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

Bubble technology for Drug Delivery

Dr Eleanor Stride, University Lecturer at the Department’s Institute of Biomedical Engineering, describes how the bubble technology she is developing can be used to diagnose, treat and prevent illnesses such as stroke and cancer. Many more potential uses are in the pipeline, including for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and depression.

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Engineering Science students present design work at CERN

In April twelve students were invited to visit CERN to present the work from their third year design projects.

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The 6th RV Jones Distinguished Lecture in Engineering at Aberdeen University

In April the 6th RV Jones Distinguished Lecture in Engineering on "Tidal Power: Opportunities for the UK" was delivered by the Head of the Department of Engineering Science, Professor Guy Houlsby.

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2014 Rankine Lecture

Professor Guy Houlsby, the Head of the Department of Engineering Science, has been invited by the British Geotechnical Association to deliver the 2014 Rankine Lecture, the most prestigious of the invited lectures in geotechnical engineering.

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First winners of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering

The first winners of the £1 million Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering are five engineers who created the Internet and the World Wide Web. The announcement was made by Lord Browne of Madingley in the presence of HRH The Princess Royal at the Royal Academy of Engineering on 18 March 2013. The winners will come to London in June 2013 for the formal presentation of the prize by Her Majesty The Queen.

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Life-saving engineering at its best

In a world first, a human liver has been 'kept alive' and functioning on a machine outside the patient's body. So far the procedure has been performed on two patients on the liver transplant waiting list and both are making excellent recoveries.

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The 2013 Oxford London Lecture

This year's prestigious, annual Oxford London Lecture, hosted by the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford, was given by Professor Paul Newman of Oxford University’s Department of Engineering Science, and supported by the Romanes Fund and The Guardian newspaper.

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New milestone in the life of the 'auto-drive Robotcar'

The Department of Engineering Science Mobile Robotics Group, led by Professor Paul Newman and Dr Ingmar Posner, recently announced the development of a new navigation system that enables a car to ‘drive itself’ for stretches of a route – taking the strain off drivers during a busy commute or school run.

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New president of MICCAI

Professor Alison Noble FREng, the Department's Director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, has been elected President of the Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Interventions (MICCAI) Society.

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