15 July 2021
Oxford University is to collaborate with Formula 1 on a new scholarship to support talented undergraduate engineers from under-represented backgrounds into careers in the motorsports industry.
1 July 2021
A new technology, developed by Oxford researchers, in partnership with the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Φ-lab, will pilot the detection of flood events from space. It was deployed on hardware on D-Orbit’s upcoming ‘Wild Ride’ mission being launched by SpaceX’s Falcon 9 from Cape Canaveral, 30 June, 20.00 UK time.
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
26 May 2021
Plastic pollution and other ocean debris are a complex global environmental problem. Every year, ten million tonnes of plastic are estimated to be mismanaged, resulting in entry into the ocean, of which half will float initially. Yet, only 0.3 million tonnes of plastic can be found floating on the surface of the ocean. Where has the rest of the plastic gone?
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.
29 March 2021
Two engineering DPhil students from the University of Oxford have created a website for GP surgeries across the UK to optimise the delivery of Covid-19 vaccinations to the UK’s 1 million housebound patients.
22 March 2021
An article written for the University's Science Blog by Liam Bullock (Engineering Science), Zakhele Nkosi and Maxwell Amponsah-Dacosta.
10 March 2021
£1.1m multi-institution project aims to assist the development of offshore renewable energy in challenging sea conditions.
15 February 2021
The centre, led by Oxford, will transform the finance sector’s ability to invest differently to promote climate and environmental action. Researchers from the Oxford eResearch Centre in the Department of Engineering Science are contributing, alongside researchers from other University departments.
12 January 2021
The latest data from Oxford’s COVID-19 Impact Monitor shows the January lockdown has, so far, had one third less national impact on movement than the March shutdown. The figures demonstrate that some regions are still moving at more than 50% of pre-pandemic levels, despite the tough restrictions and calls for people to remain at home.
7 January 2021
The project will develop the commercial potential of the novel imaging technology developed by Prof Booth, adaptive optical microscopy.
21 December 2020
Using the highest resolution satellite imagery currently available, researchers at the University of Oxford Wildlife Conservation Research Unit and Machine Learning Research Group have detected elephants from space with comparable accuracy to human detection capabilities.
14 December 2020
Artificial Intelligence test has been shown to be able to rapidly screen patients arriving in Emergency Departments for COVID-19
9 December 2020
European Research Council grants worth more than €16.3 million have been awarded to University of Oxford researchers for a range of cutting-edge projects.
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.
Rapid COVID-19 test, Oxsed RaViD Direct, now in use at Heathrow and trials at Hong Kong International Airport
4 November 2020
The spinout company, Oxsed, was last month acquired by DNAFit Life Sciences, a wholly owned entity of Hong Kong-based genetics and diagnostic health testing company Prenetics. Deploying the test to further global airports is now under discussion.
21 October 2020
New funding from the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) will now extend to 2024 and increase to £22.5 million, to support the REACH programme improve water security by delivering world-class science to transform policy and practice.