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1 The Jenkin Lecture - Metamaterials: beyond conventional Professor Ekaterina Shamonina delivers the 2017 Jenkin Lecture. Ekaterina Shamonina 04 Oct 2017
2 Creative Commons Nanomaterilas in Revolutionising Diabetes Diagnostics Sam Attias, Winner of the OEA 4th Year Project Presentation Prize gives a talk on his 4th year research project on the application of nanomaterials as a potential non-invasive diagnostic and monitoring method for type-1 diabetes. Sam Attias 04 Oct 2017
3 Update on 2020 Vision After three years as Head of Department, Lionel Tarassenko gives an update on progress towards the 2020 Vision for the Department. Lionel Tarassenko 04 Oct 2017
4 Silver-gilt carriage clock This travelling calendar carriage clock dates to 1747–1823. Why would such a clock need to have both lunar and sun time represented on it? With Professor Chris Lintott Astrophysics, University of Oxford. Chris Lintott 23 Jan 2017
5 How do you make scientific equipment space proof? Since the 1960’s man has been sending missions to Mars. Some successes, some failures. This hasn’t stopped scientists trying to explore this incredible red planet. Colin Wilson 21 Dec 2016
6 Quantifying and Mitigating Human Generated Vibration in Museum Exhibits Daniel Bone, Deputy Head of Conservation, Ashmolean Museum, gives a short talk for Oxford University Museums Staff Conference. Daniel Bone 31 Oct 2016
7 The Jenkin Lecture - Engineering Tomorrow's Therapies Professor Constantin Coussios (Magdalen), Professor of Biomedical Engineering, gives the 2016 annual Jenkin Lecture, on 17th September 2016. Constantin Coussios 21 Sep 2016
8 Digital health Professor Lionel Tarassenko CBE FREng FMedSci (St John’s), Head of the Department of Engineering Science, gives a lecture for the department of Engineering Science Alumni Weekend on September 17th 2016. Lionel Tarassenko 21 Sep 2016
9 Creative Commons Women in Engineering A short promotional film featuring women who have been inspired to work in the engineering. priyanka dhopade, sina ober-blobaum, Eleanor Stride, ana castro-castellon 01 Aug 2016
10 'Light' Part 1 - Connecting to the internet through your lights Can we receive information through our lighting? Dominic O'Brien 25 Jul 2016
11 Creative Commons Space Engineering at Harwell Dr Anna Orlowska, Science, Technology and Facilities Council gives a talk on the Space Engineering at Harwell. Anna Orlowska 01 Jun 2016
12 Creative Commons Hypersonic to Hypervelocity Spacecraft Heat Transfer Professor Matthew McGilvray gives a talk on heat transfer issues involved in space flight re-entry. Matthew McGilvray 01 Jun 2016
13 Creative Commons Cooling the Mid-Infrared Instrument Paul Bailey, University of Oxford, gives a talk about cooling one of the instruments on the James Webb Telescope. Paul Bailey 01 Jun 2016
14 Creative Commons Paving the Path for Human Space Exploration: The Challenges and Opportunities The 42nd Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture: ‘Paving the Path for Human Space Exploration:The Challenges and Opportunities’ presented by Lauri N. Hansen, Director of Engineering, NASA Johnson Space Centre. Lauri N. Hansen 01 Jun 2016
15 'Killers' part 2 - Keeping water flowing with smartphones Water pumps are a lifeline for many communities in developing countries. But how can you monitor them all to know whether they're in working order? And can you collect data based on pump usage to provide useful insights into community health? David Clifton 29 Jan 2016
16 Too Valuable to Die? Silke Ackermann, Nigel Biggar and Liz Bruton debate the ethics of science and scientists going to war Silke Ackermann, Nigel Biggar, Liz Bruton 14 Oct 2015
17 Splashing, sloshing and stealth – offshore hydrodynamics writ large Professor Paul Taylor, University of Oxford gives a short talk as part of the 41st Maurice Lubbock lecture series in the Department of Engineering Science. Paul Taylor 26 May 2015
18 Rise of the Machines Hugh Durrant-Whyte, Professor and ARC Federation Fellow at the University of Sydney, gives the 41st Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture. Hugh Durrant-Whyte 26 May 2015
19 Creative Commons The 2020 Vision for Engineering Science in Oxford Professor Lionel Tarassenko, an alumnus of the Department and its new Head as of September 2014, sets out his vision for the Department for the next five years. Lionel Tarassenko 03 Oct 2014
20 Creative Commons Jenkin Lecture The Oxford RobotCar Paul Newman talks about the UK’s first self-driving car – being developed at the Department of Engineering Science. He’ll explain the project’s motivation, its underlying technology, and its impact on the transport sector and beyond. Paul Newman 03 Oct 2014
21 Boxing Clever, or Just Boxed In?: Developing Metal Complexes for Biological Imaging Professor Stephen Faulkner, Tutorial Fellow at Keble College, delivers the Richardson Lecture, entitled "Boxing Clever, or Just Boxed In? Developing Metal Complexes for Biological Imaging“. Stephen Faulkner 28 Feb 2014
22 What is a Quantum Computer? How does a quantum computer work? Why is a quantum computer so much better than a traditional computer? This talk will give you an insight into the strange features of the quantum world that we can exploit to develop a super fast quantum computer. Michael Peterer 04 Jun 2013
23 Creative Commons FMR 38 Technology and engineering to support work with refugees New partnerships are being forged to encourage young engineers to use their skills in the service of refugees. Stephanie Hunt, Geoffrey C Orsak 08 May 2013
24 Creating Cyborgs Professor Kevin Warwick from Reading University talks about his innovative research in the area of robotics and cyborgs. Kevin Warwick 08 Feb 2012
25 Geoengineering: Fantasy or Feasible Future? Richard Darton gives a talk for the 2011 Oxford Alumni Weekend on the developments in the science of Geoengineering and looks at how close we are to be able to do it. Richard Darton 03 Oct 2011
26 Geoengineering: Fantasy or Feasible Future? Richard Darton gives a talk for the 2011 Oxford Alumni Weekend on the developments in the science of Geoengineering and looks at how close we are to be able to do it. Richard Darton 03 Oct 2011
27 Why Robots Play Football Stephen Cameron gives a talk for the 2011 Oxford Alumni Weekend on robotics and new technological advances in the field. Stephen Cameron 03 Oct 2011
28 Creative Commons Medtronic Lecture 2010 'Biophysical Methods of Drug Delivery'. Professor Mark R. Prausnitz gives the 2010 Medtronic lecture in the Engineering faculty. Mark R Prausnitz 06 Jul 2011
29 Medtronic Lecture 2011 'Model Based Strategies for Biomedical Image Analysis'. The 2011 Medtronic Lecture, given at the Engineering department, University of Oxford. Presented by Professor James Duncan PhD. James Duncan 05 Jul 2011
30 Medtronic Lecture 2009 The 2009 Medtronic Lecture in Biomedical Engineering was presented by Professor Roger G. Mark, MD, PhD entitled: "Integrating Data, Models, and Reasoning in Critical Care". Roger Mark, Stephen Mahle 22 Jul 2009
31 Lecture 15: Engineering for Sustainable Development Professor Roland Clift, CBE on "Engineering for Sustainable Development". Roland Clift 19 Aug 2008
32 Lecture 14: Innovation, Spin-out Companies and Nanotechnology Professor Peter Dobson on "Innovation, Spin-out Companies and Nanotechnology". Peter Dobson 12 Aug 2008
33 Lecture 13: Designing for Strength: A Century of Solid Mechanics Research in Oxford Professor Carlos Ruiz on "Designing for Strength: A Century of Solid Mechanics Research in Oxford". Carlos Ruiz 05 Aug 2008
34 Lecture 12: The Centenary Lubbock Lecture Lord Browne of Madingley, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering "On being an engineer". John Browne 13 Jun 2008
35 Lecture 11: History of the Department of Engineering Science Dr Alastair Howatson on the "History of the Department of Engineering Science". Alastair Howatson 10 Jun 2008
36 Lecture 10: Advances in Biomedical Engineering Professor Lionel Tarassenko on "Advances in Biomedical Engineering". Lionel Tarassenko 10 Jun 2008
37 Lecture 8: An Early Structural Engineering Problem: the Oxford Connection Professor Guy Houlsby on "An Early Structural Engineering Problem: the Oxford Connection". Guy Houlsby 10 Jun 2008
38 Lecture 7: Engineers at War Lieutenant Colonel (Retd) Christopher Pugsley on "Engineers at War". Christopher Pugsley 10 Jun 2008
39 Lecture 6: Hydraulic Engineering - How We Use Hydraulics to Solve Real Life Engineering Problems Dr Jane Smallman on "Hydraulic Engineering - How We Use Hydraulics to Solve Real Life Engineering Problems". Jane Smallman 10 Jun 2008
40 Lecture 4: "The Greatest Mechanick of this Present Age": Dr Robert Hooke and the Origins of Engineering Science in Oxford Dr Allan Chapman on '"The Greatest Mechanick of this Present Age": Dr Robert Hooke and the Origins of Engineering Science in Oxford'. Allan Chapman 10 Jun 2008
41 Lecture 3: Keep it cool! 38 years of gas-turbine research Professor Martin Oldfield on 'Keep it cool! 38 years of gas-turbine research'. Martin Oldfield 10 Jun 2008
42 Lecture 1: Introduction to the Jenkin Lecture Patron of the Centenary, Lord Jenkin of Roding's inaugural Centenary lecture. Patrick Jenkin 10 Jun 2008