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How do babies feel pain?

What does our research on baby pain look like? Take a peek at our video, recognised with the Digital Media OxTALENT award.

#StartedinOxford

The Paediatric Neuroimaging group are measuring brain activity when babies experience pain #StartedinOxford.

Results of the Poppi trial

The Poppi Trial: Procedural Pain in Premature Infants investigates if morphine is an effective and safe analgesic for premature babies.

What's new

New design of 2018bike helmet2019 style brain scanner used with children for first time

New design of ‘bike helmet’ style brain scanner used with children for first time

A new wearable ‘bike helmet’ style brain scanner, that allows natural movement during scanning, has been used in a study with young children for the first time. This marks an important step towards improving our understanding of brain development in childhood.

Cheltenham science festival

Public Engagement with Research

Public engagement and outreach are an important priority for the Paediatric Neuroimaging Group. We regularly attend science festivals, visit schools, and take part in science communication events.

Neuroimaging research featured in blueprint magazine

Neuroimaging research featured in Blueprint Magazine

In the latest issue of the Blueprint, Shaunna Latchman meets Professor of Paediatric Neuroimaging, Rebeccah Slater to discuss the Paediatric Neuroimaging Group and find out why a gentle touch really does goes a long way.

Latest publications

Upcoming events

Warneford Hospital

Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Rebeccah is giving a talk on "Expression of Infant Pain"

ACNP

Friday, 06 December 2019 to Sunday, 08 December 2019

58th Annual Meeting in Orlando. This is one of the leading forums for the exchange of cutting edge scientific information about brain and behaviour.

Hot topics in neonatology

Sunday, 08 December 2019 to Tuesday, 10 December 2019

For over 30 years, Hot Topics has been the premiere neonatal conference, with more than 1000 neonatologists and perinatologists from around the world attending each year. The conference features internationally known faculty, poster sessions, critical reviews and debate about promising new therapies.