Department of Engineering

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Manufacturing still matters: five reasons why the IMF is wrong

29 Aug 2018

Dr Jostein Hauge, Research Associate in Economic Policy Analysis of Industrial Value Networks, writes for The Conversation.

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University of Cambridge spin-out, Sorex Sensors, raises £1.2m

28 Aug 2018

A Cambridge University spin-out developing tiny but powerful sensors has secured £1.2m in seed funding.

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Alumni stories: Meet Major Angela Laycock from the Royal Engineers

23 Aug 2018

Major Angela Laycock (Emmanuel, 2001) has spent her career in The British Army working on tasks ranging from building infrastructure to searching for improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

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Cambridge University Engineers’ Association event and AGM

22 Aug 2018

Students, staff and alumni are invited to attend an afternoon of Department tours and site visits, lectures and discussions, ahead of the Cambridge University Engineers’ Association AGM.

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Vice-Chancellor’s Impact Awards 2018

20 Aug 2018

Professor Florin Udrea has been announced a winner of the Vice-Chancellor's Impact Awards for his team's Department spin-out company Cambridge CMOS Sensors.

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Alumni stories: Meet Rising Star Dr Tara Shirvani

16 Aug 2018

Alumna Dr Tara Shirvani (Queens’ College, 2008) has been named one of this year’s UK Rising Stars in Science and Engineering.

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What makes a faster typist?

15 Aug 2018

The largest-ever dataset on typing speeds and styles finds that the fastest typists make fewer errors, and they often type the next key before the previous one has been released. 

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Alumnus Chris Bellamy has designed a custom-fit 3D printed flip flop, and run Boston Marathon in them!

13 Aug 2018

Chris Bellamy studied Engineering from 2008 – 2012 (Homerton College), specialising in the Manufacturing Engineering Tripos.

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Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury launches Digital Framework Task Group at Cambridge

09 Aug 2018

Robert Jenrick MP, Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, launched the Digital Framework Task Group (DFTG) during his visit to the University of Cambridge.

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New 3D imaging analysis technique could lead to improved arthritis treatment

08 Aug 2018

An algorithm has been developed to monitor the joints of patients with arthritis, which could change the way that the severity of the condition is assessed.

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