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We congratulate Mark Gowers, a final year Engineering Science undergraduate (Oriel College), for being awarded one of five 2016 Salters’ Graduate Prizes in Chemical Engineering.
New £100 million Rosalind Franklin research institute to improve health through physical science innovation
Oxford University scientists, including those from the Department of Engineering Science, are to play a key role in a new, government-funded research facility, the Rosalind Franklin Institute (RFI).
Around one million hand pumps supply groundwater to people in rural Africa. Groundwater is used by around 200 million rural Africans every day because it is a widely available, reliable and safe source of drinking water. Yet according to a new research paper by the University of Oxford, although groundwater is critical to Africa’s growth and development, there is currently too little data to allow effective management of this critical resource. Researchers from the University’s Department of Engineering Science and the School of Geography and the Environment believe they have discovered a new way of addressing the problem using low-cost mobile technologies fitted to existing hand pumps.
As part of International Day of Women and Girls in Science on February 11, the University of Oxford featured Professor Eleanor Stride and Dr Ana Namburete from the Department’s Institute of Biomedical Engineering. The General Assembly (United Nations) adopted a resolution on 22 December 2015, to establish an annual International Day to recognise the critical role women and girls play in science and technology communities.
Earlier this week, Dr Ben Evans, Senior Lecturer at Swansea University for the Bloodhound project joined Dr Neil Ashton, from Oxford e-Research Centre and Professor Daniel Bulte, from the Department, to give an exciting talk to a packed audience on the Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) work behind the design of Bloodhound - a 1000mph supersonic car.
Congratulations to Professor Constantin Coussios, Director of the Department’s Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Professor of Biomedical Engineering, who has just been announced as one of five winners of Oxford University’s Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division’s (MPLS) 2017 Impact Awards.
Thanks to the new post of Access Officer, the Department of Engineering Science has substantially increased the number of secondary school pupils it has been able to engage with, growing its audience from 500 to nearly 2,000 students over the past year.
In this article Professor Richard Darton OBE, Head of Department from 2004 to 2009, pays a personal tribute to Patrick Jenkin...
Dr Priyanka Dhopade, Senior Researcher and Lecturer in Engineering Science at the Department’s Osney Thermo-Fluids Laboratory, has made it through to the top 72 candidates being assessed for space travel.
Three new digital health products, developed in Professor Tarassenko’s research group at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering in collaboration with clinical colleagues in the Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust over the past seven years, promise significant improvements in patient health outcomes and reduced costs for the NHS.