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News stories archive - 2013

News stories archive - 2013

Testing the water

16 Oct 2013

A new online tool enables users to assess not only how much water we use and for what, but also how we can mitigate future scarcity.

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Tate Modern extension, London (currently under construction).

Dr Mauro Overend recognised for 'outstanding achievement' in structural engineering

14 Oct 2013

Dr Mauro Overend has become the first UK-based engineer to be awarded the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE) prize.

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International Conference in Engineering Education for Sustainable Development

The 6th International Conference in Engineering Education for Sustainable Development

10 Oct 2013

Over 160 participants from 24 countries gathered at Robinson College for the 6th International Conference in Engineering Education for Sustainable Development (EESD).

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Dr Richard Turner

Noises off: the machine that rubs out noise

03 Oct 2013

What if hearing device wearers could filter out troublesome sounds and focus on the voices they want to hear? Engineer Dr Richard Turner believes that this is becoming a possibility.

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The shape of things to come

02 Oct 2013

Researchers are providing a vision for creatively rethinking how the manufacturing industry can perform sustainably in a changing world.

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Athena SWAN equality award for Department

26 Sep 2013

The Department of Engineering is proud to announce that it has won an Athena SWAN bronze award.

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Tanvir Qureshi, first year PhD student in civil engineering

Tanvir Qureshi wins award at International Self-healing Materials Conference

23 Sep 2013

Tanvir Qureshi was the proud recipient of the 'Wiley Poster Award' at the 4th International Conference on Self-Healing Materials, for the best poster in the Construction Materials category.

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Landfill site in Poland. The toolkit aims to encourage manufacturers to consider reusability, reparability and recycling at ever

Online aid for sustainable businesses

18 Sep 2013

A new online toolkit for manufacturers and retailers has been released to enable users to pinpoint areas in which their businesses could be more environmentally sustainable and profitable.

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The team behind Element Weather Station

New manufacturing innovations unveiled at student Design Show 2013

11 Sep 2013

Ten innovative design projects were on display at the Department of Engineering's Institute for Manufacturing to mark the end of a year-long project.

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Funmi, at a location in the Niger Delta area, taken last summer when collecting soil samples for laboratory testing

Cambridge in Africa Programme to facilitate trial road construction in the Niger Delta

03 Sep 2013

The trial construction of a road in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria made possible through Cambridge-Africa Alborada Research Fund

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