Department of Engineering

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What makes a good lecturer?

14 Apr 2004

Congratulations to John O'Brien who has been awarded the first prize of £150 in the LTSN Engineering Student Awards 2003-2004 for his essay on 'What makes a good engineering lecturer?'.

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Lost in the City?

09 Apr 2004

Professor Roberto Cipolla and Duncan Robertson's 'Photo Recognition' software is featured in a recent issue of the New Scientist.

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GW Gray Medal

08 Apr 2004

Professor Bill Crossland has been awarded the prestigious GW Gray Medal for his contributions to research in the field of liquid crystals technology, displays and spatial light modulators.

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From pogos to pencils - deployable structures explained

02 Apr 2004

Sergio Pellegrino's deployable structures have hit the headlines again - this time in American Scientist (March-April issue, 2004).

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Project launch pad

17 Mar 2004

Around 200 children will be visiting the Department this week to attend an event as part of the Cambridge Science Festival.

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Winning image

10 Mar 2004

The winning image in the photo competition recently held at the Department of Engineering was taken by Ghim Wei Ho, a PhD student working for Professor Mark Welland at the Nanoscience Centre.

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Engineering events for the Science Festival

05 Mar 2004

Budding engineers are invited to make and race a kit car this year, in the Large Exam Hall on the New Museum Site, on Saturday 13th March, at the opening of this year's Science Festival.

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Patient Safety - a study that could save lives

27 Feb 2004

In the USA it is estimated that at least 44,000, and perhaps as many as 98,000 die in hospitals each year as a result of medical errors.

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2nd Annual Lecture Series in Sustainable Development

18 Feb 2004

Titles for the 2nd Annual Lecture Series in Sustainable Development, 2004 organised by The Cambridge University Department of Engineering's Centre for Sustainable Development are released.

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Software Sourcing - how to do it

28 Jan 2004

Embedded software provides product functionality, and can be found increasingly in a variety of products from cars and washing machines to mobile phones and audio systems.

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