Welcome to the Nuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health. Our multi-disciplinary department has over 80 years experience innovating, teaching, pioneering and evolving women's health. We work across the full spectrum of women’s health and cover four overarching themes; Cancer, Global Health, Maternal & Fetal Health and Reproductive Medicine & Genetics. We focus on genetic studies, the dissection of molecular, biochemical and cellular mechanisms underlying normal and aberrant reproductive tissue function, clinical studies in women’s health, pregnancy, growth and development in the first 1000 days of life. Read more
17 June 2021
A first trimester 3D placental ultrasound scan which can predict fetal growth restriction and pre-eclampsia, could become part of a woman's routine care thanks to a new Artificial Intelligence in Health and Care Award.
9 June 2021
In a record breaking year for the Postgrad Awards 2021, DPhil student Tolu Awoyemi wins PhD Student of the Year. The award recognises the individual PhD student who has become an excellent and inquisitive researcher, who is an integral part of their research group, someone who encourages and supports more junior members of the team, and works alongside the research community more widely.
NAGRAJ S. et al, (2021), British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology
Global and regional estimates for subtype-specific therapeutic and prophylactic HIV-1 vaccines: a modelling study
HEMELAAR J., (2021), Frontiers in Microbiology
Ma R. et al, (2021), Int J Eat Disord
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We run three world class Postgraduate study programmes: MSc in Clinical Embryology (1 year residential programme) MSc by Research (2 years research degree) and DPhil (3-4 years research degree).
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Our research has four overarching themes; Cancer, Global Health, Maternal & Fetal Health and Reproductive Medicine & Genetics, and within these themes, there are thirty two research groups in the department.
Our staff and students regularly do outreach and engagement work to improve the public's understanding of women's health issues.
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