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Celebrating the collective successes of Science and Engineering South member universities in the UK Knowledge Exchange Framework

Buckingham, UK - March 30, 2020. Coronavirus COVID-19 warning sign with prevention information outside a GP doctor surgery. Credit: Paul Maguire

VaxiMap: making life easier for GPs delivering vaccinations to housebound patients

Two engineering PhD students from the University of Oxford have created a simple online solution that enables GP surgeries across the UK to optimise the delivery of Covid-19 vaccinations to the UK’s one million housebound patients.

Senior woman getting a vaccine from her doctor in her home during a house visit during the COVID-19 pandemic

Mapping vaccination delivery

A simple online mapping tool developed by two Oxford students has potentially saved GP surgeries up to tens of thousands of hours planning Covid-19 vaccinations to the UK’s one million housebound patients.

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Mapping the impact of our universities’ research across the UK

SES member institutions are all located in the south east of England, yet the impact of their research can be felt across the whole of the UK, and indeed across the world.

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SES celebrates the DAFNI champions

Six researchers from SES institutions are among 12 DAFNI champions who will get early access to the £8m infrastructure modelling and visualisation platform.

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SES universities take leading role in coronavirus research

Researchers from across Science and Engineering South (SES) member institutions have joined the international response to the coronavirus in an effort to develop treatments, vaccinations and protect communities.

SES institutions to benefit from £14 million for HPC services

Researchers across the Science and Engineering South Consortium (SES) are to share the benefits of a £30 million investment in advanced supercomputing services.

Collaboration the Key to Unlocking Cells’ Secrets

Research outcomes can be strengthened hugely by working across disciplines and by combining complementary skills across institutions.

Trailblazing Training Adds to Chemistry’s Attraction

When designing new molecules for pharmaceutical and other uses, the key is to combine the right elements in the right way. The same is true …

Modelling the ‘Magic’: the Search for Nanocatalysts

The drive to design new materials with surprising capabilities is a fast-moving frontier of research – and computers are well-established as a crucial tool in …

Collaboration Casts New Light On Quantum Dots

As part of a close and fruitful collaboration dating back to 2003, Rachel Oliver, Professor of Materials Science at Cambridge, and Robert Taylor, Professor of …

Imaging Software Bring the Brain into Fuller Focus

Innovative software developed at the Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain (FMRIB) is on track to improve our understanding of the mind’s innermost …