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The James Dyson Award.

Introducing the National Winners of the 2020 James Dyson Award from around the world. The James Dyson Award celebrates the next generation of young engineers and designers, as well as their inventions.

Welcome to the Dyson Newsroom Archive.

  • The James Dyson Award winner of the USA, Aerolyze.

    September 17 2020

    Unlike traditional glucometers, this non-invasive device uses acetone breath analysis and artificial intelligence to monitor glucose levels and report results directly to the user’s smartphone or smartwatch.

  • Air quality data from San Francisco due to wildfires.

    September 14 2020

    Alongside devastating destruction, one of the main impacts of wildfires is the smoke that lingers for hours, days and sometimes weeks.

  • JDA winner aureus system technology

    Winning the inaugural Sustainability Award of the James Dyson Award 2020, 27-year-old Carvey Ehren Maigue is the mind behind AuREUS System Technology. We caught up with Carvey to hear about his journey so far, the inspiration behind his invention, what lies ahead and why persistence is key.

  • Child working efficiently using Dyson lighting.

    September 8 2020

    With more people than ever working from home, Dyson neuroscientist Dr Karen Dawe reveals her tips to use light to create a productive working environment.

  • A Dyson Pure Humidify + Cool air purifier

    August 21 2020

    Dyson Pure Humidify+Cool is the first humidifier purifier certified by the National Psoriasis Foundation. Dyson
    spoke with Julie Croner, health coach and Psoriasis advocate, about her life with psoriatic arthritis and her experience trying out the Dyson Pure Humidify+Cool.

  • Dyson engineer collecting air movement data.

    August 17 2020

    How do you recreate the beauty of a natural breeze indoors? We catch up with Associate Principal Engineer Tim Jukes on how 40 million data points, eight locations and one algorithm created the Breeze Mode function on the Dyson Pure Humidify+Cool.

  • Dyson Global Ambassador Jon Reyman speaks with a Dyson engineer.

    August 13 2020

    Dyson Global Styling Ambassador Jon Reyman shares why understanding your hair type is essential towards getting the style you want while keeping your hair healthy.

  • Inside the Dyson Demo Store in New York City

    August 10 2020

    Our Dyson Demo Stores are dedicated to offering customers a safe environment to experience our technology.

  • A family walks the street with an air quality backpack.

    July 31 2020

    From cooking and cleaning to a trip to the beach, Dyson’s air quality backpack tracks air pollution exposure throughout the daily routine of Australian Instagram influencer Leah Williams.

Dyson engineer sketchbook.

Doing more with less

By James Dyson

  • Summer fireworks cause major air pollution spikes

    July 29 2020

    As is tradition, many cities across the US celebrated America’s Independence Day by lighting up the sky with fireworks. While they look beautiful, there can be a downside to these celebratory explosions: air pollution.

  • A Dyson hair scientist examines strands of hair.

    July 17 2020

    With lockdown leading to a spike in DIY hairdressing, Dyson Senior Category Development Scientist, Lewis Oakley delves into the details of the damage caused to hair as a result of do-it-yourself cuts.   

  • James Dyson Award design

    July 17 2020

    Long standing James Dyson Award judge Peter Gammack reveals what makes an award-winning invention and what he hopes to see from the entrants this year.

  • A dog runs around the house, creating a mess.

    July 10 2020

    Dyson Engineers are obsessed with making machines that clean better, especially when it comes to pets and healthy homes. Here, James McCrea, Senior Mechanical Engineer at reveals his top tips and cleaning regime for pet owners.

  • A dog stares at its best friend, a Dyson vacuum.

    July 10 2020

    With many of our offices still closed, we asked Dyson people around the world to share photos of their new colleagues and share advice on how to remove pet hair from their home office environments.


  • Dyson Engineer conducting an experiment.

    July 10 2020

    Following on from the Challenge Cards, the James Dyson Foundation launches its latest engineering at home learning resource, Engineering solutions: Air pollution, to support teachers, parents and students with STEM activities during lockdown and the summer holidays.

