Tag Archives: Oxford

Oxford’s Saïd Business School Hosts African Venture Capital Leaders for Impactful ‘Africa Venture Finance Programme

(IN BRIEF) The University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School recently played host to 42 prominent African and Africa-focused venture capital (VC) fund managers as part of the ‘Africa Venture Finance Programme.’ This event, organized by the European Investment Bank’s Boost … Read the full press release

Ghana approves Oxford-developed malaria vaccine for use in children

(IN BRIEF) The Food and Drugs Authority of Ghana has granted full national licensure for the R21/Matrix-M malaria vaccine developed by the University of Oxford and manufactured by the Serum Institute of India using Novavax’s adjuvant technology. This marks the … Read the full press release

Safer Sleep Practices for Infants Need Personalized and Tailored Support, Say Researchers

(IN BRIEF) A new report from the universities of Oxford, UCL, Bristol and Newcastle suggests that changes are needed in the way safer sleep information is communicated to reduce risks to babies from unsafe sleeping practices. The report focuses on … Read the full press release

Cambridge and Oxford researchers discovered new molecule that plays a key role in the immune response that is triggered by influenza infections

Researchers at the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford have discovered a new molecule that plays a key role in the immune response that is triggered by influenza infections. The molecule, a so-called mini viral RNA, is capable … Read the full press release

Oxford and Stanford: new perovskite tandem solar cells could outperform conventional cells made of silicon

OXFORD, 26-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from Oxford and Stanford universities have created all-perovskite tandem solar cells that convert sunlight to electricity at efficiencies above 20%, with the potential to go much higher. These solar cells could rival and even outperform conventional … Read the full press release

Researchers from Universities of Bristol, Oxford, Edinburgh and Exeter to investigate whether there are alternatives to face-to-face GP consultation

The way we interact with our GPs could be transformed thanks to a new £458,000 project exploring whether consultations could viably be conducted via email, text message, telephone or via the internet. BRISTOL, 20-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — A group of … Read the full press release