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Sir Roger Bannister, renowned athlete, neurologist and Oxford Physiology scholar, commemorated today

Sir Roger Bannister, renowned athlete, neurologist and Oxford Physiology scholar, commemorated today

General Head of Department's News

The Sheldonian Theatre is holding a commemorative service to celebrate the life of Sir Roger Bannister CH CBE, both the first person to run a mile in under four minutes and a globally renowned neurologist.

In Remembrance of distinguished former Oxford Physiology students who were awarded the Victoria Cross for their actions in the First World War

In Remembrance of distinguished former Oxford Physiology students who were awarded the Victoria Cross for their actions in the First World War

General Head of Department's News

In this Centenary year of the ending of the First World War, we remember two of our former students who were awarded the highest and most prestigious award of the British honours system.

The importance of Harassment Advisors

The importance of Harassment Advisors

Athena SWAN General

The importance of Harassment Advisors: Part of Anti-Bullying Week, 12th and 16th November 2018

NASA Astronaut meets Departmental Students

NASA Astronaut meets Departmental Students

General Head of Department's News

Dr James Pawelczyk, Payload Specialist NASA Astronaut and Physiologist, is visiting the Department this week and will give a series of lectures and seminars.

Vladyslav Vyazovskiy joins the discussion on how hibernation and torpor can aid human health in spaceflight

Vladyslav Vyazovskiy joins the discussion on how hibernation and torpor can aid human health in spaceflight

General Research

Last week Vladyslav Vyazovskiy gave a talk at a symposium entitled "Harnessing naturally evolved torpor to benefit human spaceflight" at the American Physiological Society Conference in New Orleans, alongside NASA astronaut Jessica Meir.

Waddell Group Research Published in Cell

Waddell Group Research Published in Cell

Publication Research

The Waddell Group's paper "Integration of Parallel Opposing Memories Underlies Memory Extinction" has been published in Cell.

2018 Bindra Lectures to be given by Scott Waddell

2018 Bindra Lectures to be given by Scott Waddell

General Research

Scott Waddell will give the 2018 Bindra Lectures on Friday 9th November 2018 in the Department of Psychology at McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Harvey Davis wins prestigious OXION 2018 Poster Prize

Harvey Davis wins prestigious OXION 2018 Poster Prize

Research

Congratulations are in order to Harvey Davis, the winner of this year's OXION Poster Prize.

2018 Francis Crick Lecture to be given by Gero Miesenböck

2018 Francis Crick Lecture to be given by Gero Miesenböck

General Research

Gero Miesenböck will give the 2018 Francis Crick Lecture on Wednesday 24th October 2018 at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge. The lecture, entitled “Light Sleep” is open to anyone in the local area who is interested in attending.

Former Chief Technician Awarded Honorary Degree by the Vice-Chancellor

Former Chief Technician Awarded Honorary Degree by the Vice-Chancellor

General Head of Department's News

On 28 September 2018 David O’Connor was admitted to the honorary degree of Master of Arts in a ceremony at the Sheldonian Theatre.

Drug could aid recovery after a heart attack

Drug could aid recovery after a heart attack

Publication Research

Drugs currently in Phase III clinical trials could be repurposed to help people with diabetes recover after a heart attack

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