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Fully integrated circuits printed directly onto fabric

15 Nov 2017

Researchers have successfully incorporated washable, stretchable and breathable electronic circuits into fabric, opening up new possibilities for smart textiles and wearable electronics.

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Alumna Helen Cavill needs your votes

10 Nov 2017

Engineering alumna Helen Cavill (Wolfson College, 2009) has been shortlisted for WeAreTechWomen’s TechWomen50 Awards.

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Bionic bodies

08 Nov 2017

Cambridge Bio-Augmentation Systems (CBAS), led by alumni Oliver Armitage and Emil Hewage, wants to redefine the limits of the human body.

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Professor Lord Robert Mair welcomed as President of the Institution of Civil Engineers

07 Nov 2017

Professor Lord Robert Mair CBE, head of the Department's Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC), becomes the 153rd President of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).

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Keep taking the tablets

Take your medicine: how research into supply chains will help you take care of yourself

02 Nov 2017

Researchers are working with pharmaceutical companies to make improvements across the whole supply chain, from how a pill is made to the moment it is swallowed by the patient.

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Cambridge team take top prize in international robotics competition

01 Nov 2017

A student team have won first prize in an international robotics competition with a robotic arm they developed and programmed themselves.

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Cambridge PhD student secures Fellowship to aid development of innovative technology

30 Oct 2017

A Cambridge PhD student has been awarded an Industrial Fellowship worth up to £80,000 to help unlock the commercial potential of his data transmitter technology.

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How to train your drugs: nanotherapeutics

26 Oct 2017

Nanotechnology is creating new opportunities for fighting disease.

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Meet Dr Mukesh Kumar

25 Oct 2017

Dr Mukesh Kumar, Lecturer in Operations Management, hails from a village in India, which had no electricity until 2016. He has since applied his expertise to addressing food security issues.

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Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships announced

24 Oct 2017

Two prestigious Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships have been awarded to a researcher and an alumnus of the Department.

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