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News stories archive - 2018

News stories archive - 2018

Making a global impact: self-healing concrete

05 Dec 2018

Cambridge research into self-healing concrete and other intelligent infrastructure materials has featured on BBC World News, BBC Breakfast and BBC Look East as part of a special programme.

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Opinion: COP24 – here’s what must be agreed to keep warming at 1.5°C

03 Dec 2018

As the COP24 climate summit begins in Poland, Dr Hugh Hunt shares just what it will take to limit global warming to 1.5°C, as outlined in the 2015 Paris Agreement.

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Professor Richard Prager

Professor Richard Prager is the new Head of Department

03 Dec 2018

Professor Prager formally took up the position on 1 December 2018, succeeding Professor Cardwell, who led the Department for four years.

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Professor P. John Clarkson receives the Sir Misha Black Medal for Distinguished Services to Design Education

29 Nov 2018

The 40th Anniversary Sir Misha Black Medal for Distinguished Services to Design Education has been awarded to Professor P. John Clarkson, Professor of Engineering Design. 

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Professor's outstanding achievements honoured with award

26 Nov 2018

Professor Florin Udrea has been announced the winner of a major award which honours outstanding achievements in nanoscience and nanotechnology.

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Engineering artistry on show in the Department’s Photography Competition

22 Nov 2018

The variety and beauty of engineering has been captured in prize-winning imagery submitted into our 2018 ZEISS Photography Competition.

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Ramit Debnath

Measuring well being in India's urban slums

19 Nov 2018

Ramit Debnath's PhD focuses on sustainable development of urban slums.

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Cambridge secures £1.6 million to develop low cost digital tools for SMEs

14 Nov 2018

The University of Cambridge has been awarded £1.6 million grant funding to help support the translation of digital capabilities into the manufacturing sector.

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The Institution of Structural Engineers best Research into Practice paper

08 Nov 2018

Chris Burgoyne and former student Owen Mitchell have been awarded "Best Research into Practice Paper Prize" for their paper on "Prestressing in Coventry Cathedral"

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Alumnus John Parker awarded the Milne medal

07 Nov 2018

The IABSE have announced that this year's winner of the coveted Milne Medal is alumnus John Parker, Director of Building Structures at WSP in the UK.

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