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In the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject, the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics has been placed top for Anatomy and Physiology.

QS 2017

 

This ranking is based on Academic Reputation, Citations per Paper, Employer Reputation and H Index of Faculty.

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The Department's Annual Report for the academic year 2020-2021 has been released. The brochure showcases a selection of the year's highlights, celebrating our significant advances in both research and equality, diversity and inclusion in what has been another challenging year in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The prime of Professor Dame Kay Davies

Professor Dame Kay Davies, Professor of Genetics, first woman appointed Dr Lee's Professor of Anatomy at Oxford, first woman to become Head of Department for DPAG, University-wide champion of equality, and award winning scientist known for her work on Duchenne muscular dystrophy, has 'retired' after a lifetime's research, but remains Professor Emeritus at DPAG.

Gero Miesenböck FRS gives the 2021 Sherrington Prize Lecture ahead of Sherrington Plaque unveiling

The Department's most prestigious named lecture was delivered this year by Shaw Prize winner and Waynflete Professor of Physiology Gero Miesenböck FRS in honour of our 1913 Waynflete Professor and Nobel Laureate Sir Charles Sherrington OM GBE PRS. The lecture was followed by the unveiling of The Physiological Society blue plaque honouring Sherrington by Sir Colin Blakemore FRS.

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