16 October 2023
Lia Yeh, a DPhil student in the Department of Computer Science, is one of 67 doctoral students around the world, and the only one in the UK, to be awarded a 2023 Google PhD Fellowship.
20 July 2023
Maitha Al Shimmari, a research student in Oxford's Department of Engineering Science, joins the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center's fifth cohort of leading women under the age of 35 in the fields of energy and climate research.
12 May 2023
The first Maryam Mirzakhani Scholar, Marta Bucca, will join Oxford's Mathematics Institute in October. Launched in memory of the Iranian mathematician, the scholarship has been generously supported by founding and principal donor XTX Markets.
20 February 2023
Dame Angela will be the first woman to hold the role of Government Chief Scientific Adviser and takes up the post on 1 April.
23 January 2023
Professor of Human Centred Computing, Marina Jirotka, talks to Oxford Profiles about the battle to make tech ethical, sustainable and fair.
18 January 2023
Professor of Physical Chemistry, Susan Perkin, has been named Award Laureate in the 2023 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in the UK. The award comes in recognition of her experimental work using a custom-built instrument – known as the Surface Force Balance – to determine the properties of fluids.
5 December 2022
A £2.48m gift from XTX Markets has enabled the endowment of a new DPhil scholarship at Oxford, in memory of the mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani, paving the way for the next generation of female Fields Medallists.
28 September 2022
A DPhil candidate in the Department of Materials is amongst three 2022-entry Scholars to embark on postgraduate studies with support from the Black Academic Futures programme, with a fourth Scholar due to join in 2023/24.
22 September 2022
Professors Niki Trigoni and David Hills are among 72 leading figures in engineering and technology to be elected as Fellows of The Royal Academy of Engineering this week.
Oxford partners with the Optiver Foundation to launch new international postgraduate scholarship programme for women in STEM
26 August 2022
The partnership aims to increase the number of women from low- and middle-income countries who take up offers to study Master's programmes in MPLS departments, with the first Optiver Foundation Scholars joining in October 2023.
26 July 2022
Fourth-year student Anahy Mercado Zambrana has been recognised with an upReach Student Social Mobility Award, awarded annually to ten students from lower socio-economic backgrounds, across the UK, who have excelled in their studies and show great potential for their future careers.
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.
Nadja Yang recognised by Women's Engineering Society with 'Top 50 Women in Engineering - Inventors and Innovators' award
23 June 2022
DPhil Systems Engineering student, Nadja Yang has been recognised as one of the UK's top 50 women engineers who are creating or significantly improving products or processes to make a difference in the world, on International Women in Engineering Day.
Engineering researcher awarded funding to lead international collaboration on machine-learning for cardiac monitoring
22 June 2022
Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow, Dr Tingting Zhu, has been awarded Royal Society funding to lead an international collaboration that aims to develop an open-source platform for cardiac monitoring, using machine-learning.
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.
25 May 2022
Dr Stolz is a postdoctoral researcher in the Mathematical Institute. The Rising Talents Programme is designed to provide flexible and practical financial support, alongside tools and wider support, for early career women scientists to pursue their research.
5 May 2022
Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin made key contributions to Medical Sciences and was the third woman to win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
18 May 2021
This is a new post, which will work in support of the priorities in the University Strategic Plan 2018-2023 and the Knowledge Exchange Strategy, around innovation and entrepreneurship.
2 October 2020
Dr Mbogo got onto the Masters in Computer Science programme at Oxford with a full scholarship through the Shell Centenary Foundation, and is now Dean of the School of Science and Technology at the Kenya Methodist University and the first ever Kenyan to receive the prestigious OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Award earlier this year.