We are home to the mathematical, physical, engineering and life sciences at Oxford. Our research is the best of its kind in the country according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, which is used to assess university research across the UK.
Research income for 2015/16 £135m
1730 academics and researchers
3000 graduate students (DPhil and MSc)
the MPLS office
The MPLS office is at 9 Parks Road, opposite the Museum of Natural History. Staff in the office support and advise our departments and interdisciplinary units. We manage a range of functions including finance, personnel, and skills training for graduate students.
Media Fellowship now open for applications - Deadline 15 Feb
This year the MPLS Division are supporting the British Science Association to identify a researcher who works in an EPSRC-related area at the University to receive a sought after Media Fellowship, which provides a unique opportunity for practising scientists, clinicians and engineers to spend two to six weeks working at the heart of a media outlet.Find out more
NEWS FROM OTHER WEBSITES
Oxford researchers work with Facebook to improve secure group messaging (Computer Science)
Financial Times: Real hope for responsible recycling of plastic waste. Letter from Peter Edwards and others in the Department of Chemistry.
Daily Mail: Has NASA cracked the mystery of dark matter? Reporting on research led by Joseph Conlon of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics.
BBC News Click features a segment on quantum technologies, including footage from David Lucas’s labs in Physics, interviews with Chris Ballance in Physics and Simon Benjamin in Materials, and footage from NQIT's recent Quantum Technologies Showcase event.
BBC: Dracula ticks in amber tell ancient blood-sucking tale (Museum of Natural History)