Department of Engineering

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The Richard Norman Scholarship

11 Mar 2015

The Richard Norman Scholarship Fund has been established by Mrs Dorothy Norman in memory of her late husband. 

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Keeping the lights on in rural Uganda

09 Mar 2015

PhD student Stephanie Hirmer travelled to Uganda to investigate how to give locals what they want when it comes to rural electrification projects.

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Cancer breathalyser created by Owlstone the Cambridge detection technology specialist

04 Mar 2015

Owlstone a University of Cambridge spinout company co-founded by Department of Engineering alumni Billy Boyle, David Ruiz Alonso and Andrew Koehl have created a cancer breathalyser.

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Adrianus Indrat Aria: Asteroidea Electrica, First Prize in the ZEISS photography competition 2014

Photography Competition at the Department of Engineering 2015

02 Mar 2015

This year's photography competition, open to all staff and students in the Department, is sponsored by ZEISS  (Scanning electron microscopy division)

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 Beryl Platt in 1945. She worked for Hawker Aircraft during the second world war

Alumna, The Rt Hon Baroness Platt of Writtle 1923-2015

02 Mar 2015

Alumna, The Rt Hon the Baroness Platt of Writtle, CBE, DL, FREng, passed away on 1st February. 

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Left to right University of Warwick's Vice Chancellor Professor Sir Nigel Thrift, Professor David Pro-Vice Chancellor Profe

Professor David Cardwell awarded Honorary Doctor of Science (D.Sc) by the University of Warwick

26 Feb 2015

Professor David Cardwell has been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science (D.Sc) by the University of Warwick. 

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Graphene’s potential for energy conversion and storage

24 Feb 2015

Scientists working with Europe's Graphene Flagship and the Cambridge Graphene Centre have produced a wide-ranging review of the potential of graphene in energy conversion and storage.

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Sanitation services

Wealth from Waste

23 Feb 2015

Gates Scholar Luca Di Mario​ explains why businesses should get involved in waste recovery in the developing world.

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PhD student Camille Bilger receives Airbus Group UK TechMaster Award

17 Feb 2015

PhD student Camille Bilger has received the Airbus Group UK TechMaster Award.

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Schoolgirl Looking Through Microscope

Why engineering should be a woman's game

16 Feb 2015

In an article for the BBC website, Professor Dame Ann Dowling, stresses the need for girls to be inspired to become engineers.

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