Department of Engineering

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Manufacturing and COVID-19 – navigating the way forward

20 Mar 2020

The global manufacturing community has been called upon to help bolster the supply of ventilators and ventilator components across the UK as part of the Government's response to COVID-19.

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Alumna’s idea for a fast solar-powered aircraft recognised by Forbes Poland

16 Mar 2020

Alumna Natalia Narożańska has been announced the winner of the New Technologies category in the '25 Under 25 List' compiled by Forbes Poland and McKinsey & Company. 

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Elisabeth Gill with her 2019 prize winning photo

The Department launches its 17th Annual Photography Competition

12 Mar 2020

We are excited to announce the launch of the 17th Annual Photography Competition at the Department of Engineering, kindly sponsored by ZEISS (Scanning electron microscopy division).

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A creative approach to tackling the AI gender imbalance

09 Mar 2020

Turing Fellow Professor Mihaela van der Schaar shares her thoughts on the opportunities available in engineering for women and young girls.

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Women in Engineering: an interview with Didem Gurdur Broo

05 Mar 2020

We meet Didem Gurdur Broo, Research Associate at the Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC).

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Dan Bernasconi

Alumni Profile: Dan Bernasconi

02 Mar 2020

Alumnus Dan Bernasconi is the Emirates Team New Zealand Head of Design and a central figure in the development of the winning boat in the America's Cup yacht race in 2017.

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Cambridge researchers advise county council on net zero policy actions

28 Feb 2020

A team of early-career researchers from the University of Cambridge are working with the county council to identify the best ways for Cambridgeshire to reach net zero emissions.

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Cambridge lecturer interviewed for Discovery Channel documentary series

26 Feb 2020

Dr Kristen MacAskill has been interviewed by the Discovery Channel for two episodes of the Disasters Engineered documentary series currently airing in the UK

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The climate crisis: towards zero carbon

26 Feb 2020

David Attenborough, Jane Goodall and leading Cambridge University researchers talk about the urgency of climate crisis and some of the solutions that will take us towards zero carbon.

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Join us at the 2020 Cambridge Science Festival

24 Feb 2020

Demonstrations of bio-inspired robotics, laser lab tours, and the world of self-healing concrete, are among the topics being explored at the Cambridge Science Festival (9-22 March).

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