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British Heart Foundation professors fundraise to fight for every heartbeat

Cardiac Theme Outreach

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.

DPAG's Nicoletta Surdo shortlisted in national image competition

Cardiac Theme Outreach

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.

Public engagement award for Brain Diaries exhibition


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


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.

Brain Diaries Exhibition Opens at Natural History Museum


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

Chinese Medicine Research Centre General Outreach

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

General Outreach Research

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

Outreach Research

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!"

General Outreach

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.

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