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The latest updates on our primary care research and teaching.

Appointment – Director of Graduate Studies

Appointment – Director of Graduate Studies

Awards & appointments Teaching

Professor Anthony Harnden has been appointed Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) for the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences.

New Editor-in-Chief for BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine

New Editor-in-Chief for BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine

Awards & appointments Research methods & EBM

BMJ, a leading healthcare knowledge provider, is pleased to announce Carl Heneghan as the new Editor-in-Chief of BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine.

Digital health researcher selected to attend Global Young Scientists Summit 2017

Digital health researcher selected to attend Global Young Scientists Summit 2017

Digital health & innovation Awards & appointments

Dr Michelle Van Velthoven joins international gathering of bright young researchers from across the globe.

Telephone triage research in BJGP Top 10 list

Telephone triage research in BJGP Top 10 list

Awards & appointments Big data

A study finding that telephone triage does not reduce the overall clinician–patient contact time on the day of the request is officially the second most read paper in the British Journal of General Practice in 2016.

Smoking cessation study makes a splash

Smoking cessation study makes a splash

Awards & appointments Health behaviours

Research on abrupt versus gradual smoking cessation is listed in Altmetric's top 100 papers of 2016.

BNF awards for nutrition researchers

BNF awards for nutrition researchers

Awards & appointments Health behaviours

HRH Princess Anne presents Professor Susan Jebb and Dr Carmen Piernas with British Nutrition Foundation awards

RPC Building picks up conservation award

RPC Building picks up conservation award

Awards & appointments

The Radcliffe Primary Care Building has been awarded a certificate in the building conservation category at the 2016 Oxford Preservation Trust Awards.

Funding boost for empathy research

Funding boost for empathy research

Awards & appointments Health behaviours

A new research project on practitioner empathy is to be made possible thanks to a grant from the British Medical Association foundation for medical research.

Confidential enquiry into child deaths in Africa could save lives

Confidential enquiry into child deaths in Africa could save lives

Awards & appointments Global perspective

Dr Merlin Willcox wins RCGP Global Health Dragon’s Den

Soups, smartphones and supermarket shopping

Soups, smartphones and supermarket shopping

Health behaviours Cardiovascular & metabolic Patient experience Awards & appointments

Obesity studies are among six new departmental projects to be funded by the NIHR CLAHRC Oxford.

Funding boost for medical research in collaboration with NHS Oxfordshire

Funding boost for medical research in collaboration with NHS Oxfordshire

Awards & appointments

The University of Oxford and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUH) have won £113.7 million to support ground breaking medical research.

VC's public engagement award presented to Professor Trish Greenhalgh and IRIHS team

VC's public engagement award presented to Professor Trish Greenhalgh and IRIHS team

Public engagement Awards & appointments Digital health & innovation

A project developed by the IRIHS group to develop assisted-living technologies for older people with complex needs is one of five recognised from the Medical Sciences Division.

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