4 January 2022
Congratulations to Professor Myles Allen, Professor of Geosystem Science in the Environmental Change Institute, School of Geography and the Environment and Department of Physics, who has been appointed CBE in the New Year's Honours 2022 for services to climate change attribution, prediction and net zero.
29 November 2021
For contribution to chemical engineering and the promotion of China-UK exchanges and cooperation
29 November 2021
Six scientists from the Department of Physics have been recognised by the Institute of Physics in this year’s IOP awards along with a seventh physicist from Oxford’s Department of Education. Two academics have also be made Honorary Fellows, the highest accolade presented by the IOP.
18 November 2021
Quantum Dice's founders include the Department of Physics’ Ramy Aboushelbaya and Marko Mayr; the company is developing the world’s first compact source-device independent quantum random number generator set to play a key role in the cybersecurity market.
16 November 2021
A carbon capture company established less than a year ago by two Oxford students has been announced as one of 23 winners of the XPRIZE student competition.
18 October 2021
Six young academics from across the University of Oxford have today been given Philip Leverhulme prizes – the largest number awarded to researchers of any university.
30 September 2021
Thirty-three University of Oxford researchers have been named Turing Fellows for the 2021/22 academic year. 23 of the fellows come from MPLS departments.
29 September 2021
Robotics researchers from the Oxford Robotics Institute in the Department of Engineering Science have contributed to the winning team, Team CERBERUS, at the DARPA Subterranean Challenge - coming away with the top prize of $2m.
8 September 2021
Five of the new Fellows are from MPLS Division. The Fellowships have been created by UKRI to help develop the next wave of world-class research and innovation leaders in academia and business.
8 March 2021
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.
11 January 2021
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.
26 November 2020
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.
23 November 2020
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.
13 November 2020
The award is presented annually to individuals who, in the opinion of BCS Academy Awards Committee, have made a significant contribution to the advancement of Information Systems.