Department of Engineering

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Motion capture techniques used to improve the treatment of dogs with joint pain

08 Mar 2018

Dogs with diseased elbows may benefit from a new collaborative study between the Departments of Engineering and Veterinary Medicine.

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Engineering-related talks and activities feature at Cambridge Science Festival

05 Mar 2018

Engaging talks and hands-on activities, tours and workshops aim to lift the lid on the world of science, engineering, and technology at the 2018 Cambridge Science Festival.

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Photography Competition 2018

05 Mar 2018

Help us to show off the varied world of engineering by entering your photos and videos into our annual Photography Competition, sponsored by ZEISS (Scanning electron microscopy division).

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Microsoft Prize for tool that aims to improve internet browsing for the visually impaired

01 Mar 2018

A Cambridge student working on a prize-winning computer plugin for the visually impaired is asking for feedback from potential users to help further its development.

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Alumni Stories: Becoming Wind Pioneers

01 Mar 2018

Alumnus Jerry Randall is a specialist wind engineer with a wealth of experience working on wind farm projects across South and Southeast Asia.

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Alumna’s potential recognised by New Civil Engineer and the Institution of Civil Engineers

27 Feb 2018

Alumna Charlotte Murphy (Girton, 2016) has been named New Civil Engineer Consultant Graduate of the Year 2017.

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Self-assembling peptides and the fight against obesity and diabetes

22 Feb 2018

A collaboration between the Department’s Nanoscience Centre and MedImmune is taking great strides towards safer and more effective treatment of type 2 diabetes and obesity. 

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Zero gravity graphene promises success in space

21 Feb 2018

In a series of exciting experiments, Cambridge researchers experienced weightlessness testing graphene’s application in space.
 

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Improving the shopping experience on mobiles

19 Feb 2018

Shopping on mobiles could become easier thanks to a new global standard for product images.

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Royal Institution announces Dr Shaun Fitzgerald FREng as its new Director

12 Feb 2018

The Royal Institution of Great Britain (Ri), home of the world famous Christmas Lectures, has announced the appointment of Dr Shaun Fitzgerald FREng as its new Director.

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