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Time for a new design recipe for offshore engineering

The Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES) has presented Oxford University’s Department of Engineering Science and the National University of Singapore with an IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Award 2015 for 'Current blockage in offshore engineering - Morison revised on the 65th anniversary of the famous equation'.

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Professor Stephen Roberts elected Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Many congratulations to Professor Stephen Roberts, the Department’s Professor of Machine Learning, a Professional Fellow of Somerville College and a faculty member of the Oxford-Man Institute, who has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng). The Academy's Fellows represent the nation’s best engineering researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs, business and industry leaders.

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The 2015 Alumni Weekend at the Department of Engineering Science

This year over 170 Engineering Science alumni and non-alumni enjoyed thought-provoking lectures and a special presentation by Lord Jenkin of Roding, the grandson of Charles Frewen Jenkin who was the first professor of Engineering Science at Oxford University. The Department’s new alumni section of the website was launched and some Engineering alumni viewed one of the largest and most important collections of printed ephemera in the world at the new Weston Library.

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Flow regulator valve first investment for new £320m investment company

Oxford Flow, a developer of precision engineered products, has secured the first investment from Oxford's new £320m investment company, Oxford Sciences Innovation plc (OSI).

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Re-inventing our relationship with computers

A collaboration of researchers from the Universities of Oxford, Southampton and Nottingham are at the forefront of a new science that is finding ways in which computers can work intelligently in partnership with people. This could support the management of some of today's most challenging situations, such as the aftermath of major disasters and smart energy systems.

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New project to create £14 million UK automotive battery pack research facility

The University of Oxford Department of Engineering Science will partner WMG (Warwick Manufacturing Group), at the University of Warwick, which will lead a £14 million consortium to create a new automotive battery pack manufacturing research centre. The project will help develop the next generation of traction batteries for electric and hybrid vehicles. It will combine the best human and automated assembly methods to manufacture battery packs and lay the foundations of a new UK automotive supply chain based around this technology.

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Western Australian Scientist of the Year

Congratulations to Professor Mark Cassidy, an alumnus of the Department of Engineering Science (New College, 1995) and Director at the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, University of Western Australia (UWA), who has just been named Western Australian Scientist of the Year.

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Oxford "Smart Water" Project wins at World Water Week

A project, based on research undertaken jointly by the University of Oxford’s Department of Engineering Science and School of Geography and the Environment, has won “best poster” prize at World Water Week, held in Stockholm, Sweden.

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New collaboration to help patients at risk of admission to intensive care

A new collaboration bringing together researchers and clinicians from Oxford and Portsmouth has been awarded £1.8m of funding to develop a new electronic system designed to recognise deteriorating patients in hospitals.

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International collaboration to understand the human brain

Collaboration may have a claim to being the most overused world in academia (and one or two other places as well), but as the world accumulates more and more data and is able to study mechanisms and organisms at an ever smaller scale, then it is inevitable that more than one expertise is needed to describe the full story.

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