainable post-COVID-19 recovery'

September 03, 2021

The platform is based on the Global Recovery Observatory, an initiative led by the Oxford University Economic Recovery Project (OUERP), and supported by UNEP, the International Monetary Fund and GIZ...

Oxford retains top spot in world rankings for sixth consecutive year

September 03, 2021

Times Higher Education (THE) has announced the results of the THE World University Rankings 2022, with the University of Oxford retaining top spot for an impressive sixth consecutive year.Together...