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*Judged by the UK's Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.
News & FEATURES
The new academic year brings a new set of DPhil students into the department. Some are entirely new to us, some have been working in the department in the last few years, and all are very welcome. Find out a bit more about our new students.
Black and ethnic minority people are not as likely to be prescribed newer medication for Type 2 diabetes and they experience less adequate monitoring of their condition compared to their white peers, new research from the University of Surrey finds.
Substantial variation exists between general practices in uptake of new prescribing guidance, with important implications for patient care and health expenditure, finds the largest analysis of its kind from Dr Ben Goldacre and Dr Alex Walker.
Projects to determine 'Top Ten' lists of questions for health research vary considerably in their influence over what research is actually done, finds research on the impact of James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnerships.
MSc Translational Health Sciences
The new Master's programme, led by Prof Trish Greenhalgh, supports learners to translate research findings into practical application.
Our DPhil programme could be your next step. Become part of the Department and contribute to our UK-leading work.
EBHC short courses
Find the perfect Evidence-Based Health Care short course or module for you, taught by leading researchers and educators.