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A scatter graph shows what is visible via Project Odysseus’ online interface.

Researchers scoop ‘best paper’ award for AI vision-based social distancing monitoring tool

22 Apr 2024

Researchers behind an AI vision-based monitoring tool – used to track social distancing decisions in London during the COVID-19 pandemic – have accepted the Wilkes Award 2024 for "best paper"

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Professor Steven Barrett

Steven Barrett appointed Regius Professor of Engineering

18 Apr 2024

An expert on the environmental impacts of aviation, Barrett joins the University of Cambridge from MIT.

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Professor Albert Guillén i Fàbregas awarded European Research Council funding

16 Apr 2024

Outstanding research leaders awarded ERC Advanced Grants providing the opportunity to pursue ambitious, curiosity-driven projects that could lead to major scientific breakthroughs.

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A close-up of a cricket batting pad being used during play, alongside a photo of Dr Shah wearing cricket gear.

Batting a path to sustainable cricket innovation – new research to help tackle kit wastage

11 Apr 2024

A new research project aims to challenge existing “wasteful” practices in the design and production of cricket gear – and help preserve and grow the UK cottage industry supporting it.

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Juyeon Heo

Juyeon Heo receives an Apple Scholar in AIML PhD fellowship

08 Apr 2024

Juyeon Heo's research aims to build trustworthy AI in healthcare, focusing on the generalisability and interpretability of Deep Neural Networks and Large Language Models.

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PhD students Teja Potočnik and David Hardman stand next to their research posters.

Cambridge engineering PhD research presented at Parliament

03 Apr 2024

PhD students Teja Potočnik and David Hardman showcased their engineering research at Parliament to politicians and a panel of expert judges, as part of the STEM for BRITAIN poster competition

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Global call for collaborators: New GOAL-Trauma study seeks to advance trauma care worldwide

27 Mar 2024

Every year, over 5M people die from traumatic injuries worldwide. The GOAL-Trauma study, is looking for collaborators from hospitals to assess trauma care.

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Interdisciplinary research on decarbonisation and low carbon energy given funding boost

25 Mar 2024

A number of Cambridge engineers have secured funding for various research projects focused on decarbonisation and low carbon energy.

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Dr Amparo Güemes and colleagues at the Bioelectronics Labs at the Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics

Clinician Engineer Hub international student programme

21 Mar 2024

The Clinician Engineer Hub hosted an international student to meet faculty specialising in biomedical engineering research.

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Sensors made from ‘frozen smoke’ can detect toxic formaldehyde in homes and offices

18 Mar 2024

Researchers have developed a sensor made from ‘frozen smoke’ that uses AI techniques to detect formaldehyde in real time at concentrations as low as eight parts per billion.

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