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Smart sensor could revolutionise crime and terrorism prevention

Smart sensor could revolutionise crime and terrorism prevention

Engineering Materials science Research

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.

NIH awards to test ways to store, access, share, and compute on biomedical data in the cloud

NIH awards to test ways to store, access, share, and compute on biomedical data in the cloud

Computer science Engineering Funding

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.

Citizen science project to help victims of Hurricane Irma

Citizen science project to help victims of Hurricane Irma

Citizen science Engineering Physics

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.

Widely used engineering technique has unintended consequences

Widely used engineering technique has unintended consequences

Engineering Materials science Research

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.

Leading innovation award for Oxford robotics spin-out

Leading innovation award for Oxford robotics spin-out

Award Engineering Innovation and Enterprise

Spin-out prize reinforces Oxford’s growing position as an innovation powerhouse.

New computer software programme excels at lip reading

New computer software programme excels at lip reading

Computer science Engineering Innovation and Enterprise Research

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.

'Smart handpumps' predict depths of groundwater in Africa

'Smart handpumps' predict depths of groundwater in Africa

Engineering Research

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.

Oxford scientists to play key role in new national research centre

Oxford scientists to play key role in new national research centre

Chemistry Engineering Innovation and Enterprise MPLS Materials science Research Women in science

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.

Oxford iGem Team wins Gold Medal for their synthetic biology project

Oxford iGem Team wins Gold Medal for their synthetic biology project

Award Engineering Physics Zoology

The iGem competition – ‘international genetically engineered machine’ – has been taking place every year in Boston since 2004.

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