The latest research and news from the NIHR CLAHRC Oxford and our partners
14 August 2018
A pioneering study into myeloma, a rare cancer, could lead to GPs using simple blood tests to improve early diagnosis.
3 August 2018
Oxford researchers have found that interventions carried out in in grocery stores – such as manipulating price or availability or suggesting swaps – have an impact on purchasing and could play a role in public health strategies to improve the nutritional quality of people’s diets.
31 May 2018
Professors Susan Jebb and Paul Aveyard team up with the BBC to put the latest research on “crash dieting” to the test.
16 May 2018
New research supported by CLAHRC Oxford and led by CLAHRC Oxford Theme 2 lead, Professor Sallie Lamb, suggests that while exercise can improve the fitness of people with dementia it does not slow their cognitive decline.
26 April 2018
A 10% tax on sweet snacks could lead to a similar reduction in consumer demand as taxing sugar-sweetened drinks, with the potential effect expected to be greatest in low-income households.
22 February 2018
CLAHRC Oxford supported researchers were recently invited to present evidence to the ‘suicide and self-harm’ All-party Parliamentary Group (APPG). The group were surprised and impressed by the evidence presented and intend to forward it to the Minister for Health and Social Care, Jeremy Hunt.
10 November 2017
Professor Belinda Lennox, CLAHRC Oxford deputy director and ‘Early intervention and service redesign’ theme leader, was featured in a special mental health episode of the BBC’s flagship medical show ‘Trust me, I’m a doctor’.
New study on health service costs of self-harm emphasises need for effective clinical services and prevention initiatives
8 September 2017
CLAHRC Oxford supported study reveals the health service costs for hospital care of people who self-harm, emphasising the need for effective clinical services and prevention initiatives.
4 September 2017
University of Oxford researchers have been awarded £1.24 million to lead a medical diagnostics co-operative that will drive forward the development, evaluation and uptake of new medical diagnostic technologies to improve outcomes for patients in the community.
8 August 2017
Usama Ali, medical statistician at the Centre for Statistics in Medicine (CSM), wowed the crowd at the Royal Statistical Society's (RSS) Young Statisticians Meeting, winning best presentation for his work on a CLAHRC Oxford funded project preventing falls in hospitals.
25 July 2017
A CLAHRC Oxford infographic, produced to share the preliminary results of the OxFAB study with participants of the study, has been shortlisted as part of the NIHR’s Let’s Get Digital competition.
21 June 2017
NIHR CLAHRC Oxford's host NHS trust has risen to the top of a table for the most people recruited to take part in research studies.
CLAHRC Oxford researcher part of new research estimating the health impact of the UK soft drinks ‘sugar tax’
16 December 2016
Professor Susan Jebb, who leads the CLAHRC’s ‘Behaviour Change: Diet and obesity’ research theme, is co-author of new research, published in The Lancet Public Health, estimating the health benefits of the UK soft drinks industry levy.
25 November 2016
HRH Princess Anne presents Professor Susan Jebb and Dr Carmen Piernas with British Nutrition Foundation awards
25 October 2016
A CLAHRC Oxford and Oxford AHSN study led by our Early Intervention theme lead and Deputy Director, Professor Belinda Lennox, has shown how early community intervention to tackle psychosis paves the way to shave £63 million off the societal costs of the illness.