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The Salters’ Institute Annual Awards Ceremony

This prestigious annual event held at Salters’ Hall celebrates high levels of excellence with the science education sector. This year the Ceremony took place on Friday 8 December 2017. Around 180 guests attended the Awards Ceremony and lunch reception.

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Selfies, Space and Surgery: How digital imaging sensors have shaped our world

In celebration of the winners collecting the 2017 QEPrize from Buckingham Palace earlier this week, an event was hosted at the Science Museum on 7 December 2017.

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Professor Jin-Chong Tan awarded the ERC Consolidator Grant

Congratulations to Jin-Chong Tan, Associate Professor of Engineering Science and Tutorial Fellow at Balliol, who has been awarded a five-year European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant of €2.4 million.

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UK HM Government announces 2018 as Year of Engineering

The Government has announced a national campaign, aimed at young people aged 7-16, to increase their awareness and understanding of what engineers do.

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Oxford iGEM team wins Gold medal and Award for Best Diagnostics Project

The 2017 Oxford University iGEM team have just returned from the competition in Boston with not only a Gold medal and also the, extremely competitive, award for Best Diagnostics Project in the Undergraduate category. In addition they were nominated for five further awards for best presentation, wiki, model, integrated human practices and best applied design.

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The Oxford Robotics Institute will play a key role in two of the four new Robotics Hubs

The Oxford Robotics Institute will play a key role in two of the four new Robotics Hubs announced this week by EPSRC as part of their £44.5 million investment over the next three and a half years into Robotics and Artificial intelligence (AI).

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The 2017 Alumni Weekend at the Department of Engineering Science – a historic day…

The 2017 Department of Engineering Science Alumni Weekend made history with Professor Ekaterina Shamonina - the first female speaker to give the Jenkin lecture in 30 years. Over 185 engineering alumni as well as those from other subjects and non-alumni were treated to the annual Jenkin Lecture on the fascinating subject of ‘metamaterials’. The day’s programme also included the first lecture given by the winner of the Oxford Engineering Alumni (OEA) Award, an update from the Head of Department on the 2020 Vision for Engineering Science in Oxford, this year’s Oxford Engineering Alumni (OEA) Annual General Meeting, and the presentation of the special Matthew Greenwood Outreach Award.

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The Matthew Greenwood Outreach Award

A new award has been established for a 4th Year Oxford Engineering Ambassador who has been exemplary in engineering outreach initiatives. The award has been called the Matthew Greenwood Award in memory of the St Edmund Hall Engineering Science undergraduate who tragically passed away last year after a fierce battle with cancer. Matt was a highly committed Oxford Engineering Ambassador, and was even said to have been enthusing about the transformative power of an engineering degree from his hospital bed.

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Professor Martin Booth elected Fellow of the Optical Society

Congratulations to Professor Martin Booth, Professor of Engineering Science in the Department, who has been elected a Fellow by the Board of Directors of The Optical Society (OSA) during their recent meeting in Washington, DC, USA.

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