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Institute for Manufacturing Design Show 2018

03 Jul 2018

In the first year of the two-year Manufacturing Engineering Tripos (MET) course at the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), students develop a new product, with real business potential.

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Cutting-edge biosensing research to be celebrated at Royal Society Exhibition

27 Jun 2018

The Cambridge Centre for Doctoral Training in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology has been selected to showcase its cutting-edge biosensing research at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition.

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What causes the sound of a dripping tap – and how do you stop it?

25 Jun 2018

Scientists have solved the riddle behind one of the most recognisable, and annoying, household sounds: the dripping tap. And crucially, they have also identified a simple solution to stop it.

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Alumni stories: Conservation Engineer makes the Telegraph’s ‘Top 50 Women in Engineering’ list

25 Jun 2018

Chartered Mechanical Engineer Nicola Grahamslaw (St Catharine’s, 2008) has been named by The Telegraph as one of its ‘Top 50 Women in Engineering’ for 2018.

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Driving down freight emissions

21 Jun 2018

Researchers, working with leading supermarket chain, Waitrose, have developed a more aerodynamic trailer design for articulated vehicles – cutting fuel consumption and pollution by around 7%.

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PhD student’s electronic engineering achievements celebrated with award

20 Jun 2018

Postdoctoral Research Associate Nicole Weckman has been highlighted as one of the brightest and most talented young electronic engineers in the UK today.

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Graphene paves the way to faster high-speed communications

20 Jun 2018

Researchers have created a technology that could lead to new devices for faster, more reliable ultra-broad bandwidth transfers.

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Women in Engineering: an interview with Dr Elena Punskaya

18 Jun 2018

As part of our Women in Engineering series, we meet Dr Elena Punskaya, an Affiliated Lecturer and Fellow at Christ’s College, entrepreneur, and mother-of-three.

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Cambridge MPhil in Nuclear Energy gains accreditation

14 Jun 2018

A masters degree course designed to train the nuclear leaders of tomorrow has been accredited by the Energy Institute.

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Full Blue Racing student team

13 Jun 2018

An interview with some of the key members of the Full Blue Racing student team the University of Cambridge's Formula Student Team.

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