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One of the wards in the hospital at Scutari (Turkey) (Crimean War 1856)

Healthcare professionals and engineers partner to test new engineering model for health and social care improvement

25 Sep 2017

Applying a more holistic or ‘joined-up’ systems approach to health and social care provision could help transform the way these essential services

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Creating a legacy: Cambridge hosts world’s leading conference on shaping metal

21 Sep 2017

A conference dubbed the ‘Olympics of Metal Forming’ was hosted by the Department of Engineering this week, including a new activity to attract more young people into the metals industry.

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Zero-gravity: graphene for space applications

19 Sep 2017

The Cambridge Graphene Centre has begun a programme to test the viability of graphene for space applications.

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Tim Minshall

Cambridge appoints new Professor of Innovation

18 Sep 2017

Tim Minshall has been appointed as the inaugural Dr John C Taylor Professor of Innovation, a new post that will build on the University’s strengths in science, engineering, entrepreneurship.

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Professors Julian Allwood and Richard Prager elected Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering

11 Sep 2017

Congratulations to Professors Julian Allwood and Richard Prager on being elected Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Top British entry sets off for World Solar Challenge 2017

06 Sep 2017

With the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge drawing closer, Cambridge University Eco Racing has embarked on the first stage leading up to one of the greatest automotive challenges in the world

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Alumni stories: Changing the face of humanitarian aid in Nepal

30 Aug 2017

Abi Bush, Manufacturing Engineering graduate (2014) from the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), was based in Nepal in 2016, and works for non-profit organisation Field Ready.

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Cambridge students battle to be named the masters of LEGO in new TV show

25 Aug 2017

Engineering students James Gard and Jamil Jami are competing in a new Channel 4 series to win the title of ‘LEGO Masters’.

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The girl who defied convention to become an electrical engineer

24 Aug 2017

Postgraduate Nikita Hari did exceptionally well at school and university. But she didn’t see herself as a high flyer until a chance meeting helped change her mind. Now she inspires others.

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Dr Jenni Sidey wins prestigious Young Engineer of the Year Award

21 Aug 2017

Lecturer Dr Jenni Sidey has been honoured with an award by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) in recognition of the ‘major impact’ she has made in the field early on in her career.

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