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Welcoming our new DPhil students to the department!

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.

RCGP Research Paper of the Year awarded to study led by Professor Chris Butler

The importance of patient and public contributors is recognised as key to the success of the study.

Britain’s most influential Hindu temple spreads awareness of the PRINCIPLE trial among Indian community

Europe’s BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, the largest Hindu temple outside of India, is supporting their community during the coronavirus pandemic by spreading awareness of the PRINCIPLE trial of Covid-19 treatments.

New risk model estimates likelihood of hospitalisation or death from COVID-19

A new risk model, developed by UK researchers to predict a person’s risk of being admitted to hospital and dying from Covid-19 has been published by The BMJ

Tourette’s ‘no laughing matter’ as comedians team up with researchers to tackle stigma

Building on recent research highlighting the unmet social care needs of adults with Tourette’s, academics from Bath and Oxford are teaming up with comedians with the condition to challenge the stereotypes and stigma that exist.

Updated Cochrane Review shows electronic cigarettes can help people quit smoking but more evidence is needed on long-term harms

Newly updated Cochrane evidence published today in the Cochrane Library finds that electronic cigarettes containing nicotine could increase the number of people who stop smoking compared to nicotine replacement therapy – such as chewing gum and patches – and compared to no treatment, or electronic cigarettes without nicotine. More information is needed on harms.

Oxfordshire-based SCAN pathway wins BMJ award

A pathway designed to investigate individuals with non-specific but concerning symptoms of cancer wins the BMJ Awards 2020 Cancer Care Team of the Year.

PRINCIPLE Trial of COVID-19 treatments recruits 1000th participant

More than 1000 people across the UK have signed-up to take part in the UK-wide PRINCIPLE Trial of potential community-based treatments for COVID-19, led by Oxford University.