Department of Engineering

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Seeing inside ancient Egypt

24 Feb 2016

A Department of Engineering researcher used medical imaging techniques to understand Egyptian artefacts in the Fitzwilliam Museum’s new 'Death on the Nile' exhibition.

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Professor Sir Mark Welland elected Master of St Catharine's College

23 Feb 2016

The Fellows of St Catharine’s have elected Professor Sir Mark Welland as the next Master of the College. 

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Graphene takes centre stage at Mobile World Congress

23 Feb 2016

The Cambridge Graphene Centre together with several of its industrial and academic partners have unveiled the inaugural Graphene Pavilion at the 2016 Mobile World Congress.

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Katie Klavenes (right) working with a year 9 pupil at a Designing Our Tomorrow resources pilot

Empathy and engineering: Can our brain type explain the gender gap in STEM subjects and careers?

22 Feb 2016

It’s no secret that far fewer females enter into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) professions and fields such as engineering struggle to recruit women.

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Dyson Centre for Engineering Design

Alumnus helps bring Dyson Centre to life

19 Feb 2016

The recently opened Dyson Centre for Engineering Design has been supported by a £300,000 grant from Denis Burrell CBE via the Burrell Family Charitable Trust.

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Interview with Matthew Juniper, Professor of Thermofluid Dynamics

16 Feb 2016

In this interview with the Cambridge Blue Bird, Professor Matthew Juniper speaks about his time in the Paralympics and how this influences his work.

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Ruth Buscombe

Alumna Ruth Buscombe Formula One Scuderia Ferrari Strategist joins Haas F1 Team

11 Feb 2016

Alumna Ruth Buscombe has left her role within the race strategy team at Ferrari to join the Haas F1 Team.

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The honorands at Encaenia, 2015 From left: Professor Sir Richard Evans, Professor Dame Ann Dowling, Professor Wallace Broecker,

Professor Dame Ann Dowling receives honorary degrees

11 Feb 2016

Congratulations to Professor Dame Ann Dowling who last year received honorary degrees from Oxford, Leeds, Queen's University Belfast, London South Bank University and Heriot-Watt.

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Engineering at work in the 2016 Cambridge Science Festival

09 Feb 2016

The annual two-week Cambridge Science Festival will feature several events represented by members of the Department of Engineering. 

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Saving our concrete infrastructures at the World Economic Forum

08 Feb 2016

The Department of Engineering was represented at this year’s WEF Annual Meeting by Professor Abir Al-Tabbaa, who took part in IdeasLab sessions and gender-related events.

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