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Oxford Social Prescribing Research Network launches website

Research

The Oxford Social Prescribing Research Network from the University of Oxford have today launched a new website, bringing together world-class evidence-based research and expertise from the cultural and heritage sector to support people's health and well-being through social prescribing.

Primary Care Health Sciences Scholars Programme launches

Awards and announcements Students

The Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences’ first scholarship programme launches to support students wishing to pursue either the DPhil in Primary Health Care or DPhil in Translational Health Sciences.

Can electronic cigarettes can help people quit smoking?

Research

Newly updated Cochrane evidence published today in the Cochrane Library finds that electronic cigarettes containing nicotine could increase the number of people who stop smoking compared to nicotine replacement therapy – such as chewing gum and patches – and compared to no treatment, or electronic cigarettes without nicotine. More information is needed on harms.

The Bodleian Library selects Oxford COVID-19 Evidence Service for archiving

Awards and announcements

With over 10 million page views globally, the Evidence Service is now recognised as having ‘a lasting research value’ by the Oxford University Bodleian Library and worthy of permanent preservation in their web archive.

CEBM launches Open Evidence Reviews

Research

Providing timely updates of the evidence on particular aspects of COVID-19 in real-time.

Professor Kamal R. Mahtani awarded John Fry Award

Awards and announcements

The RCGP’s award for promoting the discipline of general practice through research and publishing goes to the CEBM’s Deputy Director