30 June 2022
Oxford Chemistry students with innovative, game-changing ideas have been highlighted at the inaugural Jamie Ferguson Chemistry Innovation Awards ('The Jamies'), a new annual awards scheme co-developed by the Department of Chemistry and Oxford University Innovation (OUI) in honour of the late Dr Jamie Ferguson.
16 June 2022
The innovative technique, developed in the Department of Materials, uses multiple polarisation channels to carry out parallel processing – enhancing computing density by several orders over conventional electronic chips.
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.
MPLS student Hannah Rana, who recently completed a DPhil in Engineering, selected for Schmidt Science Fellowship
10 June 2022
Hannah is one of 29 Schmidt Science Fellows selected this year to receive support for up to two years from Schmidt Futures, working in partnership with the Rhodes Trust, to help advance interdisciplinary research and innovation around major challenges facing humanity.
27 May 2022
On Thursday 26 May, the University’s brand new £3.25m Zero-carbon Energy Research Oxford (ZERO) Institute and Energy Systems Accelerator pilot (Mini-TESA), led from MPLS Division, opened their doors to showcase the range and depth of ambition in Oxford to drive forward the energy systems transition for the UK and globally.
27 April 2022
This award has been created as a legacy to Dr Jamie Ferguson of Oxford University Innovation, who tragically died in August 2020 after succumbing to COVID-19.
Sapphire fibre developed by Oxford engineering researchers could enable cleaner energy and air travel
22 April 2022
As part of an EPSRC-funded cross-sector collaboration involving Rolls-Royce, researchers in the Department of Engineering Science have developed a sapphire fibre sensor that can tolerate extreme temperatures and has the potential to enable significant efficiency and emissions reduction improvements in aerospace and power generation.
12 April 2022
Funded by Innovate UK, the £6.8M project will apply machine learning techniques to find fast, automated, and scalable ways to calibrate quantum computers. The aim is to build a system capable of controlling hundreds of qubits simultaneously across different types of quantum hardware.
5 April 2022
Oxford University has been ranked first in the UK for turning academic research into spinout companies, according to a new report published today by data analyst firm Beauhurst.
5 April 2022
After the events of the last two years - and the COVID-19 vaccine (2.5 billion doses delivered and counting) - this most enthusiastic champion of Oxford maintains there can be no doubt, innovation is part and parcel of the historic university’s future.
23 March 2022
The University of Oxford today announces the launch of the multi-disciplinary ZERO Institute (Zero-carbon Energy Research Oxford) to tackle the challenges of an equitable, secure global zero-carbon energy transition.
28 February 2022
When world leaders come together to discuss a common goal as they did during the climate summit COP26, this collaboration can deliver some notable achievements. An article by Dr Andy Gilchrist of MPLS's Innovation and Business Partnerships Team
8 February 2022
A new world-leading multi-disciplinary hub and co-working space located in Oxford, Mini TESA - The Energy Systems Accelerator pilot – aims to bring teams together to tackle the challenge of energy systems transition.
3 February 2022
Oxford University Development Ltd (OUD) has received approval for the construction of two new buildings at Begbroke Science Park. The project will add around a further 12,500m2 of new lab and office space to the site, almost doubling its total internal area and providing superb new facilities for innovation, collaboration, research and development.
2 December 2021
Oxford University has collaborated with nearby Blenheim Palace to the test the benefit of social prescriptions, a medical intervention offering preventive remedies in the form of activity ranging from walking in nature to social interaction. The coordinating body was the Pitch-In project, in which Oxford is a key partner.
29 November 2021
Oxford’s leading AI and robotics scientists are entering a new, exciting phase of collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
23 November 2021
Oxford University Development (OUD), the £4bn joint venture between the University of Oxford and Legal & General Capital, has launched an international competition to find a team to design the masterplan for its world-leading £1billion, 190-hectare mixed-use Innovation District at Begbroke Science Park.
18 November 2021
Quantum Dice's founders include the Department of Physics’ Ramy Aboushelbaya and Marko Mayr; the company is developing the world’s first compact source-device independent quantum random number generator set to play a key role in the cybersecurity market.