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Engineering Science News: 2013-14 Cover
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News: 2013-14
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News: 2012-13
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News: 2011-12

 

The importance of bubbles...

Professor Constantin Coussios is interviewed by the BBC World Service on the biomedical applications of acoustic bubbles

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Dual Engineering winners in the Google Impact Challenge

Two projects involving teams from Engineering Science are winners of the 2014 Google Impact Challenge, and will each receive £500,000.

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Headstart - engaging Sixth Formers and encouraging them into Engineering

This year the Department of Engineering Science ran its 18th Headstart residential course for sixth formers from throughout the UK. The programme included practical problem-solving activities, team projects, industrial site visits, lectures and tours of laboratories and a gala dinner at Hertford College.

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Let’s get voting again: Google Impact Challenge…

Vote for Royal National Institute of Blind People, the Division of Clinical Neurology and the Department of Engineering Science to win a grant of £500,000 for smart glasses that enable those with very limited vision to make use of what sight remains, increasing confidence and providing richer ways to navigate and communicate with people.

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Let’s get voting: Google Impact Challenge…

Vote for Kew Gardens and the Department of Engineering Science to win a grant of £500,000 for wearable sensors to track disease-carrying mosquitoes.

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Oxford ramps up its hypersonics research with the arrival of the T3 driver

A grant from EPSRC has allowed the Department of Engineering Science to invest in its hypersonic test facilities. Specifically the 13 tonne high enthalpy T3 free-piston driver has been delivered to the Osney Thermofluids Laboratory to allow Oxford to perform hypersonics research at speeds of up to 6km/s.

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Oxford-designed Flare pan uses 40 per cent less heat than conventional pans

With help from Isis Innovation, the University’s technology commercialisation company, a new heat-efficient cooking pan based on research by University of Oxford Professor of Engineering Professor Thomas Povey has been launched by Lakeland (the UK’s leading kitchenware specialist).

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Best paper award at the 2014 European Conference on Networks and Communications

David Simmons a DPhil student working with Professor Justin Coon of the Communications Research Group has been awarded the best paper award at the 2014 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC’14)

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Professor Antoine Jerusalem honoured by the Young Scientist program at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the New Champions

Professor Antoine Jerusalem has been honoured by the World Economic Forum by being invited to contribute to the Young Scientist program, an initiative convening leaders from across the science and technology communities for the Forum’s 2014 Annual Meeting of the New Champions.

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Oxford University’s 'Objects of Invention' project shortlisted for major NCCPE Engagement Award

Congratulations to the team behind the University’s ‘Objects of Invention’ initiative, which has been shortlisted by NCCPE for its annual ‘Engage Competition’ in the STEM category. The initiative, led by the Oxford University Museum of the History of Science, involves 18 engineers from the Department, mostly graduate students.

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