Oxford Anatomy and Physiology, ranked #1 in the QS World University Rankings by subject 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023.
Medicine has been taught at the University of Oxford for at least eight centuries, producing a succession of famous figures and landmarks in research and learning. Whilst the Department in its current form is only just over a decade old, physiology and anatomy have played an important role in the history of medicine at Oxford since the beginning.
Explore the links below to learn more about the history of physiology, anatomy and genetics at the University of Oxford.
Women in Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics
To mark the centenary of women being awarded degrees at Oxford University, DPAG celebrates some of the women who have contributed to the success of the Department, and its predecessor departments, over the last century.