Department of Engineering

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Bulk superconductor magnetic field record achieved

22 Jul 2016

Dr Mark Ainslie of the Bulk Superconductivity Group, in conjunction with a Japanese research team, has achieved a bulk superconductor magnetic field record. 

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Professor Dame Ann Dowling receives the Order of Merit from HM The Queen

21 Jul 2016

Professor Dame Ann Dowling OM DBE FREng FRS, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, has formally joined the highly prestigious Order of Merit.

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Addressing bias on National Women in Engineering Day

14 Jul 2016

​The Department of Engineering celebrated National Women in Engineering Day on June 23.

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Dick Fenner and Dr Feriha Mukuve awarded the Senior Moulton Medal

11 Jul 2016

Dr Dick Fenner and Dr Feriha Mukuve have been awarded the Senior Moulton Medal for 2015 by the Institution of Chemical Engineers.

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Students invent new technology to improve later life

08 Jul 2016

A team of post-graduate students has published research with the potential to transform the lives of millions of older people around the world.

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Engineering researchers recognised for impact and public engagement

07 Jul 2016

Researchers in the Engineering Design Centre have been recognised in the inaugural Vice-Chancellor’s Impact Awards and Public Engagement with Research Awards.

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Amelia Earhart fellowships awarded to two promising Engineering PhD students

04 Jul 2016

Two Department of Engineering PhD students have been awarded Amelia Earhart Fellowships from Zonta International. 

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Spotlight on: the role of technicians

30 Jun 2016

Technicians have been a pivotal part of Cambridge's ground-breaking research for centuries, yet their work is largely invisible to the outside world.

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Would you live in a city made of bone?

28 Jun 2016

The cities of today are built with concrete and steel – but some Cambridge researchers think that the cities of the future need to look to nature.

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Top 50 Women in Engineering List Released on National Women in Engineering Day

23 Jun 2016

An inaugural list of the top 50 Women in Engineering is published in the Daily Telegraph for the first time on 23 June 2016 to coincide with National Women in Engineering Day.

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