Dr Prenika Anand, Leslie Kirkley Visiting Scholar in the Department of Population Ageing at the University of Oxford and soon to graduate from our MSc in Applied Digital Health, shares with us her 'journey of affirmative realisations and intense unlearning' and its impact on her approach to Digital Health
8 March 2023
Digital health disparities disproportionately affect marginalised women, making it challenging for them to access healthcare services. These women may face multiple hurdles such as lack of accessibility to digital technologies, gaps in language and translation support, low health and digital literacy, dismissive attitudes of healthcare providers, and the adverse impact other aspects of social policy have on their health and ability to access care.
6 February 2023
In this blog, Dr Junior Mudji from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), shares his experience of studying on the Masters programme in Global Healthcare Leadership.
30 November 2022
Translational research is messy and dynamic. In this blog, Director of the MSc in Translational Health Sciences, Professor Trish Greenhalgh, introduces us to the MSc and discusses the need for such an interdisciplinary and applied programme that explores downstream elements of knowledge translation, such as human actions and interactions, to improve the success of efforts to implement innovations in complex healthcare systems.
In this blog, Madeline Tatum, a recent graduate of the full-time MSc in Translational Health Sciences, shares what she most valued from her experience of studying on the programme.
MSc in Translational Health Sciences: addressing complexities of knowledge translation in healthcare
In this blog, Course Director Anne Ferrey, reflects on the MSc in Translational Health Sciences as its third year begins and discusses the complex issues this interdisciplinary programme seeks to address in relation to research innovation and implementation in healthcare.
9 December 2020
Professor Simon de Lusignan, Professor of Primary Care and Digital Informatics, describes how a decades old primary care surveillance system is evolving into a sophisticated digital hub capable of supporting COVID-19 trials and related research.
Gemma Hughes reflects on research into care organising technologies, led by Professor Sara Shaw and recently published in Social Science and Medicine.
DPhil student Kerstin Frie takes us on a whistle stop tour of weight trackers and compares their features and user reviews.
Postdoctoral Researcher Farzana Dudhwala explores the quantified self movement to understand the ways in which self-monitoring and self-quantifying technologies are implicated in the 'doing' of self.
Sociologist Alex Rushforth, from the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, recently attended Oxford’s annual digital health pitching event, The Hill, for the first time. Here’s what he made of it.
Nick Fahy is a senior researcher and consultant in health policy and systems at the University of Oxford. He also blogs about health and Brexit at www.nickfahy.org
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24 February 2016
Professor Trish Greenhalgh explains how Aristotle can help explain how, why and to what extent clinical practice is evidence-based.