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Crowdfunding campaign is your chance to help bring clean drinking water to the developing world

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.

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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.

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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.

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BUBBL DPhil student receives IET Scholarship

Postgraduate researcher Oliver Vince has been announced as one of just five recipients of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)’s coveted 2019 scholarship awards. The prize recognizes his work in the non-invasive delivery of drugs to treat microscopic brain tumors.

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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.

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