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2017

Issue 7 Front cover

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News articles

Read about the work the Department is undertaking, about its achievements and the valuable contributions students and staff are making to society …

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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Engineering student awarded prestigious Google PhD Fellowship

Engineering student awarded prestigious Google PhD Fellowship

Department of Engineering Science DPhil candidate Arsha Nagrani has been announced as one of the 39 global recipients of Google’s PhD Fellowships this year.

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The Royal Academy of Engineering funds global research visionaries to advance emerging technologies

The Royal Academy of Engineering has today announced long-term support to ten engineering global-visionaries to develop areas of emerging technology. One of the ten Chairs is Professor Tim Denison, who will take up the post of Professor of Neurotechnology at the University of Oxford in August 2018.

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Study shows positive results for gestational diabetes smartphone app

A 21-month study into the safety and effectiveness of a smartphone application for women with gestational diabetes has shown positive results. The app was developed as part of a collaboration between the Department of Engineering Science, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Drayson Health.

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Oxford Robotics Institute trials take place in Iceland

The Oxford Robotics Institute (ORI) recently conducted trials in Iceland as part of research into mobile robotics (aka driverless cars). ORI is a research institute within the Department of Engineering Science which researches all aspects of land-based mobile autonomy.

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Researchers call for volunteers to refine mosquito-detecting app

Researchers call for volunteers to refine mosquito-detecting app

Researchers at Engineering Science, Zoology and Kew Gardens have developed a way of alerting people to the presence of mosquitoes with an app that detects their distinctive buzz.

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Dr Brian Sheil awarded Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship

Dr Brian Sheil awarded Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship

Dr Brian Sheil, Departmental Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering, has been awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship which will allow him to devote more time to his project for his project 'Intelligent Real-time Monitoring to Inform Underground Construction Processes'.

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Department awards University of Oxford Engineering Innovator Prize at ‘Big Bang’ competition

Department awards University of Oxford Engineering Innovator Prize at ‘Big Bang’ competition

Senior Research Associate Dr Priyanka Dhopade and Departmental Lecturer Dr Brian Sheil presented the University of Oxford Engineering Innovator Prize to student Manisha Waterston at The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition last week.

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DPhil graduate offered prestigious Clifford G. Shull Fellowship

DPhil graduate offered prestigious Clifford G. Shull Fellowship

Oxford scientist the youngest person ever to be offered prestigious Clifford G. Shull Fellowship in the US

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Department spinout company wins New Product Award for microscale benchtop technology

Department spinout company wins New Product Award for microscale benchtop technology

iotaSciences, a spinout company from the Department of Engineering Science, recently received a New Product Award at Society for Laboratory and Automation Screening conference SLAS2018, in recognition of their innovative and portable benchtop single-cell instrument, the isoCell.

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