2 October 2017
Thousands of people turned out for Oxford’s largest ever public engagement event on Friday (29 September)...
20 September 2017
An unusual collaboration between engineers at Oxford, the Zooniverse citizen science platform and international disaster response organisation Rescue Global is enabling a rapid and effective response to Hurricane Irma.
21 April 2017
A technique that revolutionised scientists’ ability to manipulate and study materials at the nano-scale may have dramatic unintended consequences, new Oxford University research reveals.
21 March 2017
Spin-out prize reinforces Oxford’s growing position as an innovation powerhouse.
21 March 2017
A new computer software programme has the potential to lip-read more accurately than people and to help those with hearing loss, researchers in the Department of Engineering Science have found.
1 March 2017
Researchers from the University’s Department of Engineering Science and the School of Geography and the Environment believe they have discovered a new way of accurately estimating ground water resources in Africa, using low-cost mobile technologies fitted to existing hand pumps.
23 February 2017
As part of its industrial strategy, the government has announced investment of over £100m to create the Rosalind Franklin Institute, to be based at Harwell in Oxfordshire.
9 November 2016
The iGem competition – ‘international genetically engineered machine’ – has been taking place every year in Boston since 2004.
13 October 2016
A self-driving vehicle equipped with Oxford-developed autonomy software has been tested successfully in public for the first time in the UK.
8 June 2016
The 42nd Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture, titled ‘Paving the Path for Human Space Exploration: The Challenges and Opportunities,’ was delivered by Lauri N. Hansen, Director of Engineering, NASA Johnson Space Centre, and took place on 25th May 2016.
12 May 2016
A ground-breaking tracking system called HYPERION based on eye-safe lasers could enable aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and even orbiting satellites to transmit vital data to ground stations more securely, quickly and efficiently.