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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.

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.

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.

Brain Diaries Exhibition Opens at Natural History Museum

Outreach

Top neuroscientists from across the Medical Sciences Division have collaborated to produce an exhibition of the 'life cycle' of the brain.

An Afternoon of Chinese Medicine in DPAG

Outreach General

A group of esteemed Chinese medicine doctors will visit the Department on 25th August 2016 aiming to enhance communication and exchanges between biomedical/ physiological scientists and the Chinese medicine doctors.

DPAG Students at the Oxford Science Festival 2016

Outreach Research

On 25 June 2016, 8 DPAG students participated in the Oxford Science Festival.

Antonio Miranda Shortlisted for National Image Competition

Cardiac Theme Outreach Research

An image of a whole embryonic mouse heart at 13 days after fertilisation has been shortlisted in a competition run by the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

Oxford Parkinson's Disease Centre Featured on BBC One

Outreach Research General

Paul Mayhew-Archer visited the Oxford Parkinson's Disease Centre (OPDC) to find out more about our cutting edge research.

Could Humans Hibernate? DPAG's Vladyslav Vyazovskiy joins The Conversation

Research Outreach

Professor Vyazovskiy is part of a team of experts tasked by the European Space Agency with investigating whether and how we might be able to put humans into a state of stasis to enable long-distance space travel.

DPAG'S Dr Tastan in "I'm a scientist, get me out of here!"

Outreach General

Dr. Omur Tastan from the Liu Lab is taking part in a free online event where school students meet and interact with scientists.

DPAG to Host the UK's First White Fibre Dissection Course

Outreach Research

From 21st to 23rd March 2016, the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics will host a white fibre dissection course covering the cortical and subcortical white fibre anatomy, which is the first of its kind in the country.

How the zebrafish could hold the key to heart disease cure

General Outreach Research

Stimulating the heart to repair itself is within scientific touching distance, thanks in large part to the work of Professor Paul Riley and his team in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

Lizzie Burns & DPAG recognised in OxTALENT 2015

General Outreach

Lizzie Burns is the joint winner of the "Outreach and Public Engagement: TES Connect" category for her work in collaboration with Zoltan Molnar and Damion Young entitled ‘CSlide’: a Nobel Prize-Winner Inspires Science, Art and Creativity.

Unlocking the Brain

Research Outreach

As part of Brain Awareness Week 2014, the auditory neuroscience group in DPAG is putting on a series of interactive activities that include visualizing your own speech sounds and demonstrating how are ears and brains process these sounds.

Annual Dementia Awareness Day - Saturday 22 March 2014

General Research Outreach

Sally Magnusson launches UK’s biggest dementia research conference in Oxford.