Department of Engineering

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Agri-food robotics: addressing the challenges, opportunities and threats

06 Aug 2018

World-leading researchers in food sustainability challenges united at the AgriFood Robotics Workshop and Hackathon held at the Department of Engineering recently.

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Spin-out Silicon Microgravity secures $7m investment

30 Jul 2018

Silicon Microgravity, a spin-out from both BP and the University of Cambridge, has raised $7 million from IP Group, Parkwalk, BP Ventures and Cambridge Enterprise.

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New video game teaches teens about electricity

26 Jul 2018

A new video game, designed by researchers, gives teenagers an understanding of electricity by solving puzzles in a bid to encourage more of them to study engineering at university.

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Cambridge team emerge victorious in international soft robotics competition

25 Jul 2018

Three engineering PhD students have taken first place in the manipulation division of the RoboSoft 2018 Competition with their robot CambridgeArm. 

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Professor recognised with prestigious award from The Royal Society

24 Jul 2018

Florin Udrea, Professor of Semiconductor Engineering, has been announced the joint winner of the Royal Society Mullard Award 2018.

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Dr Luca Magri

Dr Luca Magri has been awarded the prestigious Hans Fischer Fellowship and the Bernard Lewis Fellowship

18 Jul 2018

The Hans Fischer Fellowship is for outstanding and talented early-career international scientists who intend to explore innovative, high-risk topics in their scientific research areas.

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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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