Department of Engineering

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Mechanics of church bell ringing

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.

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Visual instruction manual on your mobile - Researchers bring sight to computers

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.

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Prize pump for the world's poor

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.

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Flat screen TV for the masses - Innovative wedge screen offers bigger, cheaper displays

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.

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A catalyst-free device for producing hydrogen gas from gaseous and liquid fuels

13 Dec 2004

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.

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The Silent Aircraft Initiative - a new approach

13 Dec 2004

Reducing aircraft noise is rising up the agenda of environmental issues.

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Rob Dickinson Siemens Medal winner

29 Nov 2004

Rob Dickinson, now a final year student in the Department of Engineering, received a Siemens medal from Alan Wood.

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Strategy and Development Plans for the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge

22 Nov 2004

The Department of Engineering is the largest department in Cambridge and one of the leading centres of engineering in the world.

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Ground-breaking holographic technology will power a new generation of pocket-sized digital video projectors

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.

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EPSRC awards £2m for major university/industry collaboration in the inkjet sector

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.

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