Our case studies showcase academic research from across the Department that has had an impact on the world or local community, and feature some of our current academics, research staff, Alumni and students.
Lisa studied for a DPhil in Biomedical Engineering, graduating in 2008. She now works on investigating the impact of research outside academia and applies these expertise in her role as Women in Engineering Chair for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Laura Mason, Oxford Engineering alumna and CEO of Institutional Retirement at Legal & General, tells us how her studies proved invaluable in the business world and discusses the partnership between L&G and Oxford University.
Scientists at the Oxford Robotics Institute describe their research in teaching robots to better teach themselves, reducing the need for human intervention.
Bamboo is a highly versatile plant with a wide range of uses that has been hailed a ‘wonder’ plant due to its exceptionally fast growth, low cost, and low environmental impact. New research undertaken at the Multi-Beam Laboratory for Engineering Microscopy (MBLEM) at Oxford’s Department of Engineering Science explores its capabilities deeper and further.