Department of Engineering

Latest news

Latest news


The Journal of Physics list their leading articles of 2005

19 Apr 2006

An article by Dr Colm Durkan and Wing-Tat Pong from the Department's Nanoscale Science Laboratory has been selected as one of the leading articles published in the Journal of Physics in 2005.

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Grand Challenges

12 Apr 2006

The Department of Engineering is one of a select group of UK academic institutions that will tackle the challenges facing manufacturing in the 21st Century.

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EPSRC award £1.4 million to fund a 'Smart infrastructure' project

05 Apr 2006

Dr Kenichi Soga, Dr Campbell Middleton, Professor Robert Mair and Dr Peter Bennett are part of a team who have been awarded £1.4 million from an EPSRC project.

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Plug-in solar power award

29 Mar 2006

New technology could enable people to generate their own power economically at home and then feed it into the national grid on a very small scale.

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Accurate targeting of radiotherapy for breast cancer treatment

22 Mar 2006

A revolutionary way of targeting breast cancer tumours has been developed by the Department of Engineering's Medical Imaging group.

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8m diameter tunnelling machine

Professor Robert Mair will give the 2006 Rankine Lecture

20 Mar 2006

This year's Rankine Lecture entitled 'Tunnelling and Geotechnics - New Horizons', will be given by Professor Robert Mair.

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Experiments with a virtual violin

15 Mar 2006

The question of why some violins are so much more valuable than others has fascinated musicians and scientists for a long time.

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Epson Photography Competition at the Department of Engineering

08 Mar 2006

This year's photography competition, open to all staff and students in the Department, is sponsored by Epson UK.

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Assessing bridge strength

01 Mar 2006

Dr Campbell Middleton has secured funding for a project to investigate the benefits of a new technique for assessing the load carrying capacity of concrete bridges in the UK.

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Fusion Island

22 Feb 2006

Dr Bill Nuttall has won an award at the East of England Energy Group's (EEEGR) 3rd Annual Innovation Awards.

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