28 November 2019
Adolescent girls in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, especially Southern Africa, are at very high risk of developing HIV - by the time they reach adulthood, up to one in four* South African women will be HIV positive, and most are first infected during adolescence.
Oxford joins forces with the Palix Foundation to share knowledge about the brain and psychological science
27 November 2019
The Palix Foundation has pledged £265,250 to support a cross-disciplinary project aimed at sharing scientific knowledge about early brain development and its effect on mental health and addiction. The project will be delivered by the Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Experimental Psychology, and will unite Oxford and the foundation's shared vision of improving outcomes for children, their families and future generations.
26 November 2019
A new Clinical Trials Unit has opened within the Department of Psychiatry - the Oxford Brain Health Clinical Trials Unit - it is the only mental health-dedicated Clinical Trials Unit in the UK. It opened in September 2019 and has replaced the former Oxford Cognitive Health and Neuroscience Clinical Trials Unit.