  • Woman with a sheek hairstyle.

    June 30 2020

    Dyson Global Education Manager Amy Johnson shares her top five summer styles and how to achieve them using Dyson personal care technology.

  • Former James Dyson Award winner.

    June 23 2020

    Four previous winners of the award talk about their inventions, goals and advice for future engineering enthusiasts helping to #ShapeTheWorld

  • Dyson purifying fan

    June 16 2020

    Lockdown restrictions have resulted in a surge of indoor activity, impacting the quality of the air we breathe at home.

  • Dyson logo.

    June 12 2020

    Dyson's statement on racial equality and standing against racism.

  • Jen Atkin using the Dyson Corrale straightener.

    June 12 2020

    Dyson Global Styling Ambassador, Jen Atkin shares her insights on how increased time in lockdown has impacted summer hair trends.

  • Professional hair stylist head shots.

    June 12 2020

    Dyson is partnering with the Professional Beauty Association to support to the PBA COVID-19 Relief Fund to provide grants and weekly, exclusive webinars to out-of-work beauty professionals.

  • JDF Challenge Cards

    May 27 2020

    After sifting through the entries on social media, here’s our top five homemade engineering projects.

  • An air quality backpack

    May 27 2020

    Dyson announces global project using wearable air monitoring technology to investigate air quality changes in cities during and after the COVID-19 lockdown period.

  • CoVent ventilator in production.

    May 26 2020

    See how the Dyson team, from nearly every function, came together to help combat the COVID-19 crisis.

  • A Dyson engineer in a the separation systems lab.

    May 5 2020

    Dyson has spent years studyihng just what's in your carpet and floors, find out why.

  • Dyson engineers look at a vacuum cleanerhead.

    Spring clean like a Dyson engineer – Vacuum cleaning tips

    May 5 2020

    Learn from a Dyson engineer how to choose the right machine and get the most out of it.

  • A Dyson microbiologist.

    May 5 2020

    Research by the World Health Organisation found that we spend approximately 90% of our time indoor. ¹

  • Jen Atkin using the Dyson Corrale straightener

    April 27 2020

    Watch Dyson ambassadors Jen Atkin, Matt Collins and Larry King as they reveal their top tips for styling hair at home.

  • A Dyson Pure Humidify + Cool air purifier

    April 7 2020

    The new Dyson Pure Humidify+Cool™ machine is engineered to purify and humidify your whole room all year round.

  • March 31 2020

    Dyson announces the appointment of Roland Krueger as its new CEO.

  • A hangar at the Hullavington Campus in the UK.

    March 26 2020

    First established in peacetime and built on farmland the airfield opened as an RAF Flying Training Station on 6th June 1937.

  • Child taking part in the engineering at home challenge

    March 24 2020

    With schools closed and limited opportunities for outdoor activities, learning at home has become a challenge for parents all around the world. Helping combat the boredom, the James Dyson Foundation has 44 of the best science and engineering tasks to keep the mind ticking over during the isolation period.

  • March 19 2020

    We are looking for inventors solving big problems.

    This year there will be two winners – not one.

  • inside the technology of the Dyson Corrale straightener.

    March 19 2020

    Watch James Dyson and Dyson Ambassador Jen Atkin unveil the new Dyson Corrale™ straightener at its global launch event in Paris.

  • James Dyson holding a Dyson Corrale in the Dyson Demo store in Paris

    March 12 2020

    Check out the top photos from the livestream launch event for the new Dyson Corrale™ straightener.

  • Dyson V11 Outsize vacuum cleaner

    March 10 2020

    Offering the most powerful suction of any cordless vacuum.

  • Dyson Corrale straightener in docking station

    March 10 2020

    The Dyson Corrale™ straightener uses patented Dyson flexing plates that shape to gather hair, causing half the damage1, delivering enhanced styling, whilst also being cord-free.

  • Dyson Corrale straightener

    March 10 2020

    Get an inside look at the technology inside the new Dyson Corrale™ straightener, including the flexing plates, designed to reduce heat damage when styling your hair.

  • Model with straight hair

    March 10 2020

    Everything you need to do know to get volume and movement with the Dyson Corrale™ straightener.

  • Model with straight hair

    March 10 2020

    Learn how to achieve a straight and sleek look with the Dyson Corrale™ straightener.

  • Model with straight hair

    March 10 2020

    Here’s how to get a straight and smooth style with the Dyson Corrale™ straightener.

  • Press release motif

    March 5 2020

    At their best so-called functional tones should be the subtle sonic signposts that guide us through our increasingly tech-driven lives. But at their worst they are just more irritating noise pollution. One Dyson engineer asks: “Is it time to redesign beeps?"

  • Model showing her hair using Dyson Supersonic

    March 5 2020

    Anthony Turner takes you backstage with Dyson to find out the inspiration behind the looks and how the Dyson Supersonic brought the looks to life.

  • Model showing her hair using Dyson Supersonic

    March 5 2020

    Hear from James Pecis, Bob Recine, Jawara, and Jon Reyman on how the Dyson Supersonic brings looks to life during Fashion Week.

  • New York Fashion Week

    February 17 2020

    Dyson goes backstage at New York Fashion Week to ask models and stylists what hair means to them.

  • New York Fashion Week

    February 17 2020

    This study equipped school age children with the technology, in their backpacks, to map out London's air quality.

  • Press release motif
    Air purifier filter.

    February 5 2020

    In conjunction with the ACT Education Directorate, 400 purifiers will be donated to 88 schools.

  • Press release motif
    A Dyson Lightcycle Morph light.

    January 28 2020

    New Dyson light tracks natural day light and intelligently transforms for different uses – providing the right light at the right time, precisely where it is needed.

  • Press release motif
    Dyson link app enabled products

    January 21 2020

    Dyson Shanghai Technology Lab launches Dyson Link Mini Program to provide owners a supplementary platform to elevate their Dyson experience.

  • Tripple launch

    Dyson On: Dyson Year in Review: 2019

    January 13 2020

    Dyson’s technology ambitions and global growth did not slow down in 2019.  The year saw massive innovation and development in Dyson’s technology, spaces and among its people, as it seeks to inspire the next generation of engineers. Here are some of the highlights.

  • Oxford beauty lab

    A London blow-dry engineered to give healthier looking hair.

    January 13 2020

    Dyson officially opens the doors to its new Beauty Lab, which is situated above the Dyson Demo Store on Oxford Street, London.

  • Young engineers take on a James Dyson Foundation challenge card.

    Dyson On: Addressing the skills shortage

    January 6 2019

    The James Dyson Foundation (JDF) has been working with schools in Bath in an effort to transform the way that Design and Technology (D&T) is taught and to address the subject’s decline.

  • A winner of the James Dyson Award

    Marine bioplastics nets UK National James Dyson Award 2019

    November 21 2019

    University of Sussex students invents award-winning plastic alternative made of organic marine waste.

  • Patent drawing of the Dyson car

    JDA International Winner 2019

    November 21 2019

    James Dyson has chosen MarinaTex as the International Winner of the James Dyson Award 2019. Thank you to all of our brilliant entrants for making the judging so difficult. We'll be back in 2020!

  • A young engineer.

    October 12 2019

    The James Dyson Award international top 20 shortlist is made up of inventions that have the potential to transform the way we live and address global environmental challenges.

  • A Dyson Airblade 9kj hand dryer in a bathroom.

    Dyson launches the Airblade 9kJ hand dryer

    12 October 2019

    With a completely unique design and cutting-edge technology, the Dyson Airblade 9kJ hand dryer enables people to dry their hands quickly and hygienically, while using low energy and offering an alternative to single-use paper towels.

  • A Dysn Airblade 9kj hand dryer.

    Dyson Airblade 9kJ 

    October 12 2019

    The Dyson Airblade 9kJ hand dryer has been in development for more than three years, with more than 700 prototypes made.