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University Diversity Award for champion of refugee students

University Diversity Award for champion of refugee students

IBME DPhil student Thaís Roque has won the coveted University of Oxford Vice Chancellor’s Diversity Award (Student category) for her work championing and fundraising for refugee students in the University.

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“Nature” Cover Hails Biomedical Engineering Advance in Liver Transplantation

This week’s cover of “Nature” (Volume 557 Issue 7703, 3 May 2018) illustrates the concept of normothermic machine perfusion as an improved means of preserving, testing and rescuing livers prior to transplantation.

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Best Paper prize for Machine Learning in Healthcare paper

Dr. Tingting Zhu, a junior research fellow in the Department and Glen Wright Colopy, a doctoral student at the Department’s Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME), have been recognised for their work at the IEEE Biomedical & Health Informatics Conference (BHI) that took place in March in Las Vegas, USA.

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 Body temperature machine perfusion technique improves liver transplant success

Body temperature machine perfusion technique improves liver transplant success

Preserving livers at body temperature has been shown to improve transplant success and to increase the number of viable donor livers available for transplant, which could lead to shorter waiting lists for patients and lower mortality rates.

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The Royal Academy of Engineering funds global research visionaries to advance emerging technologies

The Royal Academy of Engineering has today announced long-term support to ten engineering global-visionaries to develop areas of emerging technology. One of the ten Chairs is Professor Tim Denison, who will take up the post of Professor of Neurotechnology at the University of Oxford in August 2018.

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