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News stories archive - 2014

News stories archive - 2014

The speakers, the chairs and the sponsor of the telescope

400th Anniversary of Japan-British Relations

23 Jan 2014

A custom-made British telescope is a gift to the Japanese nation in place of the lost telescope sent by King James I as a rare gift to the Shogunate of Japan exactly 400 years ago.

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Rick Mitchell, Pieter Knook, Sam Beale

Inspiring research through industrial collaboration

22 Jan 2014

The Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge, supported by the Royal Academy of Engineering, has created a new post of Visiting Professor of Innovation.

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Hugh Hunt advises on record Speed attempt

21 Jan 2014

Motorcycle racer Guy Martin turned to the Department of Engineering for expert help in making his new Channel 4 television series, Speed.

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Mike Sharman 1933 - 2013

15 Jan 2014

Mike Sharman, a pioneering course director in manufacturing at the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge has died, aged 80.

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Institution of Civil Engineers honour for Dr Abir Al-Tabbaa

14 Jan 2014

Congratulations to Dr Abir Al-Tabbaa of the Department of Engineering who has been elected Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).

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Royal Academy of Engineering nominates its first female President

09 Jan 2014

The Royal Academy of Engineering has nominated Professor Dame Ann Dowling, Head of the Department of Engineering, as its first female President.

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Ross Henrywood is Undergraduate Visionary 2013

07 Jan 2014

PhD student Ross Henrywood has won the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) Undergraduate Visionary Award.

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Cells from the eye are inkjet-printed for the first time

06 Jan 2014

A group of researchers from Cambridge have used inkjet printing technology to successfully print cells taken from the eye for the very first time.

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