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New Nanoscience Institute to advance physiology research in Oxford

Head of Department's News

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.

Lukas Krone to represent Oxford at the Global Young Scientists Summit

Awards and Honours EDI News Head of Department's News Students Vyazovskiy Group News

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.

Pawel Swietach becomes Professor Pawel Swietach

Awards and Honours Head of Department's News

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.

Renewal of Athena SWAN Silver award for DPAG

EDI News Head of Department's News

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.

Annual Report 2019 - 2020

Head of Department's News

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.

Prof. Dr. Nils Brose honours former teacher Marianne Fillenz in Memorial Lecture

EDI Events Head of Department's News

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.

Professor Eve Marder delivers the 2020 Mabel FitzGerald Prize Lecture

EDI Events Head of Department's News

The annual lecture is held in honour of the pioneering physiologist and clinical pathologist, Mabel Purefoy FitzGerald.

Prof Robin Klemm is joining DPAG this summer

Head of Department's News Klemm Group Research

Prof Robin Klemm will be joining our department in June 2020 as the Associate Professor of Physiological Metabolism. Research in the Klemm lab focuses primarily on understanding the molecular cell biology of professional fat storing cells called white adipocytes.

Oxford named best for medicine for ninth consecutive year

General Head of Department's News Teaching

Oxford University has been ranked as the world's best institution for medical and health teaching and research for the ninth consecutive year in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Watch J.S. Haldane Lecture: A hundred years on: 21st Century Insights into Human Oxygen Homeostasis

General Head of Department's News

Event video for the inaugural John Scott Haldane Lecture 2019, delivered by Professor Sir Peter J Ratcliffe FRS on Thursday 21 November 2019 in the Sherrington Large Lecture Theatre.

Nobel Laureate Sir Peter Ratcliffe FRS delivers inaugural Haldane Lecture

General Head of Department's News

The new series is held in honour of British Physiologist John Scott Haldane, known as the father of oxygen therapy.

In Remembrance of distinguished former Oxford Physiology students who were awarded the Victoria Cross for their actions in the First World War

General Head of Department's News

On Remembrance Day 2019, 101 years on from the ending of the First World War, we remember two of our former students who were awarded the highest and most prestigious award of the British honours system.

Professor Dame Pamela Shaw delivers the GL Brown Prize Lecture 2019

EDI Events Head of Department's News

The GL Brown Prize Lecture series from The Physiological Society is aimed at an early career audience to stimulate an interest in physiology.

Professor Christine Mummery gives the 2019 John Burdon-Sanderson Lecture

EDI Events General Head of Department's News

The annual lecture given this year by a world leading stem cell scientist is held in honour of John Burdon-Sanderson, the University of Oxford's first Waynflete Professor of Physiology, after whom the Cardiac Centre is named.

Physiology Friday: a spotlight on Physiological Society membership

Head of Department's News Postdoctoral Students

Find out more about our Physiological Society funded Head of Department Seminar Series, the opportunities available to those who join the Society, and DPAG's own Dr Mark Richards’ experiences as a Physiological Society member.

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