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COVID-19: Clinical academic trainees joined the front-line effort en masse


The BMJ has highlighted the contribution of clinical academic trainees to clinical duties during the pandemic. It has emphasised how they brought clinical and research expertise to the Covid effort – in many cases to the detriment of their academic work and career.

COVID-19 survivors at risk of psychiatric illness, finds OUCAGS ACF


Dr Maxime Taquet, Academic Clinical Fellow (ACF), and colleagues have found ‘evidence for substantial neurological and psychiatric morbidity in the 6 months after COVID-19 infection’.

OUCAGS alumna becomes NIHR Global Research Professor


Prof. Susie Dunachie has been awarded an NIHR Global Research Professorship. This is a flagship award in applied global health research with a particular focus on underfunded, under-researched areas. It aims to promote effective translation of research into practice by strengthening research leadership.

19 Oxford ACF jobs available for 2021 - applications opening Thursday Oct 1st


Health Education England - Thames Valley (HEE-TV) in partnership with Oxford University and OUCAGS has 19 prestigious NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowships (ACFs) to offer as part of the NIHR Integrated Academic Training Pathway.

Oxford ACFs and CLs - tackling COVID-19 through clinical work, research, and teaching


Our Academic Clinical Fellows and Clinical Lecturers have been actively responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in many different ways. Here is a small selection of the clinical work, research, and innovative medical student teaching that some of them have been doing.

COVID-19 Career Support space launched


The Academy of Medical Sciences launch their COVID-19 career support space for biomedical and health researchers during the pandemic.

Guidance on the impact of COVID-19 on research funded or supported by NIHR


Information from NIHR on the impact of COVID -19 on funding

OUCAGS celebrates 10th anniversary


OUCAGS 2009-2019 – celebrating our 10th anniversary!

21 Oxford ACF jobs available for 2020 - applications opening Monday Oct 7th


Health Education England - Thames Valley in partnership with Oxford University and OUCAGS has 21 prestigious NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowships (ACFs) to offer as part of the NIHR Integrated Academic Training Pathway.

Research Elective Bursary Scheme for Medical Students - Deadline: 20th September 2019


The OUCAGS Research Elective Bursary is a competitive award for Oxford medical students wishing to undertake a research project during either their first or second elective period with a view to a longer-term career in biomedical research.

Sudden cardiac death in young people may be preventable, finds Dr Rina Ariga, Clinical Lecturer at Oxford


A new scanning technique may enable doctors to diagnose hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, the leading cause of sudden cardiac death in the young. Such is the finding of the study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology by Dr Rina Ariga and colleagues.

4th OXCEP Academic Medicine Course: July 2019


The 4th annual OXCEP Academic Medicine Course will take place at St Edmund Hall from 8th to 19th July.

OUCAGS alumnus features in #medscilife - stories about researcher work-life blends


Dr Thomas Smith, Head of Aerospace Physiology, King's College London, and OUCAGS alumnus, talks about his #MedSciLife.

NIHR Doctoral and Advanced Fellowships now open for applications


The NIHR Doctoral and Advanced Fellowships support individuals with the potential, and on a trajectory, to become future leaders in NIHR research. These NIHR Fellowships now have two rounds per annum that open in April and October. The April 2019 round is now open.

Registration open: Careers event for clinical doctoral students - 1st April


Oxford DPhil students are invited to find out about clinical academic careers in ‘Developing a clinical academic career: experiences from the front-line’. This event is being organised by OUCAGS and will take place on Monday, 1st April 2019, 12:00-14:30, in the John Radcliffe Hospital.

OUCAGS CL to give Surgical Grand Round, 25th January


On 25th January, the Surgical Grand Round talk will be given by Dr Regent Lee, Clinical Lecturer in Vascular Surgery at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford.

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