10 January 2018
Crime, terrorism prevention, environmental monitoring, reusable electronics, medical diagnostics and food safety, are just a few of the far-reaching areas where a new chemical sensor could revolutionise progress.
7 November 2017
Professor Susanna-Assunta Sansone from the Oxford e-Research Centre in the Department of Engineering Science is co-Principal investigator in three of the twelve projects awarded prestigious USA National Institutes of Health (NIH) Data Commons funding.
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.
20 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.