I am the Professor of Applied Statistics in the Department of Statistics at the University of Oxford. I am also Professor of Statistical Epidemiology in the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at Imperial College London. At Imperial I am also Associate Director of the MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis and Deputy...
Upcoming Event: NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Open Day
On Wednesday May 15 the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Oxford Biomedical Research Centre, a £100m collaboration between Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust and Oxford University, will be showcasing pioneering research improving healthcare across Oxfordshire’s hospitals and across the NHS.
At the annual open day, you can...
I am a philosopher at the University of Oxford, based at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics. I studied in Italy, at the University of Milan, and I worked for a few years in Australia before coming back to this side of the world. I work mostly in bioethics, which is why most philosophers would not consider me one of them. But I do...
Lectures on Translational Medicine
Research in Medicine needs to ultimately translate into better treatment of patients. Researchers at the Nuffield Department of Medicine collaborate to develop better care and improved preventive measures, and findings in the laboratory are translated into changes in clinical practice, from Bench to Bedside. Follow the link below to access 100...
Anomalies 1 - Tinnitus
Researcher Joshua Gold explains a condition called tinnitus, most often described as a persistent and annoying sound in one or both ears.
Tinnitus is surprisingly common, with about 10% of population suffering from it at some point in their lives, and yet it is poorly understood and there is currently no cure.
Autoimmune Addison's disease: when the immune system destroys our ability to cope with stress
Your immune system is usually something you’re grateful for; it helps you fight infections, deal with cuts and bruises, and generally defend your body against all the bugs and grubs that are constantly trying to make you sick. However, in rare cases, the immune system turns on itself – instead of attacking bacteria and viruses, it starts to...
Professors Pollard and Godsen from the School of Archaeology ask: is the Universe sentient, and what would this mean for archaeology?
Seminar given by Professors Gosden and Pollard of the School of Archaeology that probes the outer edges of archaeological enquiry, exploring the crossover between physics, quantum mechanics, philosophy and archaeology.
Learning 2 - Stimulating learning
Can a little electrical stimulation help people learn quicker? And how would technology that does this be used? And why would you want to use this over medicines? Professor Roi Cohen Kadosh describes a phenomena that they've noticed where giving people a little electrical stimulation to the scalp appears to help people learn things quicker;...
Medical Innovation lectures
Hear experts discuss the challenges of medical innovation. How do we fund them? How do we bring them into practice globally? Find out more by following the link below to access a series of lectures:
Relationships 2 - New Fathers
How do new fathers form relationships with their children? What is the unique role of a father? What do they contribute to the development of their children? What is male post-natal depression?