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DeepMind, the leading British artificial intelligence company, has renewed and extended its commitment to supporting students at the University of Oxford following the success of its inaugural scholarships for under-represented groups, announced in 2018.
Winners announced for Oxford’s Beyond Boundaries art competition to encourage inclusion in STEM sciences
Equality and Diversity Materials science Plant sciences Statistics Zoology
24 February 2021
Oxford University has today announced the winners of its science-inspired schools’ art competition Beyond Boundaries which was launched to encourage inclusion in science research
COVID-19 Research Statistics
18 December 2020
Led by Professor Yee Whye Teh, a team from the Computational Statistics and Machine Learning research group at the Department of Statistics has built a model that monitors the daily spread of the virus locally.
‘Science’ publishes new paper on Inferring the effectiveness of government interventions against COVID-19
COVID-19 Computer science Engineering Research Statistics
17 December 2020
New partnership Between the Department of Health and Social Care, the Alan Turing Institute and the Royal Statistical Society to support Joint Biosecurity Centre COVID-19 response
Medical science Statistics
21 October 2020
Professor Chris Holmes, The Alan Turing Institute’s Programme Director of Health and Medical Science, and Professor of Biostatistics at Oxford University, will co-lead a new Statistical Modelling and Machine Learning Lab.
Award Statistics Zoology
16 October 2020
Congratulations to Christl Donnelly CBE, Professor in the Department of Statistics and Fellow of St Peter's College, who has been awarded the prestigious Frink Medal by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL).
COVID-19 Oxford Sparks Research Statistics
10 August 2020
The science behind the new Oxford Sparks animation, based on the research of Prof Christl Donnelly in the Department of Statistics.
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.
1 June 2020
Professor Yee Whye Teh, from the Department of Statistics, joined a panel briefing at the Science Media Centre to discuss some of the work of The Royal Society’s DELVE group (Data Evaluation and Learning for Viral Epidemics) who are reviewing Test, Trace, Isolate evidence from around the world.
Computer science Engineering Funding Statistics
11 December 2019
Oxford University will be home to one of 17 new ELLIS units, part of a pan-European effort to shape how machine learning and artificial intelligence will change the world. The units' efforts span from core theoretical underpinnings and methodologies to applications in robotics, finance, health and biology.
3 September 2019
Award MPLS Statistics
10 June 2019
The pioneering work of members of the University has been recognised in The Queen's Birthday Honours List.
Award Chemistry Computer science Statistics Zoology
28 March 2019
Nine Oxford academics, including five from MPLS, have received European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grants to fund cutting-edge research projects that address some of today’s most pressing challenges.
Medical science Research Statistics
4 February 2019
A new study into the genetic makeup of over 1,400 individuals from across Spain has shown that the genetic patterns in modern individuals were shaped by population movements over the past 1,000 years. It also showed that in some regions, there are discernible patterns of genetic differences even between individuals living as close as 10km apart.
30 December 2017
Bernard Silverman, Emeritus Professor of Statistics at Oxford University and lately Chief Scientific Adviser to the Home Office, has been knighted in the New Year Honours List 2018 for public service and services to Science.
Computer science Engineering Statistics
19 December 2017
Business and Industry Innovation and Enterprise Statistics
27 September 2017
4 July 2017
Chemistry Engineering Materials science Physics Plant sciences Research Statistics
4 January 2016
The ISI Highly Cited Researchers list identifies researchers who publish the highest number of papers in the one per cent most cited in a number of disciplinary areas.