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NDM Public Engagement

The NDM recognises that public engagement is vital in order to educate, inform and build a relationship with the community. Our scientists are actively engaging in open discussion, and meeting people to debate, listen and learn.

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Variation across the human genome: a tricky balancing act in human health and disease Genetic variation can have opposing effects on human disease, where the benefits of a protective variant against one disease can increase the risk of another. Mary Carrington 10 Feb 2016
2 Science in a crisis, fast-forwarding clinical research for Ebola Professor Peter Horby's research focuses on epidemic diseases such as Ebola and bird flu, and crosses the disciplines of basic science, medical science and public health. Peter Horby 02 Dec 2015
3 Outreach and Impact - Engaging with the community The Nuffield Department of Medicine is committed to the pursuit of academic excellence and the positive impact of its research on the health and wellbeing of the global community. Kate Fuller, Jen Bardsley, Simon Bushell, Wen Hwa Lee 12 Nov 2013
4 Creative Commons Discovery of new medicines and the future of drug development How does medicine work? How are new drugs made? What role does the pharmaceutical industry play? Professors Stefan Knapp and Chas Bountra work in the field of drug discovery. They joined Science Oxford talks in spring 2013. Stefan Knapp 16 Jul 2013
5 Creative Commons Drug Discovery How does medicine work? How are new drugs made? What role does the pharmaceutical industry play? Professors Stefan Knapp and Chas Bountra work in the field of drug discovery. They joined Science Oxford talks in spring 2013. Chas Bountra 16 Jul 2013
6 Creative Commons Freeing Voices Specific Language Impairment affects hundreds of thousands of British children, and causes them to have difficulties speaking and understanding language. Dianne Newbury 16 Jul 2013
7 Creative Commons Drug Discovery: Your questions How does medicine work? How are new drugs made? What role does the pharmaceutical industry play? Professors Stefan Knapp and Chas Bountra joined Science Oxford Live in spring 2013 for an evening of Scientists on the sofa, to take your questions. Stefan Knapp, Chas Bountra 16 Jul 2013
8 Creative Commons Freeing Voices: Your questions Specific Language Impairment affects hundreds of thousands of British children, and causes them to have difficulties speaking and understanding language. Dianne Newbury 16 Jul 2013
9 Science Oxford Live 2013 - Public Engagement The Nuffield Department of Medicine recognises that public engagement is vital to educate, inform and build relationships with the community. Our scientists are actively engaging in open discussion, meeting people to debate, listen and learn. Dianne Newbury, Chas Bountra, Stefan Knapp 17 Sep 2013