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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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Cambridge engineers reveal what it takes to be an inventor

22 Nov 2019

Cambridge engineers whose inventions have had a lasting impact on society have featured in a new book titled The Life Scientific: Inventors.

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Shedding light on a nanomaterial that is both twisted and not at the same time. Credit Ventsislav Valev and Alex Murphy.

Scientists bring to light the secrets of a nanomaterial that is both twisted and untwisted at the same time.

20 Nov 2019

A new nanomaterial could solve a conundrum faced by scientists probing some of the most promising types of future pharmaceuticals.

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The customisable dashboard of a car using the LESA technology.

World-first structural electronics research for in-car electronics

19 Nov 2019

Pioneering structural electronics research led by Cambridge PhD student Ashutosh Tomar has been unveiled as a world-first for next-generation in-car personalisation.

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