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The annual MPLS Impact Awards aim to foster and raise awareness of impact by rewarding it at a local level, preparing the ground for the impact case studies that will be needed for REF 2021, and future similar exercises. Awards comprise a pay award of £1,000 (minus taxes) made to the individual.

A composite image of some of the award-winning technologies

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Oxford University and Prenetics announce landmark collaboration to scale rapid testing tech globally

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Today, the University of Oxford, Prenetics Limited, a global leader in diagnostics and genetic testing, and Oxford Suzhou Centre for Advanced Research (OSCAR) have signed collaboration agreements to further develop the award-winning OxLAMP technology, a rapid, molecular testing technology for infectious diseases.

Michael Wooldridge Wins 2021 Outstanding Educator Award

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Professor Wooldridge has received this award, given by the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) and the Symposium on Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence (EAAI), for outstanding global leadership in AI education and public awareness.

Jocelyn Bell Burnell receives highest accolade from Royal Astronomical Society

Award Physics

Jocelyn Bell Burnell from the Department of Physics has been awarded the Royal Astronomical Society’s highest honour, the Gold Medal 2021. The medal recognises her extraordinary achievements and has been awarded not only for her personal research but also for her contributions to the field of astronomy generally.

Professor Martin Maiden awarded the Marjory Stephenson Prize of the Microbiology Society

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The prize is awarded annually to an individual who has made exceptional contributions to the discipline of microbiology, and recognises Prof Maiden's work in translating high-quality basic science into practical public health benefits, especially in bacterial vaccines, vaccination, and food safety.

Low-cost ventilator wins at E&T Innovation Awards

Award COVID-19 Engineering Innovation and Enterprise

OxVent is a rapidly deployable and scalable low-cost mechanical ventilator specially designed for COVID-19, which has now been recognised as one of the best innovations of the year by the Institute of Engineering and Technology.

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Oxford University and Prenetics announce landmark collaboration to scale rapid testing tech globally

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Today, the University of Oxford, Prenetics Limited, a global leader in diagnostics and genetic testing, and Oxford Suzhou Centre for Advanced Research (OSCAR) have signed collaboration agreements to further develop the award-winning OxLAMP technology, a rapid, molecular testing technology for infectious diseases.

Michael Wooldridge Wins 2021 Outstanding Educator Award

Award Computer science

Professor Wooldridge has received this award, given by the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) and the Symposium on Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence (EAAI), for outstanding global leadership in AI education and public awareness.

Jocelyn Bell Burnell receives highest accolade from Royal Astronomical Society

Award Physics

Jocelyn Bell Burnell from the Department of Physics has been awarded the Royal Astronomical Society’s highest honour, the Gold Medal 2021. The medal recognises her extraordinary achievements and has been awarded not only for her personal research but also for her contributions to the field of astronomy generally.

Professor Martin Maiden awarded the Marjory Stephenson Prize of the Microbiology Society

Award Zoology

The prize is awarded annually to an individual who has made exceptional contributions to the discipline of microbiology, and recognises Prof Maiden's work in translating high-quality basic science into practical public health benefits, especially in bacterial vaccines, vaccination, and food safety.

Low-cost ventilator wins at E&T Innovation Awards

Award COVID-19 Engineering Innovation and Enterprise

OxVent is a rapidly deployable and scalable low-cost mechanical ventilator specially designed for COVID-19, which has now been recognised as one of the best innovations of the year by the Institute of Engineering and Technology.