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"The best preparation for tomorrow is to do today's work superbly well"
William Osler


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...

Professor Helen McShane

Wellcome Senior Clinical Fellow

On her career and research in TB vaccine development.

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Featured Project

The Effects of Anti-depressants on Brain Chemistry and Function

Depression is a mood disorder characterised by low mood and a wide range of other possible symptoms, which will vary from person to person. Major depression is the most prevalent psychological disorder in the western world, yet current figures suggest that anti-depressants are effective in as little as a third of cases. [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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