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2017

Issue 7 Front cover

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Renault Sport Formula One visit Oxford to recruit ‘most talented young engineers’

Renault Sport Formula One visit Oxford to recruit ‘most talented young engineers’

A Renault Sport team including Oxford alumni Luke Bolton visited the Department recently to give a talk to students about the types of career on offer within the local race team at Enstone, Oxfordshire.

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4th year undergraduates win prizes for best Engineering posters at Lubbock Lecture

4th year undergraduates win prizes for best Engineering posters at Lubbock Lecture

Each year at the Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture since 2001, 4th year Engineering Science undergraduate students have presented their final year projects to Alumni and visitors. Their posters are judged by Alumni representatives now working in industry, with prizes going to winners in 8 categories, and an overall winner is chosen by the Oxford Engineering Alumni (OEA) group.

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Inspiring the next generation of Engineers: outreach event as part of Lubbock lecture

Inspiring the next generation of Engineers: outreach event as part of Lubbock lecture

The Thom building’s Lecture Room 3 was a hive of activity at lunchtime on Monday 14 May during an outreach event aimed at inspiring school pupils aged 15-17.

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University Diversity Award for champion of refugee students

University Diversity Award for champion of refugee students

DPhil student Thaís Roque has won the coveted University of Oxford Vice Chancellor’s Diversity Award (Student category) for her work championing and fundraising for refugee students in the University.

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University to collaborate on new Internet of Things project

University to collaborate on new Internet of Things project

The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division (MPLS) is leading Oxford University’s input into the PITCH-In project, which is being led by the University of Sheffield in partnership with the universities of Oxford, Cambridge and Newcastle, and industrial and health sector partners. The aim is to drive forward collaboration concerned with the Internet of Things.

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“Nature” Cover Hails Biomedical Engineering Advance in Liver Transplantation

“Nature” Cover Hails Biomedical Engineering Advance in Liver Transplantation

This week’s cover of “Nature” (Volume 557 Issue 7703, 3 May 2018) illustrates the concept of normothermic machine perfusion as an improved means of preserving, testing and rescuing livers prior to transplantation.

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Best Paper prize for Machine Learning in Healthcare paper

Best Paper prize for Machine Learning in Healthcare paper

Dr. Tingting Zhu, a junior research fellow in the Department and Glen Wright Colopy, a doctoral student at the Department’s Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME), have been recognised for their work at the IEEE Biomedical & Health Informatics Conference (BHI) that took place in March in Las Vegas, USA.

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Politecnico di Torino announces EXPERTISE European Training Network beneficiaries

Politecnico di Torino announces EXPERTISE European Training Network beneficiaries

The University of Oxford’s Department of Engineering Science (led by Professor David Hills) is one of the beneficiaries in the 48 month Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network consortium EXPERTISE, which is being coordinated by the Politecnico di Torino in Italy.

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Body temperature machine perfusion technique improves liver transplant success

Body temperature machine perfusion technique improves liver transplant success

Preserving livers at body temperature has been shown to improve transplant success and to increase the number of viable donor livers available for transplant, which could lead to shorter waiting lists for patients and lower mortality rates.

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