17 Jan 2005
As part of a fourth-year student project on the mechanics of church bell ringing, a "bell tower" has been built in the Mechanics Laboratory.
05 Jan 2005
Anyone who has struggled to find the on-off switch on the computer will appreciate a new technology being developed by researchers at the Department of Engineering.
22 Dec 2004
Earlier this year Thomas Smith, a research student from the Department of Engineering, was named the L'Oréal-Royal Institution Science Graduate of the Year.
20 Dec 2004
Soon everyone will be able to afford to watch television on a large screen. Cambridge Flat Projection Displays (CamFPD) has developed a 20mm thick, 50" screen, which is low cost to produce.
13 Dec 2004
Reducing aircraft noise is rising up the agenda of environmental issues.
There is currently a focus in the energy and transport sectors towards using hydrogen as fuel, mostly driven by the need to reduce pollution and CO2 emissions.
29 Nov 2004
Rob Dickinson, now a final year student in the Department of Engineering, received a Siemens medal from Alan Wood.
22 Nov 2004
The Department of Engineering is the largest department in Cambridge and one of the leading centres of engineering in the world.
15 Nov 2004
Nic Lawrence, Edward Buckley, Adrian Cable and Peter Mash are developing ground-breaking holographic technology, which will power a new generation of pocket-sized digital video projectors.
28 Oct 2004
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has awarded a new research grant of just under £2m to a major university/industry collaboration in the inkjet sector.