24 August 2021
A portrait of British Physiologist John Scott Haldane, known as the father of oxygen therapy, by Philip de László is on display on the first floor of the Sherrington building.
10 August 2021
The Large Lecture Theatre is being renamed the Blakemore Lecture Theatre in tribute to the longest serving Waynflete Professor of Physiology Sir Colin Blakemore FRS following a prestigious Festschrift event held in Professor Blakemore's honour.
5 August 2021
The newly renamed Florence Buchanan Lecture Theatre is testament to Dr Buchanan’s pioneering career in physiology, in line with the Department's ongoing commitment to acknowledge the significant contribution of women to DPAG and its predecessor departments.
19 July 2021
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.
24 June 2021
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.
12 May 2021
Congratulations are in order to Professor Scott Waddell FMedSci on his election to The Academy of Medical Sciences.
7 April 2021
The post is in association with a Tutorial Fellowship at Brasenose College.
12 March 2021
Honouring the heritage of pioneering physiologists Sir Charles Sherrington and Florence Buchanan. "Commemorating both pioneers together highlights the importance of advocacy and mentoring that was evident over a century ago as equality was championed." (David Paterson)
8 March 2021
Head of Department Professor David Paterson joins Lord David Willets, Dame Ottoline Leyser and Priya Guha in discussing the future priorities for UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) - summaries are now published in The Foundation for Science and Technology Journal.
3 December 2020
A new institute for nanoscience research is to open in Oxford thanks to a $10 million gift from The Kavli Foundation, the ground floor of which will be home to cutting-edge new research avenues across the six themes of DPAG.
3 December 2020
Congratulations are in order for Dr Lukas Krone who is one of just five University of Oxford researchers selected to attend the Global Young Scientists Summit 2021.
30 October 2020
Congratulations are in order to Pawel Swietach on his conferral of the title of full Professor. Research in the Swietach Lab is driven by an interest in how biological processes are affected by chemical acidity.
15 October 2020
Head of Department Professor David Paterson announces the renewal of DPAG's Athena Swan Silver award for the department's commitment to an inclusive and diverse working environment and the progression of the careers of women in science.
23 July 2020
The Department's Annual Report for the academic year 2019-2020 has been released. The brochure showcases a selection of the year's highlights; from a cross-section of our cutting-edge research, to notable events hosting distinguished international scholars, to our response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
5 March 2020
The annual lecture is held in honour of one of the great physiologists of the last century, Marianne Fillenz. Fillenz was a devoted and much loved University Demonstrator in the Laboratory of Physiology and her lab was positioned at the forefront of the application of measuring chemicals that could be detected directly at the electrode.