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Multiple heart-related conditions linked to dementia risk, finds OUCAGS alumnus

General

Having multiple conditions that affect the heart is linked to a greater risk of dementia than having high genetic risk. This is according to findings from a large-scale new study co-led by the University of Oxford and published by OUCAGS alumnus Dr Xin You Tai and colleagues.

Oxford MedSci Goes Silver: 10 Years of Athena Swan

General Initiatives

Celebrating a gender equality milestone in Oxford's Medical Sciences Division: all departments have achieved an Athena Swan silver award

Registration open: Careers event for clinical doctoral students - 3rd May

Events

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 Tuesday, 3rd May 2022, 12:00-14:30, online.

NIHR Women’s Day blog: OUCAGS alumna on ‘smashing’ gender stereotypes in academia

General

Dr Mirae Harford, former NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow at OUCAGS, writes about her experiences and how funders can help break down barriers to women’s success in academia.

18 Oxford ACF jobs available for 2022 - applications open Friday October 1st 2021

Jobs

Health Education England - Thames Valley (HEE-TV) in partnership with Oxford University and OUCAGS has 18 prestigious NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowships (ACFs) to offer as part of the NIHR Integrated Academic Training Pathway.

Free Cochrane webinars 2nd & 9th September 2021

Events

Cochrane UK and Cochrane Ireland are hosting two free half-day webinars on systematic reviews and meta-analysis for medical, surgical and dental trainees based in the UK and Ireland.

Oxford Clinical Lecturer awarded Association of Cancer Physicians Prize

Awards

Dr Lennard Lee, one of OUCAGS’ clinical lecturers, has been awarded the 2020 ACP McElwain Prize for contributions to medical oncology in the UK.

Registration Open: Careers event for clinical doctoral students - 21st June

Events

Oxford clinical DPhil students are invited to find out about clinical academic careers in ‘Funding your post-doctoral research: clinical academic opportunities’. This event is being organised by OUCAGS and will take place on Monday, 21st June 2021, online, 12.00-2.00 p.m..

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

General

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

General

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

Awards

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

Jobs

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

General

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

General

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

Funding

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

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