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News stories archive - 2014

News stories archive - 2014

Time to engineer some happiness

23 Sep 2014

The civil engineers behind some of the capital’s most iconic infrastructure projects have put on their dancing shoes.

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Costain secures US Innovation award for the M4L project

22 Sep 2014

Costain, the lead industry partner in the research project Materials for Life, won a category award at the Fiatech Celebration of Technology Innovation (CETI) Awards ceremony.

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Good vibrations for Forth Road Bridge

18 Sep 2014

A team of Cambridge Engineers are preparing to monitor and protect the Forth Road Bridge well into the future.

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Professor Dame Ann Dowling

Royal Academy of Engineering celebrates its first female President

17 Sep 2014

Professor Dame Ann Dowling DBE FREng FRS succeeds Sir John Parker GBE FREng as President of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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A success in Managed Pressure Drilling

15 Sep 2014

Alumnus, Mohamed Mashaal, was part of a team at BP who, following three failed attempts, successfully managed to drill an extended reach well from the Harding Platform in the North Sea.

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Nanotechnology used to create next-generation holograms for information storage

11 Sep 2014

Holograms made of tiny particles of silver could double the amount of information that can be stored in digital optical devices, such as sensors, displays and medical imaging devices.

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First graphene-based flexible display produced

08 Sep 2014

A flexible display incorporating graphene in its pixels’ electronics has been successfully demonstrated by the Cambridge Graphene Centre and Plastic Logic.

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University spin-out wins green award

03 Sep 2014

University of Cambridge spin-out Reduse has won the Venture Competition, organised by the Climate-KIC UK, the EU’s main climate innovation initiative.

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Changing global diets is vital to reducing climate change

01 Sep 2014

Healthier diets and reducing food waste are part of a combination of solutions needed to ensure food security and avoid dangerous climate change, say the team behind a new study.

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Best paper award at the 21st International Workshop: Intelligent Computing in Engineering

28 Aug 2014

Stefania C. Radopoulou, PhD student at the CIT lab, and Dr Ioannis Brilakis, Laing O'Rourke Lecturer of Construction Engineering, have been awarded the best paper award.

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