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Meet the Women

Portrait of Jennifer Anderson

Jennifer Anderson  is an Athena SWAN advisor and facilitator, and was working for the Medical Sciences Division at the time of the interview. (December 2014)

Portrait of Helen Ashdown

Helen Ashdown is a GP and has just started her DPhil, based in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences. (October 2014)

Portrait of Alison Banham

Alison Banham is Professor of Haemato-oncology and is deputy head of the Nuffield Division of Clinical Laboratory Sciences. (October 2014)

Portrait of Eleanor Barnes

Eleanor Barnes is a Professor of Hepatology and Experimental Medicine, and an MRC Senior Fellow in the Nuffield Department of Medicine. She is also an Honorary Consultant in Hepatology and General medicine. (May 2015)

Portrait of Lois Brand

Lois Brand works as a consultant in Emergency Medicine at the John Radcliffe Hospital, and is Associate Director of Clinical Studies at Oxford University Medical School. (March 2015)

Portrait of Persephone Borrow

Persephone Borrow  is a Reader and Principal Investigator in the Nuffield Department of Medicine. She is also a Jenner Institute Investigator. (November 2014)

Portrait of Marella de Bruijn

Marella de Bruijn is an Associate Professor of Developmental Hematopoiesis at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, Radcliffe Department of Medicine. (May 2015)

Portrait of Barbara Casadei

Barbara Casadei is a British Heart Foundation Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, an Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, and Principal Investigator in the Radcliffe Department of Medicine. (April 2015)

Portrait of Carolyn Carr

Carolyn Carr is a research scientist and principal investigator in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics. (November 2014)

Portrait of Sally Cowley

Sally Cowley is a University Research Lecturer and head of the James Martin Stem Cell Facility in the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology. (December 2014)

Portrait of Molly Crockett

Molly Crockett is an Associate Professor, a Lecturer and has her own Lab in the Department of Experimental Psychology. (December 2014)

Portrait of Kay Davies

Kay Davies is a Professor of Anatomy in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, and Director of the MRC Functional Genomics Unit at Oxford. (June 2015)

Portrait of Tao Dong

Tao Dong  is a Professor of Immunology and Founding Director of CAMS-Oxford Centre for Translational Immunology. She works in the MRC Human Immunology Unit. (May 2015)

Portrait of Lucy Dorrell

Lucy Dorrell is a physician and an Associate Professor in the Nuffield Department of Medicine. She spends about 20% of her time doing clinical work. (March 2015)

Portrait of Elspeth Garman

Elspeth Garman is a Professor of Molecular Biophysics, in the Department of Biochemistry. She is a Principal Investigator and Lecturer. (December 2014)

Portrait of Katja Gehmlich

Katja Gehmlich is a Research Fellow working in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine in the Radcliffe Department of Medicine. (October 2014)

Portrait of Anna Gloyn

Anna Gloyn is a Professor of Molecular Genetics & Metabolism and a Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow in Basic Biomedical Science(January 2015)

Portrait of Bryony Graham

Bryony Graham is a research scientist (postdoc) in the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine. (December 2014)

Portrait of Alison Halliday

Alison Halliday is Professor of Vascular Surgery and Principal Investigator in the Asymptomatic Carotid Surgery Trial (ACST-2) in the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences. (May 2015)


Portrait of Jamie Hartmann-Boyce

Jamie Hartmann-Boyce  is a DPhil student based in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences. (October 2014)

Portrait of Leanne Hodson

Leanne Hodson  is an Associate Professor of Diabetes and Metabolism, based in the Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, within the Radcliffe Department of Medicine. (October 2014)

Portrait of Christine Kiire

Christine Kiire is an Ophthalmology Registrar in the Oxford Eye Hospital and recently completed her DM degree in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences. (May 2015)

Portrait of Marian Knight

Marian Knight is a NIHR Professor of Maternal and Child Population Health and an Honorary Consultant in Public Health. (May 2015)

Portrait of Jenny Kurinczuk

Jenny Kurinczuk is a University Professor, Principal Investigator and Director of the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit in the Nuffield Department of Population Health. (November 2014)

Portrait of Samira Lakhal-Littleton

Samira Lakhal-Littleton is a Junior Group Leader and British Heart Foundation Intermediate Basic Science Research Fellow, in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics. (December 2014)

Portrait of Jane Langdale

Jane Langdale is a Professor of Plant Sciences in the Department of Plant Sciences. (April 2015)

Portrait of Xin Lu

Xin Lu is a Professor of Cancer Biology in the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, based in the Nuffield Department of Medicine. (April 2015)

Portrait of Helen McShane

Helen McShane is a clinician and a Professor in Vaccinology in the Jenner Institute, a sub-division of the Nuffield Department of Medicine. (January 2015)

Portrait of Jane Moore

Jane Moore is a Consultant Gynaecologist and Course Tutor for Oxford medical students. She is based in the Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. (June 2015)

Portrait of Fran Platt

Fran Platt is a Professor of Biochemistry and Pharmacology. (January 2015)

Portrait of Irene Roberts

Irene Roberts is a Professor of Paediatric Haematology. She works in the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine and is part of the Department of Paediatrics. (January 2015)

Portrait of Blanca Rodriguez

Blanca Rodriguez is a Professor of Computational Medicine, Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow and research academic, in the Department of Computer Science. (January 2015)

Portrait of Maggie Snowling

Maggie Snowling is President of St John’s College, Oxford. She is also a Professor of Psychology in the Department of Experimental Psychology. (April 2015)

Portrait of Anushka Soni

Anushka Soni is a Rheumatology Registrar and DPhil student. (April 2015)

Portrait of Catherine Swales

Catherine Swales is a consultant and Senior Research Fellow in the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences. (March 2015)

Portrait of Irene Tracey

Irene Tracey holds the Nuffield Chair in Anaesthetic Science in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences. She is head of the Nuffield Division of Anaesthetics and Associate Head of the Medical Sciences Division. (January 2015)

Portrait of Vishvarani Wanigasekera

Vishvarani Wanigasekera is an anaesthetist and a researcher in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neuroscience. (March 2015)

Portrait of Alison Woollard

Alison Woollard is an Associate Professor and University Lecturer in genetics in the Department of Biochemistry, a Principal Investigator and a Fellow and Tutor at Hertford College. (November 2014)

Portrait of Krina Zondervan

Krina Zondervan is Professor in Reproductive & Genomic Epidemiology, Senior Research Fellow and Principal Investigator in the Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.