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Double celebrations for DPhil student
DPhil student Selena Milanovic is the winner of the Medtronic lightning round competition and recipient of Best Poster Award at a large international conference.
Neurotransmitter drugs discovered to play role in forming blood vessel networks provide insights on Alzheimer’s
Researchers use image analysis algorithm to examine the networks formed by cells that line blood vessels and characterise the effects of over 1,000 drugs on these critical processes
Oxford developers of rapid Covid-19 test awarded RAEng President's Special Award
Professor Cui and his team are one of the winners of the Royal Academy of Engineering's President's Special Awards for Pandemic Service for their rapid viral RNA test for COVID-19
Oxford scientists form spinout to launch rapid Covid-19 virus test
Covid-19 pandemic demands availability of highly accessible and rapid testing around the world to enable countries to emerge from lockdown with confidence
Knowledge hub developed to track SARS-CoV antibody studies
Worldwide team of researchers partners with Canada’s COVID-19 Immunity Task Force
Paper on safety of ultrasound scans gains recognition
Prestigious publication, the European Journal of Ultrasound, picks recent paper as Editor’s choice.
DPhil student gains 2nd place in IEEE ISBI 2020 Best Paper Award
New technique combining eye-tracking data and machine learning is recognised by the IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging 2020
Using wearable technology to monitor COVID-19 patients
System being used in John Warin isolation ward at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital
Ventilator project gets green light from UK government
OxVent project to proceed to next stage of testing for safety and usability
Oxford and King's College London developing prototype for rapidly deployable ventilator
Interdisciplinary team of engineers and medics addressing ways to increase UK’s capacity for ventilator manufacture
How understanding the transport of blood in the brain can help tackle Alzheimer’s
DPhil researcher Selena Milanovic works on mathematical models that aim to unpick the underlying mechanisms behind the causes of brain diseases like Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Oxford scientists develop rapid testing technology for COVID-19
Project initiated by Oxford Suzhou Centre for Advanced Research in China, with experiments performed in the Department of Engineering Science
AI finds “smell” genes might have a role beyond the nose
The genes that help you smell could also be assisting the spread of colon cancer.
DPhil student wins award for ureteroscopy research at Medical Imaging conference
Soumya Gupta is Runner-up in the Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling Young Scientist Award
Professor Lionel Tarassenko awarded Global Challenges Research Fund
GCRF award enables development of smartphone app to help diagnose pneumonia in children
Institute of Biomedical Engineering scoops Science Oxford Gold Employer Award
Award recognises IBME’s role in inspiring young people to study and work in science
Professor Eleanor Stride Finalist in prestigious Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in the UK
Scientists recognised for innovative discoveries and advances already changing science
Healthcare AI researcher appointed to Faculty position in recognition of Academy Fellowship
Postdoctoral researcher Dr Tingting Zhu has been awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Fellowship 2019 as well as the IET J.A. Lodge award.
Prince Albert Industrial Fellowship will help DPhil tackle liver tumours
An Industrial Fellowship from the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 will support DPhil candidate Elisabeth Pickles as she continues her research into the use of MRI scanning to monitor disease.
Professor Alison Noble receives 2019 MICCAI Society Enduring Impact Award
Prestigious annual prize is awarded to a senior researcher whose work has made an enduring impact on the field of medical image computing and computer assisted interventions
Professor Eleanor Stride recognised as one of the 100 Most Influential Women in Engineering
List produced by Inclusive Boards in partnership with the Financial Times highlights achievements of senior women in engineering
Four of Oxford’s Leading Scientists Scoop Royal Society Awards
Professors Alison Noble, Dame Carol Robinson, Hagan Bayley and Peter Holland all recognised for exceptional and outstanding contributions to science in this year’s Royal Society premier medals and awards.
Professor Lionel Tarassenko receives Oxford Trust Outstanding Achievement Award
Leading expert in the application of signal processing and machine learning in healthcare given award for his contribution to biomedical engineering and innovations in healthcare technology
New research could hold the key to understanding cell behaviour
Research Fellow Weidi Xie, together with Professors Alison Noble and Andrew Zisserman, has won the Taylor and Francis Best Paper Award for his DPhil research into microscopy cell counting and detection.
IBME Director Elected Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering
Professor Constantin Coussios is the Director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Oxford and a co-founder of OrganOx, OxSonics and OrthoSon. He has made two distinct outstanding personal contributions to biomedical engineering in the UK, in the fields of organ preservation for transplantation and ultrasound-mediated drug delivery for cancer therapy, spanning the academic, commercial and clinical arenas.
Best Paper Award is “huge boost” for cardiac imaging researchers
Cardiovascular diseases account for 17.9 million deaths each year, representing 30% of global mortality rates. Research undertaken by a pair of Oxford DPhil students aims to use automation to help clinicians in their diagnoses – and a prize awarded at a top heart imaging conference represents a big vote of confidence in their work.
Future of engineering previewed at 45th annual Lubbock Lecture
For the past 45 years in May, the Department of Engineering Science has invited a world-leading engineer to deliver the prestigious Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture. This year, speakers Sophie Mougard and Antoine Picon, of École des Ponts ParisTech, focussed on potential future of engineering. Here’s our look back at the highlights.
Crowdfunding campaign is your chance to help bring clean drinking water to the developing world
A team at the University of Oxford is calling for donations to a project that aims to provide reliable access to drinking water for communities in rural Africa – using ‘smart handpump’ technology developed by a former student here.
Engineering Science spinout OrganOx shortlisted for MacRobert Award 2019
The Royal Academy of Engineering has announced the finalists for the 2019 MacRobert Award, the most prestigious prize for UK engineering innovation.
AI under the microscope at John Radcliffe Hospital
Artificial intelligence, machine learning and adaptive algorithms have the potential to transform the way healthcare operates. Professor Lionel Tarassenko, Head of the Department of Engineering Science, chaired a panel discussing this shift at the John Radcliffe Hospital.