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“There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance”


Oxford University Clinical Academic Graduate School

Oxford University Clinical Academic Graduate School (OUCAGS) was founded in partnership with the Oxford Deanery and the then NHS South Central to promote and advance clinical academic careers. Oxford’s world-leading biomedical and clinical research environment offers outstanding opportunities to combine comprehensive clinical, academic and research training for those with the ambition and motivation to shape the future of medicine. Find out more...

What is Clinical Academic Medicine and why is it important?

A career in Clinical Academic Medicine combines research and teaching in parallel with clinical duties. Whilst continuing to deliver patient care, Clinical Academics perform, publish and disseminate their research, and teach ... Find out more...

The clinical and academic training environment in Oxford

The NHS Trusts and the University have been engaged in a wide-ranging capital building programme to ensure state-of-the-art facilities for research and patient care. The vision to foster healthcare innovation..... Find out more...

Transforming Health Research video

National Institute for Health Research

This seven-minute film focuses on the impact of the NIHR on health research in this country.

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Featured Project

Investigating new treatments for Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic disease includes asthma, eczema and hay fever and affects up to 20-30% of the UK population. Eczema or atopic dermatitis (AD) is the most common skin disease in the UK and the incidence and prevalence is increasing. There is significant morbidity and impact on quality of life to individuals. [read more]

other featured projects

OUCAGS funding to support Clinical Lecturers with caring responsibilities: 2014-15 scheme now open

Applications are invited from Clinical Lecturers/Academic Clinical Lecturers (ACL) working within the Oxford Deanery/University of Oxford who are taking leave to care for a child ... [read more]

ACF Recruitment 2015

ACF recruitment will start on Monday 13 October 2014. More details under ' How to Apply '. The following posts are available to start in ... [read more]

Introduction to medical research: essential skills for Foundation Doctors launched

All Oxford Foundation School doctors are invited to attend a new, free health research skills course. The 'Introduction to Medical Research: Essential Skills' course provides ... [read more]

OUCAGS initiates study of the career plans of clinical DPhil students

Clinical DPhil students will, at the end of their programme, be highly-qualified clinicians who can make an unparalleled contribution to the future of medicine. However, ... [read more]

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