Oxford University partners with Oxford Bus Company to pinpoint Oxford pollution hotspots

Researchers from the Department of Engineering Science are collaborating with the Oxford Bus Company to conduct a detailed emissions study on buses across the city. Department of Engineering Science partners with Oxford Bus Company to pinpoint ‘pollution hotspots’ in Oxford City Centre. Dr Felix Leach, Postdoctoral Research Assistant at the Department of Engineering Science, has … Continue reading “Oxford University partners with Oxford Bus Company to pinpoint Oxford pollution hotspots”

Oxford Robotics Institute to put a team of robots to the test at Blenheim

The Oxford Robotics Institute (Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford) is to put a team of robots to the test at Blenheim as part of a new joint initiative. Ranging from driverless cars to legged robots, the Oxfordshire UNESCO World Heritage Site will be used as a proving ground for a range of robotic … Continue reading “Oxford Robotics Institute to put a team of robots to the test at Blenheim”

Oxfordshire aims to be a national leader in tackling air pollution with ‘zero emission zone’

As leaders from England’s most car-polluted cities meet the environment secretary, Michael Gove, today, Oxfordshire councils are pushing ahead with bold proposals to create the world’s first zero-emission zone in Oxford and initiatives to tackle air quality in other congestion hotspots in the county, including Abingdon, Henley and Wallingford. The county and Oxford city councils … Continue reading “Oxfordshire aims to be a national leader in tackling air pollution with ‘zero emission zone’”

Oxford Brookes student wins investment for app tackling accessibility in cities

A postgraduate student from the School of Architecture at Oxford Brookes has won investment after competing in University Alliance’s national Enterprise Stars competition. Last week (14 June) University Alliance ran their annual Alliance-wide showcase and a competition to attract investment for student start-ups. Enterprise Stars 2018 is a programme with student experience at its heart … Continue reading “Oxford Brookes student wins investment for app tackling accessibility in cities”

Harwell Space Cluster turbocharges growth in UK’s space sector

Five ‘New Space’ companies showcase the latest UK space technology as they announce growth and partnership plans Harwell Space Cluster, sees start-ups and scale-ups grow at pace helped by the co-location of industry, academia and national labs, attracting VC investment alongside public grants Grown from two to 80 organisations over the past eight years, the … Continue reading “Harwell Space Cluster turbocharges growth in UK’s space sector”