8 July 2020
Covid-19 pandemic demands availability of highly accessible and rapid testing around the world to enable countries to emerge from lockdown with confidence.
30 June 2020
Britain is proving reluctant to start moving, despite the Government’s relaxation of a series of lockdown measures, according to data from the Oxford COVID-19 Impact Monitor.
1 May 2020
Today the University of Oxford is delighted to announce a new strategic collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS). The collaboration will focus on building a portfolio of new research projects relating to AI, robotics, cyber-physical systems, human-centred computing, and support to the University’s new “Lighthouse” Doctoral Scholarships.
1 April 2020
System developed by researchers in the Department of Engineering Science is being used in John Warin isolation ward at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital.
31 March 2020
OxVent is a multidisciplinary team of engineers and medics at the University of Oxford and King’s College London. The team has been shortlisted by the UK government to go to the next stage of testing for safety and usability for their ventilator prototype.
23 March 2020
An interdisciplinary team of engineers and medics is addressing ways to increase the UK’s capacity for ventilator manufacture.
13 March 2020
Study explores role of human induced climate change in the 2019–2020 South-Eastern Australian bushfire season.
19 February 2020
The University of Oxford has been awarded £5.5 million by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), as part of a £27 million investment in seven High Performance Computing (HPC) services.
12 February 2020
Eleanor Stride has taken an unconventional path to becoming one of Britain’s leading scientists. She tells Sarah Whitebloom how she moved from dance to design and onto biomedical science, but being a 'woman in science' is not one of the identities she seeks.
Professor Eleanor Stride is a finalist in prestigious Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in the UK
15 January 2020
Scientists are recognised for innovative discoveries and advances which are already changing science.
11 December 2019
Oxford University will be home to one of 17 new ELLIS units, part of a pan-European effort to shape how machine learning and artificial intelligence will change the world. The units' efforts span from core theoretical underpinnings and methodologies to applications in robotics, finance, health and biology.
17 October 2019
List produced by Inclusive Boards in partnership with the Financial Times highlights achievements of senior women in engineering
4 October 2019
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.
11 September 2019
Article by Jian Guan, postdoctoral research assistant in experimental fluid mechanics in the Department of Engineering Science
5 September 2019
Scientists at the University of Oxford have developed new artificial intelligence software to recognise and track the faces of individual chimpanzees in the wild.
4 September 2019
Researchers in the Department of Materials and Department of Engineering Science together with a consortium of researchers from across the UK have been awarded approximately £12M for project “Nextrode” that will research new ways of making the electrodes found in the 6 billion (and growing) Li ion batteries produced every year.
New EPSRC grants will allow University to test materials for next-generation nuclear fission reactors
23 August 2019
Working with US partners, the Departments of Engineering Science and Materials will address some of the key material challenges for the successful development of molten salt or liquid lead cooled reactors