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Teaching Award for Department’s Teaching and Design Engineer

Congratulations to Mr Eric Peasley, the Department’s Teaching and Design Engineer, who has just been announced as one of six winners of Oxford University’s Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division’s (MPLS) Teaching Awards. In addition to academic staff, Award winners include a number of administrative and support staff who are recognised for their contributions to the success of University courses.

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Memorial to celebrate the life and work of Lord Avebury, Eric Lubbock (1928 – 2016)

On 30 June 2016 over 430 guests joined Lord Avebury’s, (Eric Lubbock) family to celebrate his life and work at the Royal Institution in London. The memorial event was hosted by Stephen Claypole, international broadcast news executive, and speakers from all walks of life shared their moving and personal memories of Eric Lubbock – among them Sir Drummond Bone, Master of Balliol College where Eric first studied Mathematics and then Engineering.

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The 2015 European PhD Award on Control for Complex and Heterogeneous Systems

Dr Thomas Prescott, a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant (PDRA) in the Department of Engineering Science Control Group, has been awarded the 2015 European PhD Award for his DPhil thesis by the European Embedded Control Institute (EECI). The award was presented in June at the 2016 European Control Conference in Aalborg, Denmark.

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The 2016 Institution of Structural Engineers’ Young Researchers Conference Prize for Best Presentation

Congratulations to Giuseppe Del Gobbo (St. John’s College), a 3rd year DPhil student in the Department of Engineering Science Structural Dynamics Research Group, who has been announced as the 2016 first place oral presentation award winner at the Institution of Structural Engineers’ Young Researchers Conference.

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Professor Eleanor Stride makes top 50 Women in Engineering List

An inaugural list of the top 50 Women in Engineering has been published today (23 June 2016) in the Daily Telegraph for the first time to coincide with National Women in Engineering Day. Congratulations to Professor Eleanor Stride, from the Department’s Institute of Biomedical Engineering, who is included in the top 50 Women in Engineering!

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British Geotechnical Association presents two major awards to Engineering Science postgraduates

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) recently held its 13th Annual Conference at the Institution of Civil Engineers in London. The conference showcased the best of British research and practice in geotechnical engineering, with leading speakers from research and industry, a poster display, an industry exhibition and concluding with an informal drinks reception. Congratulations to Helen Dunne and Iona Richards, from the Department, for winning two major student awards.

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The 42nd Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture - a day to remember…

The 42nd Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture, titled ‘Paving the Path for Human Space Exploration: The Challenges and Opportunities,’ was delivered by Lauri N. Hansen, Director of Engineering, NASA Johnson Space Centre. Over 350 representatives from industry, academia, the University’s alumni community, and government attended. In addition, 40 pupils, aged 15 to 18, attended from schools across Dorset, Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Warwickshire and Oxfordshire.

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Harriet Lea-Banks wins top student prize at 171st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America

Congratulations to Harriet Lea-Banks, a second-year DPhil student supervised by Professors Constantin Coussios and Eleanor Stride within the Department's Oxford Biomedical Ultrasonics, Biotherapy and Biopharmaceuticals Laboratory (BUBBL), for being awarded the Best Student Paper Award for Biomedical Acoustics during the 171st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, held in Salt Lake City, Utah, between 23-27th May 2016.

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Building Partnerships

Guy Houlsby, Professor of Civil Engineering at the Department of Engineering Science, has just returned from the University of Western Australia (UWA), where he was the 2016 Institute for Advanced Studies Distinguished Visiting Fellow.

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The 2016 British Geotechnical Association Cooling Prize awarded to Helen Dunne

Congratulations to Helen Dunne (Mansfield College), a 3rd year DPhil student in the Civil Engineering Research Group, who has been announced as the 2016 winner of the British Geotechnical Association's prestigious Cooling Prize.

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