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.
Breaking Moore’s Law: New photonic computing project aims to speed up artificial intelligence computing power to petascale processing levels
15 April 2021
The PHOENICS project brings together world leaders in neuromorphic photonic computing to achieve for the first time energy efficient petascale processing powers with ultra-high bandwidth. This is the processing power required by AI to reach its full potential.
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.
19 January 2021
Ineos, one of the world’s largest manufacturing companies, and the University of Oxford are launching a new world-leading institute to combat the growing global issue of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), which currently causes an estimated 1.5 million excess deaths each year.
13 January 2021
Oxford’s Department of Physics is playing a key role in three of the seven quantum projects supported by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
7 January 2021
The project will develop the commercial potential of the novel imaging technology developed by Prof Booth, adaptive optical microscopy.
10 December 2020
Four more DeepMind graduate scholarships for students wishing to pursue a master’s degree in Computer Science in the Department of Computer Science will be made available for students commencing courses in 2021–22.
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.
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.
16 October 2020
The Harrington Discovery Institute (HDI) in the US has announced five winners of its inaugural UK Rare Disease Scholar Award competition.
15 October 2020
Dr Tobias Hermann in the Department of Engineering Science aims to ensure that future spacecraft are able to re-enter the earth’s atmosphere safely despite being exposed to extreme heat.
11 June 2020
Oxford University has received a landmark £80 million donation from the Reuben Foundation that will transform Oxford’s newest college and establish a major new scholarship programme for graduate and undergraduate students.
1 May 2020
Today the University of Oxford is delighted to announce a new strategic collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS). The collaboration will focus on building a portfolio of new research projects relating to AI, robotics, cyber-physical systems, human-centred computing, and support to the University’s new “Lighthouse” Doctoral Scholarships.