Department of Engineering

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Shreya Singhal

Biomedical Engineering Award for the study of cochlear implants

07 Apr 2021

Shreya Singhal has won the IMechE Vicon Best Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Award for her project developing a platform for the study of cochlear implants.

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Alumnus Fotis Fotiadis, CEO and Co-Founder of Better Origin

Alumni profile: Fotis Fotiadis CEO and Co-Founder of Better Origin

01 Apr 2021

Alumnus Fotis Fotiadis is CEO and Co-Founder of Better Origin, a company pioneering the transformation of organic waste into high quality functional animal feed.

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Women in Engineering: an interview with PhD student Jana Skirnewskaja

29 Mar 2021

A curious mind, an interest in technology and a hunger for opportunity were what it took for Jana Skirnewskaja to begin her journey in engineering. 

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Data-Centric Engineering Webinar Series

25 Mar 2021

A programme of virtual events about data-centric engineering will begin on 7 April, running monthly until October, with talks from experts in the field and those in industry. 

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New book ‘Four Futures, One Choice’ looks at the future of the built environment

24 Mar 2021

A new book paints a picture of how the choices we make today are vital in shaping our future built environment world – and asks us all to decide what sort of society we want to live in.

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Graphene could one day be used to make quick, reliable tests for viruses like SARS-CoV-2

22 Mar 2021

In this article from The Conversation, Dr Luigi G. Occhipinti, Director of Research in Graphene and Related Technologies, discusses potential applications of graphene in point-of-care tests.

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Bioelectronics researcher secures prestigious fellowship

18 Mar 2021

Dr Scott Keene, Research Associate in Neurotechnology, has been awarded a major research fellowship by the European Commission. 

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Have a green flight!

15 Mar 2021

A carbon-neutral economy in 50 years? Maybe. But what if we were to go faster? Professor Rob Miller says that it is time to completely rethink the schedule.

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International Workshop on Next Generation Embodied Intelligence

11 Mar 2021

The Department's Bio-inspired Robotics Laboratory is shining a spotlight on the research field of embodied intelligence as part of a free online webinar running from 24-26 March. 

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Why India’s urban poor struggle to transition to clean cooking despite grave health impacts

08 Mar 2021

In this article from The Conversation, co-author and PhD student André Neto-Bradley discusses the impact of fumes from solid biomass fuel on the health of those in the developing world.

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