Department of Engineering

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Adarsh Ganesan wins IET Hudswell International Research Scholarship

17 Jul 2018

Adarsh Ganesan (Queens’ College, 2018) has been awarded an IET scholarship worth £5,000 in recognition of his PhD dissertation on phononic frequency combs.

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How microchips could help detect prostate cancer

16 Jul 2018

Professor of Electronic Engineering Andrew Flewitt is working with researchers at the Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Cambridge Centre on a more accurate PSA blood test to detect prostate cancer.

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Using systems approaches within health care improvement

12 Jul 2018

An open day to investigate using systems approaches within health care improvement was held at the Department of Engineering. 

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A new era for apprenticeships at Cambridge

10 Jul 2018

New standards and funding arrangements for apprenticeships offer opportunities to expand training provision for both new and existing staff.

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Paper on autonomous vehicle detection system receives prestigious award

09 Jul 2018

Engineering PhD alumnus Dr Bella Nguyen and Dr Ioannis Brilakis, Laing O'Rourke Reader in Construction Engineering, have been presented with the 2018 John O. Bickel Award.

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Owlstone Medical scoops the UK’s most prestigious award for engineering innovation

04 Jul 2018

Owlstone Medical, creators of a Breath Biopsy platform that could save the global healthcare system more than $1.5billion, has won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s 2018 MacRobert Award

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Institute for Manufacturing Design Show 2018

03 Jul 2018

In the first year of the two-year Manufacturing Engineering Tripos (MET) course at the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), students develop a new product, with real business potential.

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Cutting-edge biosensing research to be celebrated at Royal Society Exhibition

27 Jun 2018

The Cambridge Centre for Doctoral Training in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology has been selected to showcase its cutting-edge biosensing research at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition.

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Alumni stories: Conservation Engineer makes the Telegraph’s ‘Top 50 Women in Engineering’ list

25 Jun 2018

Chartered Mechanical Engineer Nicola Grahamslaw (St Catharine’s, 2008) has been named by The Telegraph as one of its ‘Top 50 Women in Engineering’ for 2018.

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What causes the sound of a dripping tap – and how do you stop it?

25 Jun 2018

Scientists have solved the riddle behind one of the most recognisable, and annoying, household sounds: the dripping tap. And crucially, they have also identified a simple solution to stop it.

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