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Scientists from the universities of Oxford, Shanghai and Beijing who discovered that natural silks get stronger the colder they get, have finally solved the puzzle of why.
Chemistry Funding Medical science Zoology
19 January 2021
Ineos, one of the world’s largest manufacturing companies, and the University of Oxford are launching a new world-leading institute to combat the growing global issue of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), which currently causes an estimated 1.5 million excess deaths each year.
Chemistry Engineering Funding Plant sciences Zoology
9 December 2020
European Research Council grants worth more than €16.3 million have been awarded to University of Oxford researchers for a range of cutting-edge projects.
Biomedical engineering Chemistry Engineering Funding Materials science Medical science Physics
7 December 2020
A new institute for nanoscience research is to open in Oxford thanks to a $10 million gift from The Kavli Foundation.
Award Chemistry Physics
30 October 2020
Three MPLS academics and researchers have been awarded 2020 IOP Medals for their contributions to Physics - two in the Department of Physics and one in the Department of Chemistry.
Major Chemistry Sponsor forms New Public/Private Partnership to help manufacture and distribute Oxford Covid-19 Vaccine
Business and Industry COVID-19 Chemistry
20 October 2020
Leading lights at Oxford University paved the way towards Oxford’s goal of global, rapid and equitable access to a safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine by facilitating an innovative public-private agreement for the manufacture and distribution of Oxford’s vaccine, ChAdOx1 nCoV-19.
Award Chemistry Funding Medical science
16 October 2020
The Harrington Discovery Institute (HDI) in the US has announced five winners of its inaugural UK Rare Disease Scholar Award competition.
13 October 2020
Currently, most of the 4.9 billion tonnes of plastics ever produced will end up in landfills or the natural environment, and this number is expected to increase to around 12 billion tonnes by 2050.
COVID-19 Chemistry Medical science
28 September 2020
Scientists from the Nuffield Department of Medicine have evaluated LamPORE, a novel diagnostic platform for detecting SARS-CoV-2 RNA. LamPORE was developed by Oxford Nanopore Technologies, a spin-out company from the Department of Chemistry, and has the potential to analyse thousands of samples per day on a single instrument.
24 September 2020
A team of scientists at the Rosalind Franklin Institute and Oxford University, led by Professor Ben Davis and Professor Veronique Gouverneur, have created a light-activated system that allows new side-chains to be grafted on to proteins, paving the way for a host of applications in areas such as drug development or vaccines.
Chemistry Funding Materials science Physics
8 September 2020
Five researchers from MPLS Division have been awarded major European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants to fund cutting-edge projects.
21 August 2020
Award Chemistry Maths Physics Plant sciences
12 August 2020
Award Chemistry Materials science Maths
4 August 2020
Professor Bryan Birch (Mathematical Institute), Professor Ben Davis (Department of Chemistry) and Professor George Smith (Department of Materials) have all received Royal Society 2020 medals or prizes.
Award Chemistry Computer science Innovation and Enterprise Physics
28 July 2020
The Vice-Chancellor Innovation Awards celebrate research-led innovation that is having societal or economic impact.
9 July 2020
Professor Charlotte Deane in the Department of Statistics was one of a panel of experts contributing to the RSC report, which sets out a vision for how digital technologies will enable and accelerate scientific discovery and solutions to global challenges.
24 June 2020
The outstanding work of Oxford chemists has been recognised in this year's prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry awards, announced today.
Chemistry Medical science Research
1 June 2020
COVID-19 Chemistry Medical science Research
1 June 2020
Award Chemistry Computer science Earth sciences Funding Maths Physics
10 December 2019
Award Chemistry Medical science
9 October 2019
Professor John B Goodenough from the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work at Oxford University that made possible the development of lithium-ion batteries.