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University of Oxford’s expertise in developing robots for extreme environments has led to partnerships within two Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund projects, bringing together university and business partners across the UK.

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Towards the circularity of plastics

Researchers at the Department of Chemistry are developing technologies to make recycling plastics easy, clean and affordable – promoting a truly ‘circular economy’ for the material.

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Identifying risk and building resilience in complex infrastructure systems

Oxford’s Environmental Change Institute has developed new modelling tools to help decision makers identify risks from climate-related infrastructure failure and build long-term resilience.

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Big data and batteries help the move towards clean energy

Professor David Howey and colleagues in the Department of Engineering Science are using big data to improve battery testing – a vital step towards a clean energy future.

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Transforming Central Bank Communications: wider communication with targeted audiences

Michael McMahon and colleagues have developed evidence on the importance of central banks communicating beyond traditional audiences – influencing the Bank of England, and other central banks, to engage more effectively with the public.

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Tackling climate change by researching routes to greenhouse gas removal

Since 2003, researchers at the University of Oxford have been conducting research on approaches to greenhouse gas removal from the atmosphere.