Department of Engineering

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Professor Sir Mark Welland (centre)

Professor Sir Mark Welland awarded Honorary Doctor of Science by the University of Bristol

30 Mar 2015

Professor Sir Mark Welland awarded Honorary Doctor of Science (D.Sc) by the University of Bristol. 

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Sunset Over Earth (NASA, International Space Station Science)

Solar Radiation Management Science - Climate Engineering

27 Mar 2015

Climate engineering asks the question: "How do we cool the planet if we fail to meet our CO2 emissions targets?"

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self-healing concrete

Health-conscious concrete

26 Mar 2015

Roads that self-repair, bridges filled with first-aid bubbles, buildings with arteries… not some futuristic fantasy but a very real possibility with ‘smart’ concrete.

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St Pancras International Station

Cambridge awarded £18 million in funding to support UK infrastructure research

25 Mar 2015

Funding announced by the Chancellor in last week’s budget is part of a wider £138 million programme to support the UK’s infrastructure and cities.

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Improving building efficiency - an important piece of the energy puzzle

23 Mar 2015

A Department of Engineering project is among those benefiting from £3 million Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funding.

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Appathon team wins dream trip

20 Mar 2015

A Department of Engineering team was announced the winner of the Appathon competition after designing a prototype app called Smart Wear. 

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Future leaders in infrastructure and built environment

19 Mar 2015

The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment is accepting applications for the last remaining places on its graduate programme in October 2015.

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Rendered schematic of holographic pixels in operation showing switching states

Real-time holographic displays one step closer to reality

17 Mar 2015

Researchers from the Department of Engineering have designed a new type of pixel element which could make three-dimensional holographic displays possible.

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Superconductivity: the turning point from niche to mass markets

16 Mar 2015

An interview with Dr John Durrell, newly appointed Lecturer in Superconductivity, by Philip Guildford, Director of Research

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Siemens award winner Alexander Grafton, centre, with two shortlisted nominees from the Department Andy Zhang and Anthony To

Undergraduate Alexander Grafton recognised for "engineering excellence"

12 Mar 2015

The UK's top engineering undergraduates were presented with the prestigious Sir William Siemens Medal at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester.

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