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2017

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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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Best Paper prize for Machine Learning in Healthcare paper

Best Paper prize for Machine Learning in Healthcare paper

Dr. Tingting Zhu, a junior research fellow in the Department and Glen Wright Colopy, a doctoral student at the Department’s Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME), have been recognised for their work at the IEEE Biomedical & Health Informatics Conference (BHI) that took place in March in Las Vegas, USA.

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Politecnico di Torino announces EXPERTISE European Training Network beneficiaries

Politecnico di Torino announces EXPERTISE European Training Network beneficiaries

The University of Oxford’s Department of Engineering Science (led by Professor David Hills) is one of the beneficiaries in the 48 month Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network consortium EXPERTISE, which is being coordinated by the Politecnico di Torino in Italy.

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Body temperature machine perfusion technique improves liver transplant success

Body temperature machine perfusion technique improves liver transplant success

Preserving livers at body temperature has been shown to improve transplant success and to increase the number of viable donor livers available for transplant, which could lead to shorter waiting lists for patients and lower mortality rates.

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Engineering student awarded prestigious Google PhD Fellowship

Engineering student awarded prestigious Google PhD Fellowship

Department of Engineering Science DPhil candidate Arsha Nagrani has been announced as one of the 39 global recipients of Google’s PhD Fellowships this year.

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The Royal Academy of Engineering funds global research visionaries to advance emerging technologies

The Royal Academy of Engineering has today announced long-term support to ten engineering global-visionaries to develop areas of emerging technology. One of the ten Chairs is Professor Tim Denison, who will take up the post of Professor of Neurotechnology at the University of Oxford in August 2018.

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Study shows positive results for gestational diabetes smartphone app

A 21-month study into the safety and effectiveness of a smartphone application for women with gestational diabetes has shown positive results. The app was developed as part of a collaboration between the Department of Engineering Science, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Drayson Health.

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Oxford Robotics Institute trials take place in Iceland

The Oxford Robotics Institute (ORI) recently conducted trials in Iceland as part of research into mobile robotics (aka driverless cars). ORI is a research institute within the Department of Engineering Science which researches all aspects of land-based mobile autonomy.

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Researchers call for volunteers to refine mosquito-detecting app

Researchers call for volunteers to refine mosquito-detecting app

Researchers at Engineering Science, Zoology and Kew Gardens have developed a way of alerting people to the presence of mosquitoes with an app that detects their distinctive buzz.

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