New approach to predicting battery failure could help maintain electricity for millions around the world
15 December 2021
The new method of predicting battery failure is 15 – 20% more accurate than current approaches.
9 December 2021
As part of their research project Amanda Matthes and Jonas Beuchert, supervised by Professor Alex Rogers, developed ‘SnapperGPS’, a low-cost, low-power wildlife tracking system based on satellite navigation. In summer 2021, they deployed it for the first time on wild animals: endangered loggerhead sea turtles in Cape Verde.
29 November 2021
For contribution to chemical engineering and the promotion of China-UK exchanges and cooperation
29 November 2021
Oxford’s leading AI and robotics scientists are entering a new, exciting phase of collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
16 November 2021
Method will allow researchers and wildlife conservationists to significantly cut back on time and resources spent analysing animal behaviour in video footage.
9 November 2021
The HumBug project has developed methods to detect and identify different species of mosquitoes using the acoustic signature (sound) of their flight tones, captured on an inexpensive smartphone.
6 October 2021
For the fourth year running the University of Oxford has been ranked first in the world for Computer Science in the Times Higher Education 2022 World University Rankings.
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.
1 September 2021
An Artificial Intelligence (AI) test performed by the bedside in 10 minutes quickly and safely triages patients coming to hospital for COVID-19, a University of Oxford-led study has shown.
30 July 2021
Five internationally-recognised researchers have been appointed as the first Turing Artificial Intelligence (AI) World-Leading Researcher Fellows.
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.