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Electricity Access for All
How can we sustainably electrify parts of the world that don't currently have access to clean and reliable energy? How can we improve Sierra Leone's energy sector, so that its capital, Freetown, no longer has an average of 53 blackouts a day? These are just two of the important questions being tackled by Oxford researchers Dr Susann Stritzke...
What are Quantum Rainbows
After a long day on the road, you enter a tavern. You haven't seen it for quite some time and your weary feet are looking forward to a welcome rest. Surprisingly, the room is quite full, there’s people everywhere. Roughly in the centre of the room, there is a lone man sitting at a table, a mug...
‘What are Quantum Rainbows?’ you ask? Watch our animation and follow a tale of an intrepid explorer below, as we try to find out.
What is Machine Learning?
Machine learning is all around us; on our phones, powering social networks, helping the police and doctors, scientists and mayors. But how does it work? In this animation we take a look at how statistics and computer science can be used to make machines that learn.
Keeping Social Media Social
Social media has become a huge part of many of our lives. But do we really know where all that information goes? In this animation we look at the ways that research can help us understand the world on and offline through the lens of social media, and some of the questions it raises.