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Tributes paid to pioneering Oxford engineer Professor Brian Bellhouse

Tributes have been paid to the Oxford engineer and entrepreneur Professor Brian Bellhouse, who has died at the age of 80. Founder of one of the most successful companies ever to be spun out of Oxford, he has been praised as a generous and pioneering member of the University community.

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The 43rd Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture – the Internet of Things (IoT)…

The 43rd Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture, titled ‘Will future communications technologies lead to cyber wars or a better world?’ was delivered on Wednesday 10th May by Naomi Climer, whose career has been spent in the broadcast and communications technology industry including at the BBC, ITV and Sony both in Europe and the US. Over 290 representatives from industry, academia, the University’s alumni community, and government attended. In addition, 30 pupils, aged 15 to 18, attended from nine schools across London, Hampshire, East Sussex and Oxfordshire.

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New research collaboration to rebuild chronic ulcers

Two British Universities, the Open University and the University of Oxford, have established a new research collaboration with the Chilean Biotech company, Concorcio Regenero. This is a major strategic commitment to develop an effective affordable treatment for chronic wounds. These are painful, incapacitating and life-threatening ulcers, which form because the body’s natural healing response breaks down. The aim is to develop an ambitious new tissue-engineered treatment for reconstructing chronic wounds.

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New research partnership with University of Bahrain to develop sustainable water engineering

At a special signing ceremony held in the Kingdom of Bahrain, a research partnership was agreed between the University of Oxford and the University of Bahrain. The agreement outlines future research in the area of low-energy osmotic technologies for the desalination of sea-water, and will allow researchers from the University of Bahrain to benefit directly from the research expertise of Professor Nick Hankins from the Department of Engineering Science and his laboratory in the field. It is hoped that joint research will result in high efficiency solutions that will help to reduce energy consumption for water desalination, both in the Gulf region and in the UK.

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Professor Alison Noble announced as Fellow of the Royal Society

The Royal Society has just announced that Professor Alison Noble has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society in recognition for her ground-breaking biomedical image analysis research. Her work has advanced knowledge of how to automatically extract clinically-useful information from medical ultrasound scans. The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.

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Oxford Engineering Science Student Named One of the Most Promising Scientists in the UK

Matthew R. Ryder (Balliol College), has been nominated for and awarded many awards throughout his research, including recently the prestigious British Zeolite Association’s (BZA) Founders' Award for the most promising postgraduate scientist working in the area of micro/mesoporous science.

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Widely used engineering technique has unintended consequences new research reveals

New Oxford University research, led by Professor Felix Hofmann from the Department of Engineering Science, reveals a technique that revolutionised scientists’ ability to manipulate and study materials at the nano-scale may have dramatic unintended consequences.

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Engineering Science students are Boat Race winners

Congratulations to Department of Engineering Science students, James Cook (Keble College) and Samuel Collier (New College), who were part of this year’s winning men’s Boat Race team. The Boat Race is one of the oldest and most iconic events in the sporting calendar. A reported 400,000 people watched the 163rd Boat Race along the banks of the River Thames in London.

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Women in science series: Engineering a difference

The Oxford Science Blog gives you the inside track on science at Oxford University: the projects, the people, and what's happening behind the scenes. Dr Priyanka Dhopade, Senior Research Associate at the Department's Osney Thermo-Fuild Laboratory, is featured this month.

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Salters’ Graduate Prize in Chemical Engineering

We congratulate Mark Gowers, a final year Engineering Science undergraduate (Oriel College), for being awarded one of five 2016 Salters’ Graduate Prizes in Chemical Engineering.

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