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Drone and city skyline

Real-time drone intent monitoring could enable safer use of drones and prevent a repeat of 2018 Gatwick incident

16 Sep 2021

An approach to help prevent incidents like the disruption at Gatwick Airport, where possible drone sightings at the perimeter of the airport caused the cancellation of hundreds of flights.

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New Granta Design Lectureship in Engineering

15 Sep 2021

Burigede Liu has been appointed the new Granta Design Lectureship in Engineering.

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Umang Bhatt​

Umang Bhatt accepted into the Turing Enrichment Scheme at the Alan Turing Institute

13 Sep 2021

PhD student and Mozilla Fellow Umang Bhatt has been accepted into the Turing Enrichment Scheme for 2021 at the Alan Turing Institute.

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Gates Cambridge class of 2021 – Amy Jin

08 Sep 2021

It was during time spent volunteering as an aquarist, that Amy Jin became interested in how complex mechanisms in nature could be used to generate innovative human health solutions. 

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Scientists set out immediate actions and future research priorities to help UK to reach net zero target

06 Sep 2021

A new paper by leading UK scientists sets out key solutions and policy actions that should be implemented now, as well as priority research areas for the next decade.

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Cambridge alumna to fly to the International Space Station on her first-ever spaceflight

02 Sep 2021

NASA astronaut Kayla Barron will experience her first spaceflight when she serves as a mission specialist for the agency’s SpaceX Crew-3 mission to the International Space Station. 

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New research project aims to make the UK a global leader in digital roads technology

31 Aug 2021

Our engineers will explore how Digital Twins, smart materials, data science and robotic monitoring can work together to develop a connected physical and digital road infrastructure system.

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Stephanie Adeyemo awarded an IET Postgraduate Prize

26 Aug 2021

PhD student Stephanie Adeyemo has been announced a winner of the 2021 IET Postgraduate Prize that will allow her to explore new ideas through the course of her research.

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Cambridge leads multidisciplinary team in development of a simulator to accelerate the path to net zero flight

25 Aug 2021

The University of Cambridge has today (25 August) announced the launch of the Aviation Impact Accelerator (AIA).

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Smartphone screens effective sensors for soil or water contamination

23 Aug 2021

The touchscreen technology used in billions of smartphones and tablets could also be used as a powerful sensor, without the need for any modifications.

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