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2017

Issue 7 Front cover

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Engineering Science News: 2013-14 Cover
Issue 6
News: 2016-17
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Issue 5
News: 2015-16
Engineering Science News: 2013-14 Cover
Issue 4
News: 2014-15
Engineering Science News: 2013-14 Cover
Issue 3
News: 2013-14
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Issue 2
News: 2012-13
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Issue 1
News: 2011-12

News articles

Read about the work the Department is undertaking, about its achievements and the valuable contributions students and staff are making to society …

World’s first fluid-shaping technology for biomedicine

Despite improvements in our ability to manipulate ever-smaller volumes using microfluidics, the technology remains inaccessible to many biologists as it often requires complex manufacturing facilities (such as soft lithography) and uses materials foreign to cell biology (such as polydimethylsiloxane).

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World’s best video camera to develop cures for deadliest cancers

The Rosalind Franklin Institute (RFI) today launched an ambitious new project to build the world’s most advanced real-time high-speed video camera, the key to understanding new techniques that use light and sound to treat some of the most lethal forms of cancer.

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Engineering Science student selected as AI Fellow

Engineering Science student selected as AI Fellow

An Engineering Science DPhil student has been selected for an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Fellowship by the Open Philanthropy Project. Seven 'very promising' machine learning researchers have been collectively recommended for a total of around $1.1 million in PhD fellowship support over the next five years.

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Fellowship project aims to explore approaches to reducing organic waste to landfill

Fellowship project aims to explore approaches to reducing organic waste to landfill

A new fellowship project which aims to explore ways to address the UK and global challenge of reducing organic waste to landfill held its inaugural meeting recently at the Department.

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Renault Sport Formula One visit Oxford to recruit ‘most talented young engineers’

Renault Sport Formula One visit Oxford to recruit ‘most talented young engineers’

A Renault Sport team including Oxford alumni Luke Bolton visited the Department recently to give a talk to students about the types of career on offer within the local race team at Enstone, Oxfordshire.

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4th year undergraduates win prizes for best Engineering posters at Lubbock Lecture

4th year undergraduates win prizes for best Engineering posters at Lubbock Lecture

Each year at the Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture since 2001, 4th year Engineering Science undergraduate students have presented their final year projects to Alumni and visitors. Their posters are judged by Alumni representatives now working in industry, with prizes going to winners in 8 categories, and an overall winner is chosen by the Oxford Engineering Alumni (OEA) group.

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Inspiring the next generation of Engineers: outreach event as part of Lubbock lecture

Inspiring the next generation of Engineers: outreach event as part of Lubbock lecture

The Thom building’s Lecture Room 3 was a hive of activity at lunchtime on Monday 14 May during an outreach event aimed at inspiring school pupils aged 15-17.

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University Diversity Award for champion of refugee students

University Diversity Award for champion of refugee students

DPhil student Thaís Roque has won the coveted University of Oxford Vice Chancellor’s Diversity Award (Student category) for her work championing and fundraising for refugee students in the University.

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University to collaborate on new Internet of Things project

University to collaborate on new Internet of Things project

The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division (MPLS) is leading Oxford University’s input into the PITCH-In project, which is being led by the University of Sheffield in partnership with the universities of Oxford, Cambridge and Newcastle, and industrial and health sector partners. The aim is to drive forward collaboration concerned with the Internet of Things.

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“Nature” Cover Hails Biomedical Engineering Advance in Liver Transplantation

“Nature” Cover Hails Biomedical Engineering Advance in Liver Transplantation

This week’s cover of “Nature” (Volume 557 Issue 7703, 3 May 2018) illustrates the concept of normothermic machine perfusion as an improved means of preserving, testing and rescuing livers prior to transplantation.

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