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Mathematical solutions for industry

Mathematical solutions for industry

The Mathematical Institute has a long-established reputation for successfully providing practical solutions to industrial problems across many sectors.

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.

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Innovative genomics

Pioneering new targets for drug discovery through academic-industrial partnership.

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.

Data scientists to the rescue

Data scientists to the rescue

A unique project involving University of Oxford Information Engineers is integrating the skills of computers and people to enable a more effective response to natural and man-made disasters, as well as tackling a wide range of other problems.

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Safety by design

Analytical tools developed at the University of Oxford play vital roles in safety-critical and secure systems.

A revolution in solar power technology

A revolution in solar power technology

World-leading research in the Department of Physics the University of Oxford looks set to deliver low-cost, high-efficiency photovoltaic technology that could finally rival energy generation from fossil fuels.

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Geometry to the rescue

An Oxford economist applies auction theory and geometry to help the Bank of England.

Professor Jonathan Michie

The value of mutuality

Lord Byron once said he detested everything that wasn’t perfectly mutual. Research by the University of Oxford suggests that his words have added resonance in the wake of the global financial crisis.

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