1 March 2024
The new cohort of Turing Fellows will tackle science and innovation challenges, and support our work in skills and public engagement
28 February 2024
A consortium of European partners spanning research, battery cell manufacturing, testing and system providers has launched the EU Horizon DigiBatt Research Project.
31 January 2024
A new Parliamentary report spearheaded by Oxford University researchers has urged the UK Government to introduce a national heat resilience strategy to prepare the UK for the widespread impacts of a warming world.
10 January 2024
A study led by the Department of Engineering Science has used the power of machine learning to overcome a key challenge affecting quantum devices. For the first time, the findings reveal a way to close the ‘reality gap’: the difference between predicted and observed behaviour from quantum devices.
15 December 2023
While the lithium-ion batteries in disposable electronic cigarettes are discarded after a single use, they can continue to perform at high capacity for hundreds of cycles, according to new research from the University of Oxford and UCL, supported by The Faraday Institution.
12 December 2023
'Prototypes for Humanity' recognises innovators in science and engineering, working on solutions for social and environmental issues.
5 December 2023
The collaborative project 'Rapid test for Covid-19' by the University of Oxford and Oxsed Limited clinched the top prize, the 'Outstanding Achievement in Chemical and Process Engineering Award.' The team also secured two additional trophies in the categories of 'Innovative Product Award' and 'Business Start-up Award.'
17 November 2023
The Oxford Robotics Institute (ORI) has been awarded a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for innovation in autonomous robotic technologies. This prestigious award is the highest national honour available to universities and further education colleges across the UK.
University and SCG Chemicals launch £1m SCGC-FIRST fund to accelerate sustainable technology development in the chemicals industry
10 November 2023
SCG Chemicals Public Company Limited (SCGC), part of the Siam Cement Group (SCG) and one of the largest integrated chemical companies in Asia, has agreed a major new award scheme to develop novel ideas and nascent research from Oxford’s laboratories into environmental sustainability solutions for the global chemicals industry.
3 October 2023
The Focused Ultrasound Foundation has designated the University of Oxford a Centre of Excellence in Focused Ultrasound. Oxford becomes the fifth Centre of Excellence in Europe and the eleventh worldwide. The recognition coincides with the University of Oxford’s celebration of Focused Ultrasound Day.
28 September 2023
Professor Carl-Benedikt Frey (Oxford Internet Institute & Oxford Martin School) and Professor Michael Osborne (Department of Engineering Science and co-Director, Oxford Martin AI Governance Initiative) discuss the limitations of Generative AI.
From The Conversation: Asymmetrical bridges, timber towers and a repurposed gas platform: awards hail 2023’s best structures
14 September 2023
Barbara Rossi from the Department of Engineering Science write about the 2023 Structural Awards, hosted by the Institution of Structural Engineers, a shortlist of the world’s 35 most outstanding building projects.
1 August 2023
The University of Oxford will continue to offer Formula 1 Engineering Scholarships to talented undergraduate students from under-represented backgrounds until 2025. The successful scholarship programme sees Formula 1 support two students each year for the duration of their degrees.
20 July 2023
An overview of options for keeping homes cool in the face of rising temperatures, without defaulting to non-stop air conditioning. By Jesus Lizana (Department of Engineering Science), Nicole Miranda (Oxford Martin School) and Radhika Khosla (Smith School of Enterprise and Environment)
20 July 2023
Maitha Al Shimmari, a research student in Oxford's Department of Engineering Science, joins the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center's fifth cohort of leading women under the age of 35 in the fields of energy and climate research.
14 July 2023
The UK, Switzerland and Norway top the list of countries heading for dramatic increases in uncomfortably hot days - if temperatures break the international 1.5ºC target, according to new research from Oxford. But, the researchers maintain, such countries are ‘dangerously unprepared’.
4 July 2023
Professor Steel is also recipient of the Sir George Macfarlane medal.
26 June 2023
CoTide is an ambitious £7 million project to help deliver scalable, affordable and sustainable tidal stream energy.
17 June 2023
Professors Milner-Gulland (Department of Biology), and Paul Newman and Alison Noble (Department of Engineering Science) are amongst the Oxford academics recognised in the King's Birthday Honours.