22 October 2020
The launch of Lancet Child and Adolescent Health Commission - the first ever to address paediatric pain - aims to raise the profile of children’s pain from early years to early adulthood.
8 October 2020
Professor Rebeccah Slater explains how touch affects premature babies (external link to BBC Radio 4)
2 April 2020
Paediatric Neuroimaging researcher provides real-time case information on epidemiological data from the COVID-19 outbreak.
20 March 2020
At the beginning of the year our family leave policies were updated. Employees can now take up most of our family leave schemes from the first day of employment, meaning that more parents can now enjoy the benefits of our generous provisions. Hayriye Cagnan from the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, and husband Eugene Duff from the Department of Paediatrics, discuss their experience of shared parental leave following baby Ida’s arrival ten months ago.
7 November 2019
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.
16 July 2019
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.
13 February 2019
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.
7 December 2018
The Lancet has published the results of the Procedural Pain in Premature Infants (Poppi) study, which was run by the Paediatric Neuroimaging Group and co-ordinated by the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit (Clinical Trials Unit).
28 November 2018
Dr Caroline Hartley, a Senior Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Paediatric Neuroimaging Group, has been awarded the highly competitive Sir Henry Dale Fellowship.
22 November 2018
Fiona Moultrie and Caroline Hartley gave prize winning talks this week at two London meetings.
9 November 2018
The Paediatric Neuroimaging research team from the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Oxford will receive a £145,987 grant from Bliss, over three years, to fund a project which seeks to improve the measurement and treatment of pain in premature babies.
9 November 2018
From the Town Hall, through pubs, up to shopping centres – throughout October, teams from Paediatrics have been showcasing their work all over Oxford as part of the Ideas Festival.
15 October 2018
A huge welcome to the Marianne van der Vaart who has joined our team to begin her DPhil studies. Marianne will be looking at the relationship between structural and functional brain development in early infancy. The term has kicked off with a lively teaching session from Gabi Schmidt Mellado where she has been showing the team how to place electrodes on Luke's head.
15 October 2018
Caroline has been awarded the 2018 Neonatal Update Young Investigator Award. The award recognises her outstanding contribution to the field of neonatal medicine. Caroline will give a prize Young Investigator Lecture at the 2018 Neonatal Update meeting on 20 November at BMA House, where she will discuss the relevance of her past and future work to neonatal medicine. Congratulations to Caroline.
12 September 2018
Sezgi Goksan publishes her work in eLife, suggesting that functional connectivity within a specific neural network can help dampen newborn infants’ brain activity in response to pain.
28 August 2018
A big thank you to the infants and families for taking part in the Poppi Trial.