18 November 2019
Oxford University's Shared Parental Leave (SPL) scheme enables parents to share a period of leave and pay following the birth or adoption of their child. Several departmental members who have used the scheme report valuable increased bonding with their children.
In Remembrance of distinguished former Oxford Physiology students who were awarded the Victoria Cross for their actions in the First World War
8 November 2019
On Remembrance Day 2019, 101 years on from 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.
8 November 2019
"A Year of Progress" was held in the Sherrington Library on Wednesday 6 November 2019.
7 November 2019
Congratulations are in order for Wellcome Trust doctoral student Cristina Blanco Duque, the winner of the Travel Award and the Award for Best Contribution at the International Conference of Advanced Sleep Modulation Technologies.
4 November 2019
Our Researchers at the Oxford Parkinson’s Disease Centre have shown that cell recycling in Parkinson’s may play a more complex role than previously thought.
1 November 2019
Continuing their series celebrating ‘amazing people at Oxford who you should know about’, Central University's Science Blog talks to Dayne Beccano-Kelly, an electrophysiologist and Career Development Fellow in our department and part of the Oxford Parkinson’s Disease Centre.
31 October 2019
The GL Brown Prize Lecture series from The Physiological Society is aimed at an early career audience to stimulate an interest in physiology.
29 October 2019
Stewart Humble came to the Wade-Martins Lab at DPAG from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans during Michaelmas Term in October 2016 as part of the National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Programme (NIH-OxCam), an accelerated, individualised doctoral training programme, to help him make the transition to a Physician-Scientist career path. This opened up the world of basic science, translational research, and international collaboration. Over the summer of 2019, Stewart organised a lab symposium to encourage and inspire students from his home university to consider the opportunities available to them. This is the story of his journey to Oxford and what he has discovered here.
28 October 2019
October is Black History Month, which is celebrated nationwide every year to recognise the contributions that people from BAME backgrounds have made to this country. Here at DPAG, we get to know one of our Researchers - Pavandeep Rai, a Postdoctoral Research Scientist working in the Wade-Martins Group. Pavandeep is working at the forefront of an industry/academia collaborative project aimed at developing potential new drugs to treat Parkinson’s.
27 October 2019
Membership of the Academia Europaea is an award conferred to individuals that have demonstrated "sustained academic excellence".
25 October 2019
A team of volunteers from four research groups, alongside Wellcome Trust funded Advanced Imaging Unit Micron, engaged more than 200 visitors at Weston Library on Friday 18 October 2019 as part of The Oxford Science and Ideas Festival.
25 October 2019
A new collaborative study involving DPAG's Wilson and Goberdhan Groups and the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) has revealed surprising parallels between ‘prostate’ cells in flies and cancer patients.
21 October 2019
Congratulations are in order to Professor Manuela Zaccolo on being elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology.
DPAG Researchers participate at the Parliamentary launch of The Physiological Society's new ageing report
18 October 2019
The new Physiological Society report "Growing Older, Better" highlights physiology's role in meeting the UK Government's healthy ageing mission. Associate Professor Vladyslav Vyazovskiy and Novo Nordisk Postdoctoral Fellow Laura McKillop contributed a research spotlight at the report's launch at the Houses of Parliament.
17 October 2019
Congratulations are in order to Matthew Kerr, Andia Redpath, Susann Bruche, KC Park and Minahil Mujahid for their achievements at this major showcase for Oxford's British Heart Foundation funded Researchers.
16 October 2019
The annual lecture given this year by a world leading stem cell scientist is held in honour of John Burdon Sanderson, the University of Oxford's first Waynflete Professor of Physiology, after whom the Cardiac Centre is named.
15 October 2019
The award recognises and solidifies Professor Tyler's collaborative work with the MR Research Centre, part of the Department of Clinical Medicine at the University of Aarhus.
11 October 2019
Find out more about our Physiological Society funded Head of Department Seminar Series, the opportunities available to those who join the Society, and DPAG's own Dr Mark Richards’ experiences as a Physiological Society member.