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Professor eleanor stride recognised as one of the 100 most influential women in engineering

Professor Eleanor Stride recognised as one of the 100 Most Influential Women in Engineering

Engineering Women in science

List produced by Inclusive Boards in partnership with the Financial Times highlights achievements of senior women in engineering

Professor donal bradley receives the 2019 e mrs jan czochralski award

Professor Donal Bradley receives the 2019 E-MRS Jan Czochralski award

Award MPLS Physics

The award is in recognition of Professor Bradley's achievements in the field of Advanced Materials Science.

Research spotlight for black history month tanesha allen department of zoology

Research Spotlight for Black History Month: Tanesha Allen, Department of Zoology

Equality and Diversity Women in science Zoology

Tanesha Allen discusses her research studying the behaviours of European badgers, transatlantic culture shock and how her experience as a black female scientist compares to others in her field.

The irresistible pull 2013 when massive stars collide

The irresistible pull – when massive stars collide

Physics Research

All neutron stars are magnetic, but some are more magnetic than others. The latter, so-called magnetars, are the strongest magnets in the Universe. How do these massive stars acquire their large magnetic field? A team of astrophysicists from Germany and the UK may now have solved the more than 70-year-old conundrum of the origin of strong magnetic fields in massive stars.

Professor john goodenough wins 2019 nobel prize in chemistry for lithium ion battery research

Professor John Goodenough wins 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for lithium-ion battery research

Award Chemistry Medical science

Professor John B Goodenough from the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work at Oxford University that made possible the development of lithium-ion batteries.

A filament fit for space silk is proven to thrive in outer space temperatures

A filament fit for space - silk is proven to thrive in outer space temperatures

Research Zoology

Scientists from the universities of Oxford, Shanghai and Beijing who discovered that natural silks get stronger the colder they get, have finally solved the puzzle of why.

Deepmind renews commitment to under represented students at oxford

DeepMind renews commitment to under-represented students at Oxford

Computer science Engineering Equality and Diversity Funding

DeepMind, the leading British artificial intelligence company, has renewed and extended its commitment to supporting students at the University of Oxford following the success of its inaugural scholarships for under-represented groups, announced in 2018.

Machine learning helps open up new possibilities for array of quantum devices

Machine learning helps open up new possibilities for array of quantum devices

Materials science Research

Scientists from the Universities of Oxford, in collaboration with University of Basel and Lancaster University, have developed an algorithm that can be used to measure quantum dots automatically.

Making maths relevant to the climate strikes

Making maths relevant to the climate strikes

Maths Physics Schools

Scientists at the University of Oxford work with students to write new GCSE and A-level maths practice questions that help to integrate climate change into the school curriculum.

University of oxford celebrate successful bids for wellcome trust phd programmes

University of Oxford celebrate successful bids for Wellcome Trust PhD programmes

Award Funding

Three new funded schemes from the Medical Science Division and MPLS Division have been awarded a four-year PhD programmes in science by the Wellcome Trust.

Science blog how can evolutionary biology help to get rid of antibiotic resistant bacteria

SCIENCE BLOG: How can evolutionary biology help to get rid of antibiotic resistant bacteria?

Research Zoology

Craig MacLean, Professor of Evolution and Microbiology at Oxford's Department of Zoology, explains how evolutionary biology can help us to get rid of antibiotic resistant bacteria.

Towering balloon like features discovered near centre of the milky way

Towering balloon-like features discovered near centre of the Milky Way

Physics Research

An international team of astronomers including members from the University of Oxford, has discovered one of the largest features ever observed in the centre of the Milky Way: a pair of enormous radio-emitting bubbles that tower hundreds of light-years above and below the central region of our galaxy.

Oxford ranked world2019s best university for fourth year running

Oxford ranked world’s best university for fourth year running

Award Research

Oxford has been named the world’s number one university for the fourth successive year in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Science blog slips and pitfalls synthetic surfaces inspired by a pitcher pitfall trap

Science Blog: SLIPS and pitfalls: synthetic surfaces inspired by a pitcher pitfall trap

Engineering Research

Article by Jian Guan, postdoctoral research assistant in experimental fluid mechanics in the Department of Engineering Science

Science blog beyond regulating trade understanding the consumers driving saiga horn demand

Science Blog: Beyond regulating trade: understanding the consumers driving Saiga horn demand

Research Zoology

An article written by Hunter Doughty, graduate student in the Department of Zoology.

Oxford climate change conference ramps up efforts to achieve net zero carbon emissions

Oxford climate change conference ramps up efforts to achieve net zero carbon emissions

Event Physics

Community leaders are joining academics from the University of Oxford and around the world at the Achieving Net Zero conference, 9-11 September, to discuss opportunities, challenges and pathways for reducing greenhouse gas emissions to limit global warming.

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