Research started in Oxford University’s chemistry laboratories has evolved into a biophysical discovery platform that delivers high-resolution data to aid the discovery of therapeutics for patients suffering from immunological and genetic disorders.
OMass has completed an extended series A financing round of £27.5m from existing investors Syncona and Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI), who contributed £16.6m and £10.4m respectively, and Oxford University, who brought a further £0.5m. Together with £14m raised in 2008, this brings the A series total to £41.5mread more...
Much of the NHS’s digital effort focuses on how to improve clinical outcomes and internal processes, and to reduce the burgeoning costs of healthcare within its walls. Oxfordshire start-up Cognitant has looked beyond these parameters, and set its sights on improving the flow of information to patients.
The government’s recent decision to allow international students to stay in the UK for two years to find a job after graduation is “wonderful”, according to Professor Lionel Tarassenko, head […]
Data science company Genomics has announced Professor Gil McVean will join on a full-time basis as chief information officer.
Clinicians, suppliers and The Royal College of Radiologists continue to be concerned about the possible consequences of the UK's departure from the Euratom Treaty. In Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, more than 500,000 procedures each year involve ionising radiation. Uncertainty continues around the safeguarding controls and the continuity of supply of radioisotopes caused by the Brexit negotiations and, in particular, the prospect of a no-deal exit at the end of October.
Using its proprietary tech, a biotech company has discovered antibodies leading to the development of drug discovery programmes in kidney disease and cancer.
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If you’ve ever wondered why the effects of a prescribed drug were stronger than the doctor promised, why you can’t reach the top shelf in a supermarket, or why you […]
Income insecurity in the 21st Century A morning of talks exploring the current challenges of income insecurity, with keynote speaker Andy Haldane, Chief Economist at the Bank of England. Topics include pay volatility and income insecurity issues in the UK, their implications for the labour market and the structure of the social security system. Speakers also include Matteo Richiardi, Professor of Economics and Director of EUROMOD, University of Essex, INET Associate and Jane Millar, Professor of Social Policy, University of Bath. 11.15 to 1pm at Oxford Martin School, Oxford OX1 3BD Details
Introducing Janet Ogundele, non-executive director at HR Wallingford, talks about the successes and challenges she has faced as a woman and person of colour. With more than two decades of experience devising HR strategy, managing change and building best practice HR functions, Janet’s expertise centres around delivery of business results through effective, collaborative and commercial HR interventions. 1 to 2pm, HR Wallingford, Howbery Park Conference Centre. Details.
Introducing Janet Ogundele Non-executive director at HR Wallingford, Janet Ogundele talks about the successes and challenges she has faced as a woman and person of colour. With more than two decades of experience devising HR strategy, managing change and building best practice HR functions, Janet’s expertise centres around delivery of business results through effective, collaborative and commercial HR interventions. 1 to 2pm, HR Wallingford, Howbery Park Conference Centre. Details.