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Head of Department's News

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.

Sarah Teichmann FRS delivers J.S. Haldane Prize Lecture 2022 before unveiling celebrated Haldane portrait

Sarah Teichmann FRS, world leader in computational applications to human health and pioneer of single cell research delivered the second lecture in the series to honour John Scott Haldane, known as the father of oxygen therapy. The lecture was followed by the unveiling of celebrated artist Philip de László's portrait of Haldane by Dr Teichmann and Haldane's great-grandson Terence Mitchison. The Department was delighted to welcome several of J.S. Haldane's descendants to both events.

Winners of DPAG Image Competition announced

A department-wide image competition has yielded a range of stunning images showcasing the diversity and breadth of DPAG's science. Three prize winners and eight commended pictures are announced.