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.
29 November 2021
For contribution to chemical engineering and the promotion of China-UK exchanges and cooperation
25 November 2021
The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division pays tribute to the extraordinary Sir Martin Wood FRS who died on 23 November 2021. Read the obituary by Professor Steve Blundell, Professor Robert Taylor and Professor Ian Shipsey on the Physics website.
19 November 2021
The Oxford Suzhou Centre for Advanced Research (OSCAR) celebrated its third anniversary on Wednesday 17 November.
17 November 2021
Oxford Sparks – the space specially curated for the curious – is relaunching to bring the latest science going on at Oxford University into ears, eyes, minds and imaginations.
16 November 2021
A carbon capture company established less than a year ago by two Oxford students has been announced as one of 23 winners of the XPRIZE student competition.
26 October 2021
The Oxford Climate Tech and Sustainability Innovation Challenge was a call for Oxford Researchers to submit ideas based on their research to help meet the challenges faced by the world in this historic climate crisis.