5 December 2022
The new scholarship launches in memory of the mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani.
21 October 2022
Four researchers from across the University of Oxford, including two from the Department of Materials and the Department of Engineering Science, have been awarded Philip Leverhulme prizes – the largest number awarded to researchers of any single UK university.
14 October 2022
MPLS DPhil candidates Liliane Momeni and Sheheryar Zaidi have taken up prestigious Google PhD Fellowships, each worth $60,000, after been selected from a highly competitive field of applicants last year.
11 October 2022
The prize recognises outstanding theoretical or experimental contributions to condensed matter physics and Professor Davis is awarded the prize for his innovative applications of scanning tunnelling microscopy and spectroscopy to complex quantum states of matter.
OSCAR research team wins regional finals of 'Maker in China' SME Innovation and Entrepreneurship Contest
6 October 2022
A team of researchers from the Oxford Suzhou Centre for Advanced Research (OSCAR) in China, the University of Oxford’s only engineering and physical sciences research institute outside of the UK, has won first place in the regional finals of the ‘Maker in China’ Jiangsu SME Innovation and Entrepreneurship Contest 2022.
6 October 2022
Six education initiatives from across the University were recognised with prizes at the 2022 Vice-Chancellor’s Education Awards, which took place at Worcester College on 29 September, including the University-wide Opportunity Oxford programme.
22 September 2022
Professor David Deutsch has today been named as one of four internationally pioneering physicists to receive the 2023 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics for his work on quantum information, while Professor James Maynard has received one of six New Horizons in Mathematics Prizes.
22 September 2022
Professors Niki Trigoni and David Hills are among 72 leading figures in engineering and technology to be elected as Fellows of The Royal Academy of Engineering this week.
24 August 2022
Each year, the Royal Society recognises exceptional research achievements through a series of prestigious medals and prizes named after great scientists of the past. This year eight Oxford University researchers, six of them from MPLS Division, have been honoured for their outstanding contributions to science and medicine.
17 August 2022
The StEP programme gives students the opportunity to have a go at becoming an entrepreneurs, challenging students to identify an idea for a new business based on a University research project, develop a business plan, and prepare a pitch to real investors - all in just four weeks.
11 August 2022
Professor Henry Snaith has been awarded the University of Louisville’s 2021 Leigh Ann Conn Prize for Renewable Energy. Awarded biennially, this award recognises outstanding ideas and achievements in research around the science, engineering, technology, and commercialisation of renewable energy.
26 July 2022
Fourth-year student Anahy Mercado Zambrana has been recognised with an upReach Student Social Mobility Award, awarded annually to ten students from lower socio-economic backgrounds, across the UK, who have excelled in their studies and show great potential for their future careers.
14 July 2022
Members of MPLS departments were amongst those recognised at the University's seventh Environmental Sustainability Awards today, hosted by Vice Chancellor, Dame Professor Louise Richardson.
11 July 2022
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Eleven MPLS researchers have been recognised in this year’s MPLS Impact Awards, which showcase research impact across the division and help us to identify examples of impact excellence that will help us to prepare the ground for future Research Excellence Framework (REF) submissions and similar exercises.
5 July 2022
Professor James Maynard has been named one of four recipients of the 2022 Fields Medal, the most prestigious award in mathematics for those under 40.
1 July 2022
Three Oxford Mathematicians, John Ball, Ian Griffiths and Dawid Kielak, have won prizes from the London Mathematical Society (LMS) today.
30 June 2022
Oxford Chemistry students with innovative, game-changing ideas have been highlighted at the inaugural Jamie Ferguson Chemistry Innovation Awards ('The Jamies'), a new annual awards scheme co-developed by the Department of Chemistry and Oxford University Innovation (OUI) in honour of the late Dr Jamie Ferguson.
23 June 2022
Congratulations to the eight staff in MPLS departments who have recently been given divisional awards for teaching excellence. The MPLS Divisional Teaching Award Scheme celebrates success, and recognises and rewards excellence in innovative teaching.
Nadja Yang recognised by Women's Engineering Society with 'Top 50 Women in Engineering - Inventors and Innovators' award
23 June 2022
DPhil Systems Engineering student, Nadja Yang has been recognised as one of the UK's top 50 women engineers who are creating or significantly improving products or processes to make a difference in the world, on International Women in Engineering Day.