18 January 2023
Research staff and academics across the Division have been recognised as winners of the inaugural MPLS Awards for Outstanding Research Supervision, announced today.
24 November 2022
XTX Markets is partnering with the University to fund a scholarship programme for the academic year 2023/24 supporting graduate students studying in MPLS.
18 November 2022
MPLS Associate Head (Education) and Professor of Mathematical Biology, Mike Bonsall, is the latest member of the University to be featured on Oxford Profiles, talking about why he believes Biology is the 'subject of the future'.
Oxford joins Schmidt Futures’ $148 million global initiative to accelerate use of AI in scientific research
26 October 2022
The University of Oxford is one of nine leading research universities around the world selected to deliver a new global postdoctoral fellowship programme to drive the innovative use of artificial intelligence across science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) research.
20 October 2022
The 2022 Oxford Electric Vehicle Summit will focus on growth and investment, as it returns to Oxford University’s Saïd Business School. The event is in partnership with Oxford City Council, Oxfordshire County Council, Oxford University and Oxford Brookes University and aims to deliver on decarbonised transport in the UK, and beyond.
University of Oxford partners with Novo Nordisk Foundation to offer new research opportunities for talented international postdoctoral scientists
11 October 2022
The fellowship programme provides international research and career development opportunities for early-career researchers in the natural, technical and life sciences.
3 October 2022
On Tuesday 26 September, MPLS Head of Division Professor Sam Howison hosted a reception in the Garden Room at Trinity College, for senior academic and administrative leads from each MPLS department, and team leaders from the divisional office, to mark the start of the new academic year.
8 September 2022
The University of Oxford is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The University enjoyed a close relationship with the Queen throughout her reign and gives thanks for her 70 years of service to the nation.
24 August 2022
Each year, the Royal Society recognises exceptional research achievements through a series of prestigious medals and prizes named after great scientists of the past. This year eight Oxford University researchers, six of them from MPLS Division, have been honoured for their outstanding contributions to science and medicine.
1 August 2022
Today the Department of Zoology and Department of Plant Sciences officially merge to become the new Department of Biology. This is a significant moment for the University, as two departments with histories of landmark academic breakthroughs and forward-thinking teaching combine to create a new department with interdisciplinary, collaborative opportunities.
14 July 2022
Members of MPLS departments were amongst those recognised at the University's seventh Environmental Sustainability Awards today, hosted by Vice Chancellor, Dame Professor Louise Richardson.
23 June 2022
Congratulations to the eight staff in MPLS departments who have recently been given divisional awards for teaching excellence. The MPLS Divisional Teaching Award Scheme celebrates success, and recognises and rewards excellence in innovative teaching.
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
The 'Explore Science Together' event takes place at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History on Tuesday 7 June.
12 May 2022
Today the UK funding bodies have published the results of the UK’s most recent national research assessment exercise, REF 2021.
6 May 2022
A University-wide Graduate Scholarship Scheme for Ukraine Refugees will provide financial support and welfare assistance to those whose lives have been badly impacted by war in Ukraine.
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
27 January 2022
UNIQ+ research internships are designed to provide students from under-represented and disadvantaged backgrounds who are ordinarily resident in the UK, with the opportunity to experience postgraduate study. Find out more here - deadline 18 February.
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.