24 September 2021
Congratulations to Professor Sue Ann Costa Clemens for her Honarary CBE award for her positive contribution towards public health. Here at the Oxford Vaccine Group and the Paediatrics department, we are extremely proud of what Sue and her team have achieved.
University of Oxford researchers among recipients of Ireland and UK joint research awards for digital humanities in €6.5m boost for interdisciplinary research partnerships
9 August 2021
Dr Samantha Vanderslott (Oxford Vaccine Group) and Dr Claas Kirchhelle (University College Dublin) have had their three-year project ‘Typhoid, Cockles, and Terrorism’ about the history of typhoid in Dublin successfully funded.
9 July 2021
Researchers behind the Oxford AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine have been recognised for their excellence at a healthcare awards ceremony.
11 June 2021
Andrew Pollard, Director of the Oxford Vaccine Group, and Professor of Paediatric Infection and Immunity, becomes a Knight Bachelor for services to Public Health, particularly during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
4 March 2021
Four academics supported by the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre have been awarded a prestigious national award, among them Matthew Snape from the Oxford Vaccine Group.
7 December 2020
A special concert to say thank you and pay tribute to the achievements of the Oxford vaccine team has been recorded at the Sheldonian Theatre for a film screening in time for Christmas
24 November 2020
The University of Oxford team who have developed a COVID-19 vaccine in record time have been shortlisted for the Excellence in Healthcare Award at the NHS Parliamentary Awards.
27 July 2020
Congratulations to Professor Andrew Pollard who is the Winner of the Policy Engagement category in the Vice-Chancellor Innovation Awards 2020 for his work on Global policy on typhoid vaccines through research at Oxford!
Paediatrics project receives funding to assess novel coronavirus infection rates in children and teenagers across the UK
20 April 2020
A multi-site project, called ‘What’s the STORY?’ has received funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to assess novel coronavirus infection rates in children and teenagers across the UK. Given the importance of this study to the national Covid-19 response it has been deemed a priority study for the National Institute for Health Research’s (NIHR) Urgent Public Health Response.
Funding for new COVID-19 studies awarded to OVG's project on infectious disease immunity in children
17 April 2020
Five projects from across Oxford University's Medical Sciences Division, including a project led by Professor Matthew Snape from the Oxford Vaccine Group, are among twenty-one new studies into the novel coronavirus which have been funded by the UK government.
14 October 2019
Congratulations to Professor Andrew Pollard, named as one of three 2019 Rosén von Rosenstein laureates.
28 February 2018
Mildred Iro, a Paediatric Research Fellow working with the Oxford Vaccine Group, won the Lorber Prize for the best paediatric publication of 2017 for her work on childhood encephalitis admissions.
12 November 2016
Typhoid fever kills almost a quarter of a million people annually and infects about 21 million.
30 July 2016
Since July 2016 the Vaccine Knowledge Project has been a member of the World Health Organization's Vaccine Safety Net
1 July 2016
The 12 winners of the inaugural University of Oxford's Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Public Engagement with Research were announced on Friday 1 July by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Louise Richardson, in a ceremony at Merton College.
28 June 2016
47 world leading UK researchers, including the Department of Paediatrics' Georg Hollander and Andrew Pollard have been elected to the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences.