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The future of aviation: how will we fly to COP in 2035?

08 Dec 2022

During COP27 people flew to Sharm El Sheikh to discuss climate change. Aviation can bring us together to tackle this challenge – but it is also a major contributor to the problem.

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Women in Aerospace – 2022 gathering

06 Dec 2022

The fourth annual Women in Aerospace event has been held at the Whittle Laboratory and Newnham College, with more than 80 women in attendance.  

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Monitoring maritime emissions at land and sea using drones and handheld particle sensors

02 Dec 2022

Cambridge engineers have used drones, handheld particle sensors and a new modelling framework to measure, map and characterise harmful shipping emission particles at both land and sea.

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Graphene goes to space and to the Moon

01 Dec 2022

The Cambridge Graphene Centre (CGC) is part of a joint effort to test graphene on the Moon.

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Participant with access needs performs usability testing in Virtual Reality

Five ways the metaverse could be revolutionary for people with disabilities

28 Nov 2022

The invention of the world wide web in 1989 eventually brought about life-changing tools for everyone who can access it.

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New postgraduate courses to enable innovation in the healthcare sector

24 Nov 2022

The Healthcare Innovation Programme is a set of three successive part-time courses designed to fit with the demands of full-time employment.

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Quantum technology in the UK: challenges for commercialisation

23 Nov 2022

As quantum technologies mature, firms are considering how they can apply these technologies to industry, and how they can innovate business models to capture opportunities and deliver value.

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Miniaturised biosensors for minimally invasive implants

22 Nov 2022

A new method for the miniaturisation of biosensors will enable new possibilities for minimally invasive implants. 

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Cambridge bakery Fitzbillies

The Students, The Bakers, The Chelsea Bun Makers...

21 Nov 2022

How lockdown, a Lego model and a group of Cambridge students helped turn a 100-year-old Cambridge institution into a thriving online business.

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NanoFuture Scholars and the programme coordinator (front right).

Pioneering new approaches to postgraduate widening participation

17 Nov 2022

The NanoDTC ran a new postgraduate widening participation internship programme exposing students with only limited prior research experience to cutting-edge interdisciplinary research.

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