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Oxford presented with Queen's Anniversary Prize at Buckingham Palace

Representatives of Oxford University visited Buckingham Palace yesterday (25 Feb) to receive the Queen's Anniversary Prize, awarded for the University's pioneering work in biomedical engineering.

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Machine learning spinout from Oxford University unlocks big data insights

Oxford University spinout Mind Foundry is developing software that will help organisations solve problems by unlocking insights hidden deep within their data. The Oxford team uses advanced machine learning algorithms to solve problems which can only currently be solved by teams of data scientists, or which are currently unsolvable.

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Department wins two Healthcare Technologies Challenge Awards

Nine researchers, working on innovative projects that promise to improve healthcare diagnosis and treatment, across a wide spread of issues, have been announced as the first recipients of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council’s (EPSRC) “Healthcare Technologies Challenge Awards”. Two of these researchers are working in the Department of Engineering Science – congratulations to Professors Antoine Jerusalem and David Clifton.

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Oxford Engineering to bring driverless shuttles to London

Oxbotica, a spin-out from the Department of Engineering Science internationally acclaimed Mobile Robotics Group, is one of three British companies working in collaboration to develop new iconic automated pods for public trials this summer. Using entirely British engineering and software capabilities, Oxbotica, Westfield Sportscars and Heathrow Enterprises will develop pods capable of operating fully autonomously and safely on the streets of London, as part of the GATEway driverless car project taking place in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

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Text messages can help reduce blood pressure

An Oxford University led study by the Department of Engineering Science Institute of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Primary Health Care Sciences, working with the University of Cape Town in South Africa, has found that text message reminders can help reduce people’s blood pressure.

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Engineers and clinicians develop tiny mesh tube devices to treat brain aneurysms

An Oxford spin-out is developing advanced tiny metallic mesh tube devices invented by engineers and clinicians at the University to treat patients suffering from brain aneurysms.

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Monitoring chicken flock behaviour could help combat leading cause of food poisoning

A new technique that monitors the movement of chickens can be used to predict which flocks are at risk of becoming infected with Campylobacter – the most common bacterial source of food poisoning in humans in the UK.

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'Freak' ocean waves hit without warning, new research shows

Rather than coming at the end of a series of increasingly large waves, rogue (or freak) waves emerge suddenly, being preceded by much smaller waves.

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Students visit Rolls-Royce Jet Engine Facility in Derby

A group of sixteen Engineering Science undergraduate students, from first to fourth years, spent a day during Michaelmas Term at the Rolls-Royce jet engine facility in Derby.

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Department undergraduate wins inaugural Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award

Congratulations to Elizabeth Thompson (Worcester College), a 4th Year undergraduate in the Department of Engineering Science, who has been named the inaugural Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future.

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