27 Aug 2015
PhD student in the Department of Engineering Karen Yu talks about how the novelisation of Star Wars sparked her interest in lasers and nanoscale manufacturing.
21 Aug 2015
In this piece adapted from The Cambridge Engineer, Jonny Waller (MEng) writes about his experiences over the course of a summer in Brazil working with the EcoHouse Society.
18 Aug 2015
A new report co-authored by Department researchers urges government and designers to work together to break down the barriers to innovation in order to adapt to an ageing population.
14 Aug 2015
The University of Cambridge is embarking on a collaborative programme to increase understanding of petroleum geomechanics and well monitoring systems.
12 Aug 2015
Researchers have observed the process of evolution by natural selection at work in robots without relying on computer simulation or human intervention.
11 Aug 2015
Alumni of the Department of Engineering have gone on to found Optalysys, a company with the goal of making computer processors that use light instead of electricity.
07 Aug 2015
Dr Michelle Oyen examines how researchers are designing bio-inspired artificial whiskers – and what this means for the advancement of medicine.
06 Aug 2015
Climate change is predicted to increase the frequency and severity of flooding in coming years.
04 Aug 2015
An academic equipped with just a pencil and paper invented a new suspension component which involved code names, Formula 1 victories and claims of industrial espionage.
31 Jul 2015
A new study recommends an approach to clinical trials that includes tracking the influence of patients' behaviours on a treatment’s benefits.