Head of Department's News
6 October 2021
Head of Department and President of The Physiological Society Professor David Paterson has been involved in developing a new animation about physiology fundamentals which launches today during Biology Week 2021.
Head of Department and President of The Physiological Society congratulates 2021 Nobel Prize Winners
4 October 2021
The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has today decided to award the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch.
24 August 2021
A portrait of British Physiologist John Scott Haldane, known as the father of oxygen therapy, by Philip de László is on display on the first floor of the Sherrington building.
10 August 2021
The Large Lecture Theatre is being renamed the Blakemore Lecture Theatre in tribute to the longest serving Waynflete Professor of Physiology Sir Colin Blakemore FRS following a prestigious Festschrift event held in Professor Blakemore's honour.
5 August 2021
The newly renamed Florence Buchanan Lecture Theatre is testament to Dr Buchanan’s pioneering career in physiology, in line with the Department's ongoing commitment to acknowledge the significant contribution of women to DPAG and its predecessor departments.
19 July 2021
The Department's Annual Report for the academic year 2020-2021 has been released. The brochure showcases a selection of the year's highlights, celebrating our significant advances in both research and equality, diversity and inclusion in what has been another challenging year in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic.
24 June 2021
The Department's most prestigious named lecture was delivered this year by Shaw Prize winner and Waynflete Professor of Physiology Gero Miesenböck FRS in honour of our 1913 Waynflete Professor and Nobel Laureate Sir Charles Sherrington OM GBE PRS. The lecture was followed by the unveiling of The Physiological Society blue plaque honouring Sherrington by Sir Colin Blakemore FRS.
12 May 2021
Congratulations are in order to Professor Scott Waddell FMedSci on his election to The Academy of Medical Sciences.
7 April 2021
The post is in association with a Tutorial Fellowship at Brasenose College.
12 March 2021
Honouring the heritage of pioneering physiologists Sir Charles Sherrington and Florence Buchanan. "Commemorating both pioneers together highlights the importance of advocacy and mentoring that was evident over a century ago as equality was championed." (David Paterson)