Oxford University and ZOE partner on COVID-19 treatment trials

Oxford University Press Release/ UTI/3 August 2020 Oxford University and the COVID Symptom Study app are joining forces to widen access to two clinical trials of potential treatments for COVID-19. The COVID Symptom Study App was developed and is managed by health technology company ZOE, with the research using data from the app being undertaken by academics at King’s College London. The app has now been downloaded by over 3.5 million people in the UK and has recruited over 800,000 citizen scientists to its Vaccine and Trial Registry. The registry…

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Oxford Celebrates 100 years of The DPhil

Oxford University Website/News Inspired by the research degrees introduced by universities in the German-speaking world, the DPhil was intended to open up the University to a changing world of global mobility and scientific possibility, with much broader ideas about who should study and what should be studied. It offered students an unprecedented opportunity to shape their fields by contributing their own work and insights. Here, Dr David Mills, Associate Professor, Department of Education, examines the origins of the new research degree at Oxford. During the nineteenth century, ambitious American and…

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