A group of Oxford graduate students is spending five weeks taking part in the Aldabra Clean-Up Project – an ambitious collaboration between the University of Oxford and the Seychelles Islands Foundation (SIF).
We are delighted to announce our 2021 winners for the MPLS Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Awards. Every other year, alternating with the University-wide Diversity Awards, we recognise staff and students in MPLS who have gone above and beyond in their efforts to advance ED&I within our communities.
Dr Martine Abboud talks about her scientific journey as a first-generation graduate, how to maintain life-work balance and the various enterprise-related opportunities a science researcher can access in Oxford.
Dr Martine Abboud is a passionate advocate of being an enterprising researcher and as one of the 2019 Forbes European ’30 under 30 to watch’ she can attest to the challenges of maintaining a life-work balance. Over an MPLS Enterprising Women: Lunch and Learn session she shared her scientific journey as a first-generation graduate and her experiences of the various enterprise-related opportunities that science researchers can access in Oxford, including her participation in the RisingWISE programme, jointly run between Oxford and Cambridge.
Find out how Prof Angela Russell combines the worlds of business and research through Oxtem, a company she co-founded, and still find time for family life.
Prof Angela Russell embodies being an enterprising academic: she holds a professorial appointment which spans different departments and divisions, and combines the worlds of business and research through Oxstem, the company which she co-founded. Find out how she has navigated these different elements to achieve win: wins and still find time for family life
There are a number of other internal funding opportunities for KE and impact that are managed across the University. They are listed on the Research Services KE and Impact Funding Opportunities webpage.
A partnership between the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU) in the Department of Zoology and the Saitama Seibu Lions, a popular professional baseball team in Japan, is realising the team's commitment to support lion conservation, in recognition of the important role of their mascot and namesake, the Lion.
New research led by the University of Oxford, published in Conservation Letters, has examined the conflict between small-scale fisheries and marine mammals, using the experience of fisheries on the west coast of South America to highlight a worldwide issue.
New research published recently in the journal eLife sheds fresh light on plant chloroplasts, and the proteins inside them. The regulation of chloroplast proteins is important for plant development and stress acclimation and is increasingly significant as plants are having to respond to changing environments.