29 June 2020
The project, led by Oxford Earth Sciences Associate Professor Helen Johnson, will provide new knowledge of this critical region, which will help to improve predictions of ocean and climate variability in the North Atlantic and beyond.
11 June 2020
Oxford University has received a landmark £80 million donation from the Reuben Foundation that will transform Oxford’s newest college and establish a major new scholarship programme for graduate and undergraduate students.
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.
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.
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.
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.
16 September 2019
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.
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.
£1 million grant to establish national thin-film cluster facility for advanced functional materials at Oxford
31 July 2019
The Wolfson Foundation has given £1 million towards the establishment of a new national thin-film cluster facility for advanced functional materials. The facility, which will be hosted and managed by Oxford Physics, will place the UK at the forefront of this cutting-edge field.
14 July 2019
Science Minister Chris Skidmore has announced £94 million of funding for the UK’s Quantum Technologies Research Hubs – including a quantum computing and simulation hub led by Oxford University.
15 November 2018
Leading British artificial intelligence company DeepMind has made a generous gift in support of graduate students studying computer science at Oxford.
25 September 2018
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) have today announced the second round of business-led Prosperity Partnerships linking Research with Industry.
19 September 2018
The University of Oxford is delighted to announce that the John Oldacre Foundation has renewed its commitment to the work of Oxford’s Department of Plant Sciences by pledging £1,000,000 to support DPhil (PhD) scholarship provision in perpetuity.
15 May 2018
The Department of Computer Science will lead the EPSRC-funded project entitled ‘ReEnTrust: Rebuilding and Enhancing Trust in Algorithms’, while researchers from the Faculty of Law will play a key role in a related project to make future artificial intelligence systems more transparent and accountable.
9 May 2018
MPLS is leading Oxford University’s input into the PITCH-In project, which is being led by the University of Sheffield in partnership with the universities of Oxford, Cambridge and Newcastle, and industrial and health sector partners. The aim is to drive forward collaboration concerned with the Internet of Things.
11 April 2018
Oxford is to take part in three new government-funded projects designed to help universities collaborate with each other, and with external organisations, to boost research commercialisation.