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8th International Meeting on Conversation Analysis and Clinical Encounters (CA&CE 2024)


Monday, 01 July 2024 to Wednesday, 03 July 2024, 9.15am - 4.30pm

The aim of the CA&CE meetings is to bring our international community together to share research findings and promote methodological excellence and innovation in the application of conversation analytic (CA) methods to communication during health care encounters; and to consider how we can best ensure that our research is meaningful to patients and their family members, health care professionals, clinical educators, and policy makers.

Inequalities in mental health: economic and policy perspectives

Friday, 19 April 2024, 1pm to 5.30pm

A workshop bringing together academics, clinicians, commissioners and policy makers to discuss the issue of inequality in mental health.

Health Economics and Policy Evaluation Course March 2024 - Online

Monday, 18 March 2024 to Tuesday, 19 March 2024

This intensive course online offers a comprehensive overview of core concepts, principles, and analytical methods in health economics and policy assessment. Optimized for PhD students, researchers, health professionals, administrators and executives, it provides crucial skills to excel in data-driven health policy roles.

Departmental Seminar (Clinical Informatics & Health Outcomes Research Group)

Merri Leston

Thursday, 07 December 2023, 12.15pm to 1pm

Chaired by Lisa Hinton, the last seminar of the year will be given by Merri Leston from the Clinical Informatics and Health Outcomes Research Group. Merri will give a presentation entitled: 'Excess COVID-19 mortality as a novel means of subdividing the immunosuppressed: a systematic review and comparative meta-analysis'. All are welcome.

Health Economics and Policy Evaluation Course

Course General

Thursday, 26 October 2023 to Saturday, 28 October 2023

3 day course Oct 26-28, 2023 on health economics, policy evaluation, and Stata software; early booking discount before Oct 21.

Kicking the can down the road, or: how to create research impact in seven (not so easy) steps

Professor Inger Mewburn

General Public Event

Wednesday, 07 June 2023, 2pm to 3pm

Professor Inger Mewburn, better known as @thesiswhisperer on the internet, discusses developing research projects on top of a very full academic life, all the while building a huge following on social media.

Ca-PRI 2023: Tailoring our approach to cancer control in primary care


Thursday, 23 March 2023 to Friday, 24 March 2023

Join the 14th Annual Cancer and Primary Care Research International Network (Ca-PRI) Conference, hosted by the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences at Worcester College Oxford, UK. This year's theme focuses on tailoring our approach to cancer control in primary care.

Departmental Seminars

Claire Duddy & Monserrat Guilherme Conde

Thursday, 09 March 2023, 12.15pm to 1.16pm

Can digital technologies help solve the NHS crisis?

Wednesday, 08 February 2023, 3.30pm to 4.30pm

This event is part of a seminar series from the Oxford Institute of Digital health in partnership with the NIHR: Applied Research Collaboration Oxford and Thames Valley and the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences.

Leaky Bodies at Work: Leaking bodies threaten social order. (online via Zoom)

Dr Jen Remnant, University of Strathclyde

Department seminar General Qualitative Research Methods Courses

Monday, 06 February 2023, 3.30pm to 4.30pm

In this talk Jen will draw on qualitative interview data from semi-structured and unstructured interviews with various workplace stakeholders. Showing how the leaky bodies of workers remain poorly theorised and are unrecognised in workplace environment, policy and practice.

A presentation - the POETIC study

Jacob McKnight & Tamara Mulenga Willows

General Global Health

Tuesday, 17 January 2023, 3pm to 4pm

Tamara Mulenga Willows and Jacob McKnight will present findings from their study of the readiness of Kenyan and Tanzanian hospitals to deliver Essential Emergency and Critical Care. The Receipt, Maintenance, and Flow heuristic they develop offers a way for hospital management to identify how and where limitations in human and technical resources, or organisational planning affect the care of the critically ill.

Department Seminar

Department seminar

Tuesday, 13 December 2022, 12.15pm to 1.15pm

Chaired by Dr Julian Hancock, the speakers are: Cervantée Wild, Tanvi Rai and Anna Dowrick presenting on: Chronicling injustice: experiences from the Covid-19 pandemic & Jienchi Dorwood presenting on: Point-of-care testing to improve primary care HIV services in South Africa

Green Impact Christmas Market


Tuesday, 06 December 2022, 2.30pm to 4.30pm

Join us for some festive fun and bargains!

Fixing Fever Screening for Our Future's Sake: Prof Graham Machin FREng, National Physical Laboratory

Prof Graham Machin FREng, National Physical Laboratory

Department seminar

Tuesday, 15 November 2022, 12.30pm to 1.30pm

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought into the spotlight a problem well-known, namely the general unreliability of body temperature measurement as currently practiced. What are the shortcomings of the current approaches to temperature measurement? How can it be improved? How could it protect us in a future pandemic?

Health Econometrics and Policy Evaluation Course - Oct 2022


Monday, 17 October 2022 to Wednesday, 19 October 2022

The course will cover: Health policy and economic principles and the distinction between health and health care. Health care as an economic commodity.

EBMLive 2022 (as part of the EBHC Summer School)


Monday, 18 July 2022 to Wednesday, 20 July 2022, 12am - 1am

EBMLive will form part of our Evidence-Based Health Care Summer School, July 2022. Aimed at EBHC students and professionals in the field of health and social care, EBMLive focuses on three core themes: informing decisions, fostering high-quality research, and translating knowledge for better healthcare.

EBHC skills workshops (as part of the EBHC Summer School)


Monday, 11 July 2022 to Friday, 15 July 2022

We will be running a set of workshops, July 11-15 2022 as part of our 2022 Evidence-Based Health Care Summer School. The aim is to foster debate and engage with like-minded colleagues and offer additional learning relevant to studies in evidence-based health care, post-pandemic.

Introduction to qualitative systematic reviews (as part of the EBHC Summer School)

Stephanie Tierney


Thursday, 07 July 2022, 10am to 4pm

A one-day course introducing different approaches to qualitative synthesis.

EBHC Leadership School (as part of the EBHC Summer School)

Kamal Mahtani and Sean Heneghan


Tuesday, 05 July 2022 to Wednesday, 06 July 2022

This two day EBHC Leadership School will focus on an explanation and understanding of Leadership and how that is expressed in healthcare environments. During the two days the training will also unwrap areas such as leadership values, ethics and change as we seek answers to how healthcare Leaders will emerge and evolve to adapt to a very different post COVID-19 environment.

The History and Philosophy of Evidence-Based Health Care

Carl Heneghan and Jonathan Livingstone Banks


Monday, 04 July 2022 to Friday, 08 July 2022

Why and how did evidence-based medicine arise, and why should you accept it? These core questions are explored on our short training module, 'The History and Philosophy of Evidence-Based Health Care'. Led by Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine, Carl Heneghan, and Research Fellow, Jonathan Livingstone Banks, this module is designed to engage students with epidemiologists and researchers in defining the history, philosophy and practice of evidence-based health care.

Evidence-Based Health Care Summer School

Conference Course Public Event Workshop

Monday, 04 July 2022 to Wednesday, 20 July 2022

The Summer School invites EBHC students, supervisors, consumers and leading evidence-based experts into the surroundings of Kellogg College, University of Oxford. Spanning three weeks this unique experience offers: EBHC modules; non-accredited short courses; a selection of workshops and EBMLive 2022.

American-European Health Economics Study Group - VI Edition

Conference Global Health

Thursday, 30 June 2022 to Friday, 01 July 2022

This study group provides a forum of two days for bringing together graduates and researchers who wish to discuss work in progress and explore opportunities for new research related health economics. Participants are expected to attend the entire meeting and take an active part as either author or discussant. The gala dinner of the workshop will take on 30th June.

VI Workshop on Immigration, Health and Wellbeing - 2022

Thursday, 16 June 2022 to Friday, 17 June 2022

Litchfield Lecture: “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Pandemic: How Medical History Helped Flatten the Curve"

Professor Howard Markel, physician and medical historian from the University of Michigan, USA

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

Professor Howard Markel will be giving a Litchfield lecture at 2pm on Tuesday 24 May, St Luke's Chapel, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock road, OX2 6GG. Hosted by Professor Trish Greenhalgh.

Obesity, Diet & Lifestyle Theme Networking Event


Wednesday, 16 March 2022, 12am to 5.15pm

The NIHR Oxford BRC 'Obesity, Diet and Lifestyle' theme welcomes researchers across Oxford who have an interest in this area of research to meet in-person and share their latest work at this free of charge event.

Introduction to interrupted time series analysis (ITSA) and segmented regression


Wednesday, 09 March 2022 to Thursday, 10 March 2022

This course will serve as an introduction to interrupted time series analysis (ITSA) including selection and setup of data sources, statistical analysis, interpretation and presentation, and identification of potential challenges.

Health Econometrics and Policy Evaluation Course


Monday, 07 March 2022 to Tuesday, 08 March 2022, 12am - 1am

[ONLINE] Aimed at PhD, MPhil and MD students, researchers, NHS professionals, GPs, managers, CEOs interested in pursuing a high-stake career in the field, this programme provides an introduction to the central issues in health economics and health policy.

Health Econometrics and Policy Evaluation


Monday, 04 October 2021 to Wednesday, 06 October 2021

This online course will serve as an introduction to some of the concepts and principles in the economics of health and health care, and will provide an in-depth understanding of some tools usually used by health economists to study health policy issues.

Oxford China Science Lecture Series II

Thursday, 16 September 2021

MSc in Global Healthcare Leadership: Alumni Views

Global Health

Friday, 14 May 2021, 1pm to 2pm

Learn more about the new MSc in Global Healthcare Leadership from senior alumni in the healthcare sector.

Nicotine: the way in and way out of cigarette addiction?

Nicola Lindson, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce

Department seminar Public Event

Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 12.30pm to 1.30pm

A discussion around the mechanisms of nicotine addiction, nicotine replacement therapy and new ways of delivering nicotine.

Health Econometrics and Policy Evaluation


Monday, 22 February 2021 to Wednesday, 24 February 2021

This three-days course will serve as an introduction to some of the concepts and principles in the economics of health and health care, will provide an in-depth understanding of the tools usually used by health economists to address issues of health policy.