27 May 2022
On Thursday 26 May, the University’s brand new £3.25m Zero-carbon Energy Research Oxford (ZERO) Institute and Energy Systems Accelerator pilot (Mini-TESA), led from MPLS Division, opened their doors to showcase the range and depth of ambition in Oxford to drive forward the energy systems transition for the UK and globally.
Sapphire fibre developed by Oxford engineering researchers could enable cleaner energy and air travel
22 April 2022
As part of an EPSRC-funded cross-sector collaboration involving Rolls-Royce, researchers in the Department of Engineering Science have developed a sapphire fibre sensor that can tolerate extreme temperatures and has the potential to enable significant efficiency and emissions reduction improvements in aerospace and power generation.
3 February 2022
Oxford University Development Ltd (OUD) has received approval for the construction of two new buildings at Begbroke Science Park. The project will add around a further 12,500m2 of new lab and office space to the site, almost doubling its total internal area and providing superb new facilities for innovation, collaboration, research and development.
29 November 2021
Oxford’s leading AI and robotics scientists are entering a new, exciting phase of collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
2 November 2021
Former Minister to chair Oxford University’s research commercialisation arm amidst period of record growth for Oxford’s innovation ecosystem
19 August 2021
A consortium of seven UK-based organisations, including Oxford University, have signed a memorandum of understanding to combine ambitions to develop world-leading prototype solid-state battery technology, targeting automotive applications.
30 June 2021
The Energy Systems Accelerator pilot (Mini TESA), to be based at Osney Mead in Oxford, is a world-leading multi-disciplinary hub, championing green innovation
Major Chemistry Sponsor forms New Public/Private Partnership to help manufacture and distribute Oxford Covid-19 Vaccine
20 October 2020
Leading lights at Oxford University paved the way towards Oxford’s goal of global, rapid and equitable access to a safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine by facilitating an innovative public-private agreement for the manufacture and distribution of Oxford’s vaccine, ChAdOx1 nCoV-19.
23 September 2020
To tackle the climate crisis and accelerate the transition to renewable energy sources, we urgently need to build more energy storage. As part of Energy Superhub Oxford, the Department of Engineering Science is developing an advanced technical model which will give unprecedented insight into battery performance. From the Science Blog.
4 September 2019
Researchers in the Department of Materials and Department of Engineering Science together with a consortium of researchers from across the UK have been awarded approximately £12M for project “Nextrode” that will research new ways of making the electrodes found in the 6 billion (and growing) Li ion batteries produced every year.
4 March 2019
Oxford Sciences Innovation Plc (OSI) has announced two new Board-level appointments, with experienced technology entrepreneur Charles Conn joining as Chief Executive and former Google CFO Patrick Pichette joining as Chairman.