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Material engineering with real ‘impact’

Material engineering with real ‘impact’

Understanding what happens when objects are damaged is helping University of Oxford engineers develop new, exotic materials, systems, and structures.

From flies to fetal viability

From flies to fetal viability

Research by zoologists at the University of Oxford into how hoverflies achieve their exquisite control has led, rather unexpectedly, to a means of improving IVF techniques.

Mathematical solutions for industry

Mathematical solutions for industry

The Maths Industry Club at the University of Oxford provides practical solutions to industry problems across many sectors.

Electric motor

Electric motors fit for racing cars

Think of electric vehicles and you probably picture sluggish hybrid cars -- but University of Oxford engineers are developing electric motors that power the world’s fastest sports cars.

Understanding oil-rich strata

Understanding oil-rich strata

For more than thirty years Oxford geologist Dr Hugh Jenkyns has been researching what rock formations are likely to have produced oil and why.

Impact case studies

Innovative genomics

Pioneering the validation of new targets for drug discovery, through a new model of academic–industrial collaboration.

Who needs migrant workers

Who needs migrant workers

A definitive piece of work about migrant labour in the UK by researchers at the ESRC Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), University of Oxford, is being used to inform government policy on labour immigration.

Professor Rana Mitter.

Helping the UK understand China

Professor Rana Mitter from the University of Oxford is using his expert knowledge of Chinese history to help the government, businesses and the public to understand and engage with contemporary Chinese politics.

Pioneering research takes to the skies

Pioneering research takes to the skies

Lighter, faster, more environmentally friendly jet engines are being created by University researchers and Rolls-Royce engineers.

Super-materials made by silkworms

Super-materials made by silkworms

Researchers at the University of Oxford are looking to the natural world to create a new breed of exotic materials – and the applications seem limitless.

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