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
AI and data science Award Biomedical engineering COVID-19 Computer science Engineering Innovation and Enterprise Physical sciences underpinning health Physics Public Engagement Quantum Research Space Spin out
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.
MPLS Professor Laurence Brassart and physicist Dr Archie Bott among 84 scientists awarded UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships
15 June 2022
The Fellowships were announced by Science Minister George Freeman this morning, to help the UK’s most promising science and research leaders to tackle major global issues and commercialise their innovations within the UK.
MPLS student Hannah Rana, who recently completed a DPhil in Engineering, selected for Schmidt Science Fellowship
10 June 2022
Hannah is one of 29 Schmidt Science Fellows selected this year to receive support for up to two years from Schmidt Futures, working in partnership with the Rhodes Trust, to help advance interdisciplinary research and innovation around major challenges facing humanity.
7 June 2022
Five individuals and two teams from the University of Oxford have won prestigious prizes at this year’s Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Awards.
31 May 2022
Congratulations to all the students and staff in the MPLS Division who have been successful in the University's 2022 Vice Chancellor's Diversity Awards.
25 May 2022
Dr Stolz is a postdoctoral researcher in the Mathematical Institute. The Rising Talents Programme is designed to provide flexible and practical financial support, alongside tools and wider support, for early career women scientists to pursue their research.
Oxford Mathematician Ehud Hrushovski is joint winner of this year's Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences
24 May 2022
The Shaw Prize is an annual award first presented by the Shaw Prize Foundation in 2004. Established in 2002 in Hong Kong, it honours living individuals who are currently active in their respective fields and who have made outstanding contributions or achieved excellence.
24 May 2022
The new identity for the Department of Biology has been awarded a 2022 Indigo Design Award, winning Gold in their Logo Design category.
19 May 2022
The 'Meat the Future' exhibition at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, which draws on research from LEAP, an interdisciplinary programme involving MPLS zoologists, ecologists and physicists, has won 'Partnership of the Year', while Oxford's History of Science Museum won the 'Visitor Welcome Award'.
17 May 2022
The House of Lords has appointed Professor Kathy Willis as a new non-party-political peer, after being recommended by the independent House of Lords Commission. She joins the crossbenches, comprising independent peers who provide deep, wide-ranging expertise to the House.