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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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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 …

Department signs five-year agreement with Ørsted to optimise wind turbine foundations

Department signs five-year agreement with Ørsted to optimise wind turbine foundations

The Department and renewable energy company Ørsted have signed a five-year research framework agreement to optimise the design of foundation structures for offshore wind turbines.

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Department spinout YASA opens new electric motor factory in Oxfordshire

Department spinout YASA opens new electric motor factory in Oxfordshire

University of Oxford spin-out YASA Ltd was founded in 2009 by Tim Woolmer, who invented the motor for his DPhil project at the Department of Engineering Science.

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Engineering Science Newsletter Published

Engineering Science Newsletter Published

Welcome to the new-look Department of Engineering Science newsletter (Issue 7)

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Department of Engineering Science part of £42 million programme to revolutionise UK car battery research

A team of the UK’s leading battery experts from universities across the UK, including Oxford University’s Department of Engineering Science, will contribute to work funded by the independent national battery research facility, the Faraday Institution.

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Paper addressing multi-agent AI problems wins top accolade

A research team from the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Engineering has won ‘the outstanding student paper’ at one of the premier venues for publishing AI research: AAAI-18, the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence’s conference.

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Blows not concussion cause brain disease, according to new research

The effects of repeat concussion injuries on athletes, particularly American football and rugby players, is one of the biggest concerns in competitive sports today. However, a new Oxford University collaboration suggests that blows to the head can cause lasting trauma - even in the absence of signs of concussion.

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Smart sensor could revolutionise crime and terrorism prevention

Crime, terrorism prevention, environmental monitoring, reusable electronics, medical diagnostics and food safety, are just a few of the far-reaching areas where a new chemical sensor could revolutionise progress.

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PISA Project wins BGA Fleming Award for 2017

The Pile Soil Analysis – PISA – Project, with scientific contributions from researchers at Oxford’s Department of Engineering Science, has won the British Geotechnical Association’s Fleming Award for 2017.

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Oxford to hold artificial intelligence expo in March 2018

The University of Oxford is to showcase artificial intelligence (AI) research across the whole University with a one-day expo on 27 March 2018. The event will bring together Oxford’s AI and machine learning thought leaders, providing a unique opportunity to hear from them about their work and their vision for the future.

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