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Alumni James Strachan and James Hyde

Engineering graduates' business ranked among the fastest growing in Europe

12 Dec 2019

We last caught up with alumni James Hyde and James Strachan in 2011 when their fulfilment business was less than a year old. Today it’s one of the fastest-growing companies in Europe

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Zero Carbon Hackathon encourages students to rethink material use in construction

11 Dec 2019

Cambridge PhD students joined their peers from 10 European countries to participate in a ‘Zero Carbon Hackathon’ set up to find ways to tackle carbon emissions from cement manufacture.

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A personal electronic memory bank for your conversations

09 Dec 2019

Kristalic, a startup co-founded by 2 alumni is building an AI-powered assistant designed to record work-related conversations and capture all the data in an easy-to-digest searchable format.

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Students submit tips on preparing for University interviews

05 Dec 2019

A website offering insider tips from well over a thousand Oxbridge students aims to support applicants who may have less understanding of the interview process.

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Motorcycle racer Guy Martin visits Cambridge ahead of his ‘great escape’

04 Dec 2019

The Great Escape film shows one of the most iconic motorcycle stunts in movie history. Cambridge engineer Dr Hugh Hunt helps motorcycle racer Guy Martin prepare to recreate the jump.

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Absolute Zero

29 Nov 2019

A research programme led by Professor Julian Allwood aims to cut the UK’s emissions by 2050 by placing resource efficiency at the heart of future industrial strategy.

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AI could be a force for good – but we’re currently heading for a darker future

29 Nov 2019

Dr Marcus Tomalin, Senior Research Associate in the Machine Intelligence Laboratory, co-authors this article for The Conversation on Artificial Intelligence (AI).

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In memory of Professor Archie Campbell

28 Nov 2019

It is with great sadness that we announce that Emeritus Professor of Electromagnetism, Archie Campbell, has died.

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Wind more effective than cold air at cooling rooms naturally

27 Nov 2019

The effectiveness of non-mechanical, low-energy methods for moderating temperature and humidity has been evaluated in a series of experiments by researchers from the University of Cambridge.

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Alumni Dr Alex Kendall (left) and Dr Amar Shah Co-founders Wayve

Wayve unveils self-driving car trials in central London

25 Nov 2019

Wayve Secures $20M Funding to Facilitate Autonomous Vehicle Trials in One of the World’s Busiest Cities.

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