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News articles

Read about the work the Department is undertaking, about its achievements and the valuable contributions students and staff are making to society …

"Wildcat" now in the hands of the Department of Engineering Science

In December, BAE Systems officially handed over Wildcat to the University’s Department of Engineering Science. Thanks to a research partnership between BAE Systems and the Department this multi-million pound, driverless vehicle will be used by academic researchers to continue research into vehicle autonomy, robotics and how safety on the roads can be improved. Wildcat has been the subject of over five years of research and development by scientists at BAE Systems in Bristol.

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2010 Qualcomm Scholarships Awarded

The University of Oxford’s Department of Engineering Science is delighted to announce that with continued generous funding from Qualcomm Incorporated, a leading developer of advanced wireless technologies and data solutions, two more outstanding Master of Science (MSc) graduates of Biomedical Engineering will be studying for a doctorate this academic year. The two scholars are Haoyu Chen from China and Konstantinos Papoutsis from Greece.

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Sharp Donates Digital Information Display Screens

The Department of Engineering Science thanks Sharp Laboratories of Europe (SLE) for donating five large information digital screens. These were recently installed at the Department and now provide students, academics, visitors and staff with up-to-date information on current research projects, upcoming events and seminars, recent news items and details about recruitment fairs and job vacancies.

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The 2009 Gas Turbine Award

Congratulations to Dr Budimir Rosic, University Lecturer in Engineering Science, who has been selected to receive the 2009 Gas Turbine Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) together with his co-authors. This Award, which was established in 1963, is one of the most prestigious awards in the world in the field of turbomachinery.

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Fozmula bursaries awarded

UK based sensor specialists, Fozmula Ltd, and the Department of Engineering Science have awarded this year's Fozmula bursaries to the following undergraduates: Alan Chappell, Balliol College; Aaron Freeman-Powell, Jesus College; Daniel Garrett, Brasenose College

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Teaching Awards for Department of Engineering Science Staff

At a recent ceremony at Rhodes House 66 Oxford University staff received awards in recognition of their excellent teaching. Congratulations to Professor Alison Noble and Dr Jane Frew from the Department of Engineering Science on winning their Awards.

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Research in the Department results in new tidal turbine company

A new company, Kepler Energy Limited, has been formed to develop a second-generation tidal turbine, which has the potential to harness tidal energy more efficiently and cheaply, using a device which is simpler, more robust and more scaleable than current designs.

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2010 Sloane Robinson Scholars

The Sloane Robinson Foundation scholarships for 2010-2011 in Biomedical Engineering have been awarded to Giovanni Milandri and David Springer who are both from South Africa. Our thanks to the Sloane Robinson Foundation for funding these scholarships.

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International lecture series provides platform for biomedical engineering collaboration in India

The Research Councils UK (RCUK) Office in India, UK Science and Innovation Network and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) recently staged a high-profile lecture series which was delivered throughout India. Speakers included: the Rt. Hon Lord Peter Mandelson, when Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills; Professor Alison Richard, the 344th Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge and Professor Lionel Tarassenko, Director of the Department of Engineering Science’s Institute of Biomedical Engineering.

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Engineering Science Graduate wins Conspicuous Gallantry Cross

Robin Bourne-Taylor, graduate of the Department of Engineering Science (Christ Church College, Oxford 2005) and Captain in the British Army, has won the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross (CGC) - the highest award for courage in active operations after the Victoria Cross.

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