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The 2015 British Geotechnical Association Cooling Prize awarded to William Beuckelaers

Congratulations to William Beuckelaers (St Catherine’s College), a first year DPhil student in the Department of Engineering Science, who has been announced as the winner of the 2015 British Geotechnical Association Cooling Prize at an event hosted by the Southern Geotechnical Group at Southampton University.

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Launch of new Renewable Energy Marine Structures Centre for Doctoral Training

The new Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Renewable Energy Marine Structures (REMS) has been officially opened at Cranfield University by Maria McCaffery, CEO of RenewableUK. This is a collaboration between the Department of Engineering Science at the University of Oxford and Cranfield University.

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Celebrating 25th Anniversary of the Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre in Solid Mechanics

To commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre (UTC), the Department of Engineering Science Solid Mechanics Group recently held a celebratory event that not only looked back on the UTC’s achievements but also marked the development of this special partnership.

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"One of the greatest challenges of our century" ...

Described by Professor Andrew Hamilton, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford, as ‘one of the greatest challenges of our century’, the 2015 Oxford Brain Mechanics Workshop sought to highlight the complexity inherent in studying the brain.

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REF results celebrated

The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division (MPLS) celebrated the outstanding achievements of Oxford University departments in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) assessment exercise at its Winter Party, which was held last week in St John’s College. In the REF exercise the Department of Engineering Science was ranked the best engineering department in the country.

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Driving Autonomy in Driverless Pods

The Mobile Robotics Group (MRG) at the Department of Engineering Science has been at the forefront of autonomous vehicle research in the UK for over a decade and technology developed by MRG is at the heart of these trials.

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Study sheds new light on impact of electric cars on global warming

The results of a modelling exercise, conducted by Professor Malcolm McCulloch who heads up the Department of Engineering Science Energy and Power Group, and the Department’s former DPhil student, Reed Doucette, shows that in some countries electric cars could accelerate global warming.

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Winner of the 2015 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering - Dr Robert Langer

Chemical engineer Dr Robert Langer has just been announced as the winner of the 2015 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering ‘for his revolutionary advances and leadership in engineering at the interface with chemistry and medicine’.

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Prestigious international prize for Professor Eleanor Stride’s research to reduce side effects of treatments for major diseases

Professor Eleanor Stride, from the Department of Engineering Science Institute of Biomedical Engineering and a world expert in biomedical engineering, has been awarded a prestigious international prize from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

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Oxford named a key founder of Alan Turing Institute

Oxford is one of five universities selected to lead the Alan Turing Institute, Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, announced today. Oxford University will play a key role in the creation and the activities of the Alan Turing Institute.

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