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2017

Issue 7 Front cover

Previous Issues

Engineering Science News: 2013-14 Cover
Issue 6
News: 2016-17
Engineering Science News: 2013-14 Cover
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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Issue 1
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 …

Harriet Lea-Banks wins top student prize at 171st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America

Congratulations to Harriet Lea-Banks, a second-year DPhil student supervised by Professors Constantin Coussios and Eleanor Stride within the Department's Oxford Biomedical Ultrasonics, Biotherapy and Biopharmaceuticals Laboratory (BUBBL), for being awarded the Best Student Paper Award for Biomedical Acoustics during the 171st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, held in Salt Lake City, Utah, between 23-27th May 2016.

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Building Partnerships

Guy Houlsby, Professor of Civil Engineering at the Department of Engineering Science, has just returned from the University of Western Australia (UWA), where he was the 2016 Institute for Advanced Studies Distinguished Visiting Fellow.

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The 2016 British Geotechnical Association Cooling Prize awarded to Helen Dunne

Congratulations to Helen Dunne (Mansfield College), a 3rd year DPhil student in the Civil Engineering Research Group, who has been announced as the 2016 winner of the British Geotechnical Association's prestigious Cooling Prize.

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New laser-based aircraft tracking system could aid disaster relief efforts

A ground-breaking tracking system called HYPERION based on eye-safe lasers could enable aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and even orbiting satellites to transmit vital data to ground stations more securely, quickly and efficiently.

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Man AHL and the University of Oxford launch centre for machine learning

The Oxford-Man Institute, founded in 2007 as an innovative collaboration between the University of Oxford and Man Group, to become part of the Department of Engineering Science focused on machine learning

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President Obama gives Engineering Science student a surprise mention

Maryam Ahmed, a DPhil student at the Department of Engineering Science studying at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering Centre for Doctoral Training in Healthcare Innovation, had a surprise mention by President Obama this weekend.

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2015 European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grants: Double Success

Congratulations to two senior researchers working in the Department of Engineering Science – Professor Alison Noble and Professor Martin Booth – who have each been awarded a prestigious Advanced Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).

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UK Trebles funding to tackle Zika Virus

Development of an online data-sharing platform for images of fetal and newborn heads.

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Professor Clive Siviour Receives Award from Society for Experimental Mechanics

Professor Clive Siviour, Associate Professor in Engineering Science and Tutorial Fellow at Pembroke, has received the 2016 JSA Young Investigator Lecturer award from the Society of Experimental Mechanics (SEM) for ‘outstanding early-career contributions to experimental mechanics’.

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Global team aim for faster, more effective tuberculosis diagnosis

As World TB day marks global efforts to eliminate tuberculosis (TB) as a public health problem by 2035, Oxford University researchers, in partnership with Public Health England (PHE), will lead a new worldwide collaboration to speed up diagnosis of the disease.

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