Latest News and Public Engagement Stories
27 July 2023
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.
19 July 2023
Fascinating new TEDx Talk from Departmental Research Lecturer and Leverhulme Fellow Dr Mootaz Salman.
5 July 2023
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.
22 June 2023
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.
3 May 2023
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.
31 March 2023
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.
20 March 2023
Illuminating new TEDx Talk from Professor of Sleep Physiology Vladyslav Vyazovskiy
11 January 2023
Congratulations are in order for the winners Katherine Brimblecombe and Anna Kordala, and also to Jéssica Luiz and Andia Redpath who were highly commended for their outreach and public engagement work.
16 December 2022
DPAG researchers based at the IDRM joined Body Politic dance group members at Pegasus Theatre on Monday 21 November 2022 to showcase a unique virtual reality (VR) experience created by the interdisciplinary Shaping Destiny public engagement project.
20 October 2022
A fascinating new article on The Conversation website by DPAG's Professor Zoltán Molnár and Professor Tamas Horvath from Yale University.