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The CUER team's new solar-powered racing car design

New British Entry to the World Solar Challenge

18 Mar 2009

Cambridge University Eco Racing (CUER) has released images of the team's new solar-powered racing car design.

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Keith Guy FRAEng, the chairman of the panel of judges (left) with Dr Hugh Hunt

Hugh Hunt receives ExxonMobil Excellence in Teaching Award

16 Mar 2009

Congratulations to Dr Hugh Hunt who has been awarded the Royal Academy of Engineering ExxonMobil Excellence in Teaching Award.

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Tokyo tower from Rainbow Bridge

EDC graduates participated in the 48-Hour Inclusive Design Challenge in Tokyo

04 Mar 2009

Five research students and Lecturer Nathan Crilly from the Department's Engineering Design Centre (EDC) took part in the 48-Hour Inclusive Design Challenge in Tokyo

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61159 running light engine near Potters Bar 15 Sept 1962

Father of modern tunnelling Sir Alan Muir Wood dies at 87

02 Mar 2009

Sir Alan worked on many of the 20th century's great tunnelling projects, including the Channel Tunnel and the Jubilee Line Extension.

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Dynamic interaction of the driver and vehicle will be the subject of several presentations at the seminar

Vehicle Dynamics and Control Seminar 2009

27 Feb 2009

A one-day seminar to explore recent developments in the design and analysis of vehicle dynamic behaviour will be held at the Department of Engineering.

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Joint runner-up Chris Lonergan

New Civil Engineer Graduate Awards

25 Feb 2009

A last minute surprise awaited winners of the New Civil Engineer (NCE) Graduate Awards when prize money was increased by 50% in recognition of their exceptional talent.

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The Bridge of Sighs by eviltomthai

Celebrate the Engineering and History of the Bridges of the River Cam

20 Feb 2009

Cambridge University Engineering Department invites you to celebrate the world famous bridges of the river Cam and the progress in Engineering over the last 800 years.

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The Chancellor is shown the Cambridge University ECO Racing vehicle by Anthony Law, team manager

The Chancellor, His Royal Highness Prince Philip visits the Department of Engineering

16 Feb 2009

The Chancellor, His Royal Highness Prince Philip, and the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alison Richard, visited the Department on Thursday 12th February.

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Nanoflower

A new centre will generate the scientists needed for Britain's future

16 Feb 2009

The University of Cambridge has won funding for a new centre that will help generate the scientists needed for Britain's future.

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From left to right: Bill Crossland, Shinichi Sasagawa, Bill Milne, Peter Woodland, Ian White and Terry Clapp

Enhancing CAPE-abilities in photonics and electronics

11 Feb 2009

A unique model of industrial-academic partnership is demonstrating how UK Research and Development can stay ahead of the game in a rapidly moving electronics market.

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