Department of Engineering

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Year 10 students from Harry Carlton School

Young eco footprinters present findings to the Department

23 Apr 2008

The Department of Engineering hosted a pilot secondary education programme aimed at stimulating informed change to consumption practices through Ecological Footprinting.

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Dr A. Ferrari, EU commissioner J. Potocnik, and Slovenian Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology,M. K. Dolinar

Dr Andrea Ferrari receives a Marie Curie Award

16 Apr 2008

For the first time, the EU's three most prestigious science awards have been presented together.

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Dalek builders David James (left) and Adam Strawson

Daleks at the Department

09 Apr 2008

Dalek building, it turns out, is something of a thriving pastime in the toolsheds and garages of Britain.

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Professor Mark Welland appointed new Chief Scientific Adviser for the Ministry of Defence

Cambridge academic appointed new Chief Scientific Adviser for the Ministry of Defence

03 Apr 2008

The Prime Minister today named Professor Mark Welland FRS FREng as the new Chief Scientific Adviser at the Ministry of Defence.

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Joy Warde, Outreach Officer at the Department of Engineering

Outreach work by the Department of Engineering wins national accolade

02 Apr 2008

Educational outreach undertaken by the Department of Engineering wins prestigious national award.

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Three recent Fellowships in the Department

19 Mar 2008

James Dawson, Katherine Heller, and Dr Stephen Hofmann receive Fellowships from the ESRPC and The Royal Society.

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Professor Jacques Heyman

Honorary Degree for Professor Jacques Heyman

12 Mar 2008

Professor Jacques Heyman was awarded a degree Honoris Causa by the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

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Professor Mike Gregory and Sir Alan Reece

New home for the Department's Institute for Manufacturing

12 Mar 2008

Work has begun on a new, £15 million home for the Department's Institute for Manufacturing (IfM).

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Engineering for the Life Sciences Week: 10-15 March 2008

06 Mar 2008

Michelle Oyen is spearheading an Engineering for Life Sciences Week here in the Department.

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A Prototype Ultrafast laser based on nanotube mode-lockers

Dr Andrea Ferrari receives the Brian Mercer Award for Innovation in Nanotechnology from The Royal Society

05 Mar 2008

Dr Andrea Ferrari and his team at the Department of Engineering have received the Brian Mercer Award for Innovation in Nanotechnology from The Royal Society.

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