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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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New laser-based aircraft tracking system could aid disaster relief efforts

A ground-breaking tracking system called HYPERION based on eye-safe lasers could enable aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and even orbiting satellites to transmit vital data to ground stations more securely, quickly and efficiently.

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Man AHL and the University of Oxford launch centre for machine learning

The Oxford-Man Institute, founded in 2007 as an innovative collaboration between the University of Oxford and Man Group, to become part of the Department of Engineering Science focused on machine learning

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President Obama gives Engineering Science student a surprise mention

Maryam Ahmed, a DPhil student at the Department of Engineering Science studying at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering Centre for Doctoral Training in Healthcare Innovation, had a surprise mention by President Obama this weekend.

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2015 European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grants: Double Success

Congratulations to two senior researchers working in the Department of Engineering Science – Professor Alison Noble and Professor Martin Booth – who have each been awarded a prestigious Advanced Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).

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