Handy to Know
Some bits of information that might come in handy during your first weeks and months. Please be aware that due to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some of the services outlined below may impacted or unavailable. You may wish to contact your Line Manager or the Communications Officer for details.
Currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but usually situated on the Sherrington first floor and is the place to go for hot and cold food, Monday - Friday, 8am - 4pm, our cafe serves breakfast, lunch, sandwiches, cakes, tea & coffee and more...download info on DPAG catering and hospitality.
This weekly newsletter is sent to the whole Department and contains departmental news, events and announcements, and celebrates staff successes and achievements. The Digest is your 'go-to' source for Departmental notices. Contact the Communications Officer if you want to include something in the Digest.
Seminars and Talks
Oxford Talks is the University-wide database of seminars, events and talks. Browse the catalogue and choose from the huge number of speakers Oxford attracts. The Department also hosts a large number of prominent speakers across many seminar series. Visit the Seminars webpage to see what is coming up soon!
University Staff Gateway
The Staff Gateway is a useful portal for information, including details of salary scales, pay dates, and staff benefits.
Run by and for postdocs, The Researcher Society aims to promote interactions between postdocs to create a friendly network of skills and expertise and to welcome new research staff to the Department. All postdocs will be added automatically to a mailing list when they start to be kept up to date with events etc.
Hospitality at DPAG is hosted by Compass, the chosen provider of catering across the University. All hospitality bookings are made through their Planon system. Please be aware this service is affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. If you would like access details for making catering bookings, please email Planon. Download Occasions at Oxford internal hospitality brochure.