Department of Engineering

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Cambridge academics to share latest research at Pint of Science festival

10 May 2017

Academics from the Department of Engineering will discuss their research findings in pubs across Cambridge next week as part of the popular Pint of Science festival.

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Cambridge start-up wins big at annual Business Weekly Awards

09 May 2017

A Cambridge start-up created out of a research group at the Department of Engineering has won a prestigious award.

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Department awarded Silver in Athena SWAN scheme

08 May 2017

Positive steps taken by the Department to promote a culture in which all staff and students feel valued, respected and supported, have been acknowledged by the Athena SWAN scheme.

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Cambridge finish in the top 10 and secure place in final of construction competition

05 May 2017

Two teams of Cambridge Engineering students have achieved second and ninth place in the first phase of a global construction competition, with one team through to the final. 

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Alumni stories: Mechanical engineer to start-up entrepreneur

04 May 2017

Engineering alumnus Christopher Pavlou (Jesus 2009) shares his story.

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University of Cambridge looking for first Professor of Innovation

02 May 2017

The University of Cambridge is to appoint its first Professor of Innovation, funded by an inventor with more than 400 patents to his name.

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Cambridge lecturer moves one step closer to becoming Canada’s next astronaut

26 Apr 2017

Dr Jenni Sidey has made it through to the final rounds of assessments in the Canadian Space Agency’s (CSA) Astronaut Recruitment Campaign.

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Cambridge professor and graduate nominated for 2017 WIRED Smart List

26 Apr 2017

A Cambridge professor and an alumnus have been nominated for the 2017 WIRED Smart List after being identified as individuals who will become ‘global forces’ in the future.

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Gates Cambridge Scholar and his supervisor win prestigious grant

24 Apr 2017

Paulo Savaget and his supervisor Professor Steve Evans have won a prestigious grant for a project helping low-income entrepreneurs in Brazil.

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Mechatronics lecturer wins award to investigate commercialisation potential of farm robotics research

19 Apr 2017

Cambridge mechatronics expert Dr Fumiya Iida has won a scientific award of £50,000 to develop state-of-the-art robotics technology for use in agriculture.

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