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News stories archive - 2015

News stories archive - 2015

The future of robotics based on biological principles

28 Jan 2015

The International Myorobotics Winter School and Workshop on “Future of Robotics Based on Biological Principles” was held here at the Department of Engineering

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Postdoctoral Fellowships programme for Israeli scientists

23 Jan 2015

A benefactor of the University of Cambridge, Leonard Blavatnik, has made a multi-million pound pledge to provide funding for Israeli scientists of outstanding ability to study in Cambridge.

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International recognition for Librarian

22 Jan 2015

Department of Engineering Librarian Niamh Tumelty has received the Bonnie Hilditch International Librarian Award.

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A bold new approach to training PhD students

19 Jan 2015

We are proud to announce that there are now nine Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Centres for Doctoral Training associated with the Department. 

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Ground-breaking moment as James Dyson Building comes to life

14 Jan 2015

Ground-breaking ceremony for James Dyson Building marks "very exciting times for engineering". 

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Practice really does make perfect

12 Jan 2015

A single skill can be learned faster if its follow-through motion is consistent, but multiple skills can be learned simultaneously if the follow-through motion is varied.

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Department authors get 'Texty'

09 Jan 2015

A book co-authored by academics from the Department of Engineering has earned a Texty Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA).

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Watts up - aeroplanes go hybrid-electric

06 Jan 2015

An aircraft with a parallel hybrid engine – the first ever to be able to recharge its batteries in flight – has been successfully tested in the UK.

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