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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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Revolutionary tidal fence is set to trap the sea's power

Oxford-designed turbines aim to harness tidal energy to produce cheaper electricity - without endangering marine life.

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Department Research Fellow wins Scientific Instrument Makers highest award

Congratulations to Dr Alex Corbett, Research Fellow in Advanced Microscopy at the Department of Engineering Science, who has been awarded the Scientific Instrument Makers' Beloe Fellowship 2014/15 - their highest award.

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The First Wadham Engineering Reunion

For the first time the Department of Engineering Science co-hosted an Engineering reunion with Wadham College alumni and Fellows.

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Department wins two notable control awards

Many congratulations to Antonis Papachristodoulou, Associate Professor with the Department of Engineering Science, and DPhil student Richard Mason for winning control awards from the European Control Association (EUCA) and the American Automatic Control Council (AACC).

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Oxford awarded major programme for groundwater research in Africa

Oxford University researchers have been awarded £1.9m within UPGro: “Unlocking the Potential of Groundwater for the Poor”, an initiative funded by the Natural Environment Research Council, the Department for International Development, and the Economic and Social Research Council. This three-year programme of research links the Computational Health Informatics Lab (in the Department of Engineering Science Institute of Biomedical Engineering) to the School of Geography and the Environment.

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New analysis from UK researchers could provide sustainable bioenergy for the future

New analysis from the Department of Engineering Science, Department of Plant Sciences, Tropical Power, Imperial College London and the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, say that CAM species like Opuntia ficus-indica (prickly pear) and Euphorbia tirucalli could make a huge contribution to providing sustainable bioenergy for the future.

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Oxford Engineers take part in Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

Members of the Department of Engineering Science have been involved in this year’s Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition. Running this year from 30 June to 5 July, the Exhibition is an annual display of the most exciting science and technology in the UK.

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Professor Ronald A Roy is the new Vice President-Elect of the Acoustical Society of America

Congratulations to Professor Ronald A. Roy, Statutory Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Department of Engineering Science, who has been elected Vice President-Elect of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA). His term began on 22nd May 2015 and he will automatically assume the office of Vice-President on 27 May 2016.

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