MPLS Professor Laurence Brassart and physicist Dr Archie Bott among 84 scientists awarded UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships
15 June 2022
The Fellowships were announced by Science Minister George Freeman this morning, to help the UK’s most promising science and research leaders to tackle major global issues and commercialise their innovations within the UK.
15 June 2022
The University has been awarded more than £7 million from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)’s Impact Acceleration Account (IAA), which supports the ‘best, brightest and most disruptive ideas’ from UK research institutions, including funding for engineering and physical science innovation.
1 June 2022
Funding to train the next generation of cutting-edge antimicrobial resistance researchers has been announced by Ineos Oxford Institute (IOI), the University of Oxford, and the University of Cambridge.
Chemistry researchers to develop novel energy and bioelectronic materials with new EPSRC Programme Grant
18 May 2022
Professors Andrew Goodwin and Iain McCullogh in the Department of Chemistry are part of the team of 10 researchers at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge that will be at the forefront of work that on a new generation of soft functional materials.
12 May 2022
Today the UK funding bodies have published the results of the UK’s most recent national research assessment exercise, REF 2021.
26 April 2022
Four ‘excellent research leaders’ at Oxford, three of them from MPLS Division, have today been awarded major European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grants to fund boundary-pushing research projects in Biology, Linguistics, Mathematics and Physics.
Government gives £15 million to build software and computer systems at the heart of a new international telescope system
12 April 2022
Six institutions, including the University of Oxford, are leading efforts to deliver computational systems that will enable the world’s largest radio telescope
1 April 2022
Prof Speller will lead research on high temperature superconductors for fusion technologies and new initiatives aimed at widening participation in STEM.
22 March 2022
The programme will establish a cross-disciplinary community of researchers in quantum computing and computer science, who will collaborate to address the global challenge of delivering quantum computing that is robust, reliable, and trustworthy.
DeepMind donation creates 12 new research internships in artificial intelligence and machine learning
1 March 2022
The University’s flagship UNIQ+ graduate access programme for students from disadvantaged and underrepresented backgrounds will expand further in 2022 thanks to a generous donation from leading British artificial intelligence company DeepMind.
22 February 2022
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and Wellcome have announced a £18 million investment for nine multidisciplinary research projects through the Physics of Life Strategic Priorities Fund. Two of these projects are co-led by academics in MPLS departments.
15 February 2022
Interdisciplinary teams in The Agile Initiative aim to deliver rapid answers to the most pressing environmental policy questions, using cutting edge research.
26 January 2022
A £11 million Cancer Research UK investment has been awarded to the University of Oxford and Oxford-based NHS to catalyse the translation of its world-leading cancer research for patient benefit.
5 November 2021
Oxford University today joins a consortium led by the digital quantum computing company, SEEQC, to build and deliver a full-stack quantum computer for pharmaceutical drug development for Merck KGaA.
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.
8 July 2021
The Oxford-Suzhou Centre for Advanced Research, known as OSCAR, has marked another significant milestone with the launch of OSCAR-Prenetics Innovation and Technology Centre for Advanced Molecular Diagnostics (the OSCAR-Prenetics ITC).
9 June 2021
A cross-disciplinary team from the Universities of Oxford, Ulster and UCL have announced major funding from EPSRC to tackle the growing challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR).
26 April 2021
Four Oxford academics have received major European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grants to fund a range of boundary-pushing research projects in the areas of science and criminology.