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

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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Formula E – disruptive motor sport

The CEO of Formula E, Alejandro Agag, recently gave a highly inspirational and informative talk to undergraduates at the Department of Engineering Science titled: “Formula E – disruptive motor sport”. Students gained a unique insight into season two of the world’s first electric racing series and the technology it employs.

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International Women's Day: 8 March 2016

International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated across the world on 8 March each year. This year, the Royal Academy of Engineering is using this opportunity to celebrate leading female engineers in its Fellowship. At the Department of Engineering Science we celebrate with Professor Alison Noble OBE FREng, Director of the Oxford Institute of Biomedical Engineering.

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A Unique Insight into Blue Sky Research

Congratulations to Patrick Thill (New College), a DPhil student in the Department of Engineering Science, who was awarded one of only five Oxford University places at this year’s prestigious Global Young Scientists Summit in Singapore. In this article Patrick shares his unique insights into the latest advances in science and technology and how research can be harnessed to address major global challenges.

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Minister of State for Universities and Science sees world-leading mobile robotics research at first-hand

At the end of February Jo Johnson, the Minister of State for Universities and Science, visited the Department of Engineering Science Mobile Robotics Group (MRG) laboratory to see world-leading research at first-hand. This visit coincided with the announcement that Oxford University is to receive £13.5 million from the Government to support DPhil students in engineering and physical sciences, as well as significant funding geared towards boosting the UK's research into quantum technologies.

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Oxford Engineering presented with Queen's Anniversary Prize at Buckingham Palace: a memorable day captured on film

Representatives of Oxford University visited Buckingham Palace on 25 February to receive the Queen's Anniversary Prize, awarded for the Department of Engineering Science's pioneering work in biomedical engineering. The ceremony, reception and interviews were captured on film and here we share the highlights from this memorable day for the Department…

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