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Epilepsy Pathway Innovation in Africa

The NIHR Research and Innovation for Global Health Transformation (RIGHT) programme has awarded £4.9 million to help fund a project investigating epilepsy in sub-Saharan Africa.

Depression increases risk of HIV among South African teenage girls

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

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.

Talks, discussions, events

Journal Club: ''Defence Mechanisms of Pregnant Mothers Predict,Attachment Security, Social-Emotional Competence and Behaviour Problems in Their Toddlers''

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 9.30am to 10.25am @ Seminar Room | Department of Psychiatry Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX

Beginnings

Listen to the late Professor Michael Gelder on how he founded the Department of Psychiatry at Oxford, 1969.

NIHR Oxford Health BRC video

Find out what we aim to achieve with this brand new NIHR Biomedical Research Centre.

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