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.
6 February 2024
The University of Oxford is to share in a major £80 million investment announced today to develop next-generation artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. The funding, from EPSRC, will support nine new AI research hubs in the UK, one of which will be based at the Department of Computer Science.
11 January 2024
Four successful bids have just been announced under the third Trilateral Seed Fund call of Siemens AG, Technical University of Berlin and the University of Oxford, following successful runs in 2020 and 2022.
20 December 2023
The Oxford-Emmy Graduate Scholarships aim to help address the disproportionately low representation of women who take up postgraduate study and go on to work in the fields of physics, mathematics, statistics, and computer science.
Oxford scientist to lead international transdisciplinary consortium towards delivering NetZero Healthcare
12 December 2023
The European Union Horizon Europe (with joint funding from UK Research Innovation) has awarded the NetZeroAICT Consortium major funding to develop a novel technology with great potentials to promote climate neutral and sustainable health care.
23 November 2023
Two of those awarded grants are from MPLS Division: Fabrizio Caola, Associate Professor of Theoretical Particle Physics in the Department of Physics, and Aleks Kissinger, Associate Professor of Quantum Computing in the Department of Computer Science.
New training centre will bridge the gap between environmental science and AI to address global environmental challenges
31 October 2023
Backed by over £15 million funding, the new UKRI AI Centre for Doctoral Training in AI for the Environment (The Intelligent Earth Centre) will combine the University’s strengths in artificial intelligence, machine learning, Big Data, and environmental sciences.
Oxford computer science researcher awarded prestigious grant with potential to advance national security
26 October 2023
Dr Sebastian Köhler is among seven researchers awarded postdoctoral research grants by the Government Office for Science and administered by the Royal Academy of Engineering. The fellowships focus on areas of cutting edge unclassified basic research that can support the intelligence, security and defence communities.
Oxford engineers to contribute to US President Biden’s $104M effort to develop transformative solutions to antibiotic resistance
4 October 2023
Professor Harrison Steel’s group in the Department of Engineering Science, the only international member of a cross-disciplinary team led by Harvard Medical School, will scale up existing technologies and translate them to clinical use to support the global fight against antimicrobial resistance
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.
19 September 2023
Two MPLS projects have received a major funding boost from the Faraday Institution, the UK’s flagship institute for electrochemical energy storage research. The funding is part of a £19 million investment to support key battery research projects that have the potential to deliver significant beneficial impact for the UK.
7 September 2023
Today (7 September 2023) the UK and the EU have successfully reached an agreement allowing the UK to re-join the EU’s £85bn science research programme Horizon Europe as an associate member.
5 September 2023
ERC Starting Grants are part of the Horizon Europe programme and support early-career researchers who demonstrate great promise. Projects span all disciplines of research, from medicine and physics, to social sciences and humanities. All four awarded to Oxford University this year have been made to MPLS researchers.
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.
26 June 2023
CoTide is an ambitious £7 million project to help deliver scalable, affordable and sustainable tidal stream energy.
24 May 2023
A multi-institutional team will explore a new method for creating fusion power it hopes could eventually be scaled to provide safe, clean, and abundant energy.
12 May 2023
The first Maryam Mirzakhani Scholar, Marta Bucca, will join Oxford's Mathematics Institute in October. Launched in memory of the Iranian mathematician, the scholarship has been generously supported by founding and principal donor XTX Markets.
5 April 2023
Four of the six selected projects to drive progress towards developing the next generation of batteries involve researchers from the Mathematical, Physical, and Life Sciences Division.
1 March 2023
The Future Communications Hub on All Spectrum Connectivity is being supported by investment from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) in a project led by Professor Dominic O’Brien (Department of Engineering Science).