Department of Engineering

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The role of Engineering in International Development

06 Nov 2006

Professor Calestous Juma delivered The Royal Academy of Engineering’s 2006 Hinton Lecture on ‘Redesigning African Economies’.

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Open lecture - Hurricane Katrina: Geosystems in crisis

06 Nov 2006

Professor Thomas O'Rourke the Thomas R. Briggs Professor of Engineering at Cornell University will be giving a lecture here at the Department of Engineering on hurricane Katrina.

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Engineering for Sustainable Development

30 Oct 2006

The Department's MPhil in Sustainable Development has a bumper crop of 36 students this year from almost as many countries.

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Engineering Connections: Machines that make sense

30 Oct 2006

The Department is opening its doors on 29 November 2006 to showcase the world-leading research of its Information Engineering Division.

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Biomechanics of the carotid artery

25 Oct 2006

Dr Michael Sutcliffe and colleagues are studying the material, known as plaque, which is deposited on the walls of arteries that causes Atherosclerosis.

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Extending active living through more effective design

18 Oct 2006

The Department's Engineering Design Centre (EDC) has recently been awarded a major grant for a project on inclusive design titled "Extending active living through more effective design".

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Professor Zoubin Ghahramani in front of a graph visualising how people search for information on MSN.

Pushing the boundaries of search

09 Oct 2006

Zoubin Ghahramani, Professor of Information Engineering is one of 12 winners of a Microsoft Live Labs research award.

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A move towards understanding

04 Oct 2006

The Department's Professor Daniel Wolpert has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Programme Grant to study the computations the brain performs when controlling our movements.

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Project Nova takes to the skies

27 Sep 2006

A group of ambitious students from the Department have set themselves a sky-high goal – to launch a rocket into space for under £1000.

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What price alternative power sources?

20 Sep 2006

Dr William (Bill) Nuttall joined a broadcast discussion on the BBC Radio 4 programme 'The World Tonight' on 14th September.

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