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UK government