22 February 2022
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and Wellcome have announced a £18 million investment for nine multidisciplinary research projects through the Physics of Life Strategic Priorities Fund. Two of these projects are co-led by academics in MPLS departments.
8 February 2022
Researchers at Oxford University have implanted a novel closed-loop research platform for investigating the role of the pedunculopontine nucleus (PPN) – a brainstem nucleus – in Parkinson’s-like Multiple Systems Atrophy (MSA).
29 November 2021
For contribution to chemical engineering and the promotion of China-UK exchanges and cooperation
23 September 2021
Oxford University has been selected as the home of the new Podium Analytics Institute for Youth Sports Medicine and Technology. This will be the world’s first academic Institute focused on young athletes’ safety and lifelong health.
8 July 2021
The Oxford-Suzhou Centre for Advanced Research, known as OSCAR, has marked another significant milestone with the launch of OSCAR-Prenetics Innovation and Technology Centre for Advanced Molecular Diagnostics (the OSCAR-Prenetics ITC).
9 June 2021
A cross-disciplinary team from the Universities of Oxford, Ulster and UCL have announced major funding from EPSRC to tackle the growing challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR).
Oxford University and Prenetics announce landmark collaboration to scale rapid testing tech globally
20 April 2021
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.
10 February 2021
Researchers in Oxford have developed a machine learning algorithm that could significantly improve clinicians’ ability to identify hospitalised patients whose condition is deteriorating to the extent that they need intensive care.
9 October 2020
The Institution of Engineering and Technology has announced 16 Honorary Fellows to mark its 150th year. Professor Stride was awarded the Fellowship in recognition of her contribution to biomedical engineering and research into treatment of major diseases.
5 October 2020
The Oxford COVID-19 (OxCOVID19) database and tracker is a powerful tool for understanding the pandemic and predicting its future course, using the combined power of Statistical, Mathematical Modelling and Machine Learning techniques.
17 August 2020
Professor Cui and his team from Oxford's Department of Engineering Science and OSCAR, the Oxford Suzhou Centre for Advanced Research, are one of the winners announced today of the Royal Academy of Engineering's President's Special Awards for Pandemic Service for their rapid viral RNA test for COVID-19.
18 March 2020
Scientists from the University of Oxford’s Engineering Science Department and the Oxford Suzhou Centre for Advanced Research (OSCAR) have developed a rapid testing technology for the novel corona virus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). The team, led by Prof. Zhanfeng Cui and Prof. Wei Huang, have been working to improve test capabilities as the virus spreads internationally.