Wolfson Trauma Cluster

Trauma is the world’s leading cause of death in patients under 45 years but is currently under-represented in terms of innovation and research. The Wolfson Trauma Cluster provides a platform for developing multi-disciplinary research links into the topic of trauma and its management.

We hope to become the Hub for UK Trauma Research and collaborations around the world. Currently, we are working with the Oxford Trauma research group, connected to the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, and other interested members of the College.  


Events

Each term we hold two open invitation trauma cluster meetings, preceded by lunch at the College. The outline agenda is as follows:

  • An update on Oxford Trauma activities in the UK and abroad.
  • An educational session on aspects of trauma care and the methodology surrounding trauma research.
  • An open invitation general interest lecture.

The Wolfson Trauma Cluster meetings are open to all Fellows and students at Wolfson.


Research

Our research theme is: patient engagement in trauma research. Priority Setting Partnerships is a James Lind Alliance method which brings together patients, their carers and clinicians to identify and prioritise unanswered questions about the effects of treatment (‘treatment uncertainties') in specific conditions or areas of healthcare for research.


Future Events

More Information
Useful additional resources relating to the Wolfson Trauma Cluster.

Cluster Members

Prof Matt Costa
Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery
Associate Professor of Trauma Surgery
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Our upcoming events

Parties and Dinners
12 - 12
Sep Sep
Degree Day
Saturday 12 September - 11:00am to 3:30pm

Preceding the degree ceremony in the Sheldonian Theatre at 14:30, the College hosts the Signing of the Graces and a celebratory reception for our graduands and their family and friends. This event is by invitation only; please see the degree days page on our website for further information. 

Lectures and Seminars
05 - 05
Nov Nov
Margaret Oliphant and Oxford
Thursday 5 November - 1:30pm

Merryn Williams is a poet and critic. Her latest works are The Fragile Bridge: New and Selected Poems (Shoestring Press) and Mansfield Park Revisited (Plas Gwyn Books). At present she is collecting poems about the pandemic and the lockdown. Merryn is a long-standing member of Wolfson's Common Room.