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British Heart Foundation professors fundraise to fight for every heartbeat

Cardiac Theme

This September Professor Paul Riley will be joining the British Heart Foundation (BHF) fundraising campaign along with a group of BHF-funded Professors from research labs across the UK.

New look for the Burdon Sanderson Cardiac Science Centre

Cardiac Theme

As part of the Department's ongoing programme of refurbishment, the Burdon Sanderson Cardiac Science Centre entrance has recently been given a new lease of life.

DPAG's Nicoletta Surdo shortlisted in national image competition

Cardiac Theme

Nicoletta Surdo, Postdoctoral Research Scientist in the Department, has been announced as the judges’ runner-up in the British Heart Foundation (BHF) national ‘Reflections of Research’ image competition.

Dr Alicia D'Souza gives R Jean Banister Prize Lecture 2017

Athena SWAN

Dr Alicia D'Souza from the University of Manchester presented this year's prize lecture to staff and students.

Departmental Garden Party 2017

Athena SWAN

Following the successful Away Day, staff and students made their way to Merton College for the Department's annual garden party.

Departmental Away Day 2017

Athena SWAN

The Department decamped to the Oxford University Museum of Natural History for the first Away Day on 27 June 2017.

Sherrington Talks 2017 prize winners

The 2017 Sherrington talks were held on 23 June with presentations from graduate students in their third year of study.

Public engagement award for Brain Diaries exhibition

Outreach

Oxford Neuroscience and Oxford University Museum of Natural History have won a Building Capacity Award for Brain Diaries, an exhibition accompanied by a public event programme and online digital resources including an animation by Oxford Sparks. The award is part of the Vice Chancellor's Awards for Public Engagement with Research, now in their second year.

Natalie Connor-Robson nominated for an Outstanding Graduate Supervisor award

This year DPAG’s Dr Natalie Connor-Robson was nominated by DPhil student Rebecca Wallings for an Outstanding Graduate Supervisor award at the 2017 Oxford University Students’ Union Teaching Awards.

Frances Ashcroft awarded Honorary Doctorate by the University of Lund

Professor Dame Frances Ashcroft has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Lund in recognition of her research into neonatal diabetes.

DPAG reception re-opens following renovations

After a period of intense work and renovation, the Sherrington reception has reopened.

Esther Becker wins 2016 UK Golden Triangle Discovery Fast Track Challenge

Research

We are delighted to announce that Esther Becker is one of two winners of the 2016 UK Golden Triangle Discovery Fast Track Challenge.

Planet Earth II brought alive in Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

Planet Earth II brought alive in Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

Outreach

Mike Gunton, Creative Director of the BBC's Natural History Unit, gave a talk this month on the making of Planet Earth II to rave reviews.

Department Hosts Women’s Dinner at Merton College

Athena SWAN

As part of its Athena Swan initiative the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and genetics hosted a dinner last week at Merton College for female researchers.

Andrew Parker to Give Physiological Society's GL Brown Prize Lecture

Outreach

Our congratulations to Professor Andrew Parker who has been asked to deliver the Physiological Society's GL Brown prize lecture.

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