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Oxford ramps up its hypersonics research with the arrival of the T3 driver

A grant from EPSRC has allowed the Department of Engineering Science to invest in its hypersonic test facilities. Specifically the 13 tonne high enthalpy T3 free-piston driver has been delivered to the Osney Thermofluids Laboratory to allow Oxford to perform hypersonics research at speeds of up to 6km/s.

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Oxford-designed Flare pan uses 40 per cent less heat than conventional pans

With help from Isis Innovation, the University’s technology commercialisation company, a new heat-efficient cooking pan based on research by University of Oxford Professor of Engineering Professor Thomas Povey has been launched by Lakeland (the UK’s leading kitchenware specialist).

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Best paper award at the 2014 European Conference on Networks and Communications

David Simmons a DPhil student working with Professor Justin Coon of the Communications Research Group has been awarded the best paper award at the 2014 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC’14)

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Professor Antoine Jerusalem honoured by the Young Scientist program at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the New Champions

Professor Antoine Jerusalem has been honoured by the World Economic Forum by being invited to contribute to the Young Scientist program, an initiative convening leaders from across the science and technology communities for the Forum’s 2014 Annual Meeting of the New Champions.

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Oxford University’s 'Objects of Invention' project shortlisted for major NCCPE Engagement Award

Congratulations to the team behind the University’s ‘Objects of Invention’ initiative, which has been shortlisted by NCCPE for its annual ‘Engage Competition’ in the STEM category. The initiative, led by the Oxford University Museum of the History of Science, involves 18 engineers from the Department, mostly graduate students.

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Computer-aided diagnosis of rare genetic disorders from family snaps

Computer analysis of photographs could help doctors diagnose which condition a child with a rare genetic disorder has, say Oxford University researchers.

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National Women in Engineering Day 23rd June 2014

National Women in Engineering Day has been set up by the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) to celebrate its 95th anniversary. It takes place on 23 June 2014. The aim is to celebrate the work that women do in engineering, and to showcase the great engineering careers that are available for girls.

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Best student poster award at Singapore International Water Week

Congratulations to Department of Engineering Science DPhil student Huijuan Wu who has won the best student poster award at this year’s Singapore International Water Week (SIWW).

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Best student paper award at the American Control Conference

Congratulations to Department of Engineering Science DPhil student Richard Mason who has been awarded the Student Best Paper Award at the American Control Conference.

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