Department of Engineering

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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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Impact Studies: Metail's 'mini-me' shopping revolution

03 Feb 2016

In spite of the spiraling increase in internet shopping, the huge number of returned items poses a challenge to the retail industry. Metail has come up with a solution.

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Inspirational Women Engineers Competition

01 Feb 2016

As part of the Athena SWAN* initiative we are running an Inspirational Women Engineers competition to raise awareness of some of the many amazing women engineers (past and present)

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Graphene shown to safely interact with neurons in the brain

29 Jan 2016

Researchers have shown that graphene can be used to make electrodes that can be implanted in the brain.

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