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Head of Department's News

DPAG tops World Rankings by Subject for third consecutive year

Defining Excellence - Oxford Anatomy and Physiology ranked #1 in the QS World University Rankings by subject 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021, and 2022.

Professor Sir Stephen O'Rahilly FRS delivers 2022 Krebs Prize Lecture

The annual lecture, which has made a triumphant return following postponement during the Covid-19 pandemic, is held in honour of Sir Hans Adolf Krebs, awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine for his ground-breaking discovery of the citric acid cycle.

Nicola Smart appointed Associate Professor of Cellular and Integrative Physiology

The post is in association with a Tutorial Fellowship at Christ Church College.

REF 2021 results

Professor Irene Tracey CBE FMedSci nominated as next Oxford Vice-Chancellor

Congratulations are in order for Professor Irene Tracey, Warden of Merton College and former University Lecturer at DPAG, who has been nominated as the next Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford.

Nobel Laureate Professor Thomas Südhof ForMemRS delivers 2022 Sherrington Prize Lecture

The annual lecture was given in honour of Sir Charles Sherrington, who was awarded the 1932 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, by the 2013 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine.

Professor David Paterson unveils Blue Plaque to honour Sir Charles Sherrington at his long-time Oxford residence

Head of Department Professor David Paterson unveiled an Oxfordshire Blue Plaque commemorating Sir Charles Scott Sherrington (1857 – 1952), OM, Nobel Laureate, founder of neurophysiology, on Thursday 28 April at 9 Chadlington Road, Oxford.

Charmaine Lang appointed Departmental Research Lecturer

Congratulations are in order to Charmaine Lang on her conferral of the title of Departmental Research Lecturer.

DPAG raises funds for the humanitarian effort to aid Ukraine

The Department has raised £1,500 at a bake sale led by Lisa Heather and the Cardiac Metabolism Research Group for the Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal.