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Latest News and Public Engagement Stories

DPAG at the Oxford Digital Festival

DPAG researchers participated in the Oxford Digital Festival to showcase a virtual reality (VR) experience created by the interdisciplinary Shaping Destiny public engagement project.

DPAG World Anatomy Day event success

On October 24, 2023, the Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics (DPAG) hosted an inspiring 'World Anatomy Day' event at the Natural History Museum.

DPAG and Biochemistry inspire local children with second Science in the Park event

On Tuesday 25 July, more than 140 children together with around 60 parents and caregivers were treated to a thrilling variety of hands-on science activities in University Parks. ‘Science in the Park’ was run by DPAG’s Outreach and Public Engagement Working Group (OPEWG), in collaboration with the Department of Biochemistry, with 30 volunteers comprising research scientists, graduate students and professional services staff.

Can 3D models of brain-on-chip help in developing new treatments?

Fascinating new TEDx Talk from Departmental Research Lecturer and Leverhulme Fellow Dr Mootaz Salman.

DPAG researchers host week-long teacher residential in collaboration with Oxford Colleges

Five school teachers joined researchers from the Carlyle, Lakhal-Littleton, Mommersteeg, Srinivas, and Stone groups, based in the Institute of Developmental and Regenerative Medicine (IDRM), Kavli Institute for Nanoscience Discovery, and Sherrington Building, in a project run in collaboration with Jesus College and Trinity College between 19 and 22 June 2023.

DPAG and IDRM researchers exceed fundraising target for BHF London to Brighton Bike Ride

On Sunday 18 June 2023, a team of researchers based at the Institute of Developmental and Regenerative Medicine (IDRM) took on the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) London to Brighton Bike Ride, raising more than £1300 and counting.

OPDC researchers support The Big Cream Tea for Parkinson’s

On Saturday 15 April 2023, a team of researchers from the Oxford Parkinson's Disease Centre (OPDC) joined members of the Parkinson’s UK Oxford Branch to support ‘The Big Cream Tea’, which was organised to help raise awareness and funds for Parkinson’s UK.

A human egg looks nothing like a human: Professor Shankar Srinivas on 'Made The Same Way' Podcast

Professor Shankar Srinivas and hip-hop artist Aubz discuss human developmental biology on 'Made the Same Way', a new podcast series from HDBI, Reform Radio and The Gurdon Institute.