Cookies on this website
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Continue' we will assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you will not see this message again. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.

Professor David Paterson, Associate Head of the Medical Sciences Division (Education) and professor in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, was elected as an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand.

The Royal Society awards Honorary Fellowships to researchers outside of New Zealand with the aim of encouraging liaison between scientists of different nations and promoting communication and links.

New Zealand born Professor David Paterson, commented upon receiving this award:“It’s a terrific surprise and honour, and highly valued by me as an expatriate New Zealander, as not too many kiwis abroad have been awarded this Fellowship.”

Read more (Royal Society of New Zealand website)

Similar stories

Nicola Smart appointed Associate Professor of Cellular and Integrative Physiology

The post is in association with a Tutorial Fellowship at Christ Church College.

Professor Irene Tracey CBE FMedSci nominated as next Oxford Vice-Chancellor

Congratulations are in order for Professor Irene Tracey, Warden of Merton College and former University Lecturer at DPAG, who has been nominated as the next Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford.

DPAG researchers showcased at premier European Society of Cardiology meeting

DPAG scientists across four research groups were highlighted at the major annual European Society of Cardiology basic science conference (FCVB 2022). Congratulations are in order for Dr KC Park on receiving the Young Investigator Award and to Dr Elisabetta Gamen on winning the Moderated Poster Prize.

Oxford Parkinson’s Disease Centre awarded £3.8 million to reveal the role of calcium in Parkinson’s

A collaborative research team led by the Oxford Parkinson’s Disease Centre (OPDC) has been awarded a £3.8 million Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award to study the function of calcium in dopamine neurons, and how this is plays a role in Parkinson’s. Their research will help explain how and why dopamine neurons are vulnerable in the disease and look at how they may be preserved.

Charmaine Lang appointed Departmental Research Lecturer

Congratulations are in order to Charmaine Lang on her conferral of the title of Departmental Research Lecturer.