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Eleanor Stride

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Eleanor Stride obtained her BEng and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from University College London, where she subsequently appointed to a lectureship and a Royal Academy of Engineering and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Research Fellowship. In 2011 she was awarded an EPSRC Challenging Engineering grant and joined the Biomedical Ultrasonics, Biotherapy and Biopharmaceutical Laboratory (BUBBL) in the Oxford Institute of Biomedical Engineering, where she became a Professor in 2014. Her main research interest is the development of systems that integrate medical imaging and therapy. She has published 135 refereed journal papers, 4 book chapters and presented over 100 conference papers. Her work has also led to the development of new patented technologies for the preparation of microbubble suspensions for ultrasound imaging and drug delivery and she has set up a spin-out company in this area. Her work has been recognized through the award of a Philip Leverhulme prize, The EPSRC & Journal of the Royal Society Interface Award, the Engineering Medal at the Parliamentary Science, Engineering & Technology for Britain awards, the Bruce Lindsay Award from the Acoustical Society of America and the IET A F Harvey prize.  In 2016 she was recognised as one of the 50 most influential women in Engineering.

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Tuesday 25th Apr 2017, 11.15am

What does Hollywood get right and wrong when science is in the storyline?

In this week’s episode of the Oxford Sparks Big Questions podcast we are diving into the world of TV and films and looking at what comes first: the science or the storyline?

We take a look at popular films including: Star Wars, The Martian, Gravity, Terminator, Chain Reaction as well as popular TV drama Mr Robot.

To help us find the answer we visited a number of University of...

What does Hollywood get right and wrong when science is in the storyline?
Tuesday 6th Dec 2016, 10.00am

Can bubbles cure cancer?

What do you think of when you hear the word ‘bubble?’  Does it make you think of soap bubbles you would have blown when you were a small child?

In our latest podcast, as part of The Big Question series, we ask Professor Eleanor Stride from Oxford University's Institute of Biomedical Engineering whether bubbles can be used help cure cancer.

Prof Eleanor Stride