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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

Oxford researchers inform rapid COVID-19 NICE guidance

Research

Researchers from University of Oxford's Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences have played a key role in developing rapid guidance on managing suspected or confirmed pneumonia in adults in the community.

Cultural environments can improve health and wellbeing through “social prescribing”, according to Oxford University report

Research

Oxford University’s world-class gardens, libraries and museums could benefit the health and wellbeing of Oxfordshire residents through “social prescribing”, according to a report published today by an interdisciplinary team at Oxford University.

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High-dose opioids: five factors that increase the risk of harm

DPhil student Georgia Richards argues why it’s time for doctors to rethink the prescribing of high-dose opioids for people with chronic pain.

Coronavirus and diabetes: the different risks for people with type 1 and type 2

People with type 1 diabetes are approximately 3.5 times as likely to die in hospital with COVID-19, while people with type 2 are approximately twice as likely, but why is this, and what can be done to reduce this risk?

Nicotine therapy for coronavirus: the evidence is weak and contradictory

We are unlikely to know whether nicotine replacement has a role in COVID-19 any time soon. For now, nicotine supplies must be preserved for the people who need them.

Ranin Soliman: evidence resonates with qualitative research

Ranin Soliman, DPhil Student in EBHC, describes her experience of the qualitative research methods module.

What does effective leadership mean to YOU?

Recent world events have highlighted leadership in a variety of ways. For some, it has been an opportunity to excel by applying the right characteristics at the right time and in the right way. Others have been less successful in how their leadership has been perceived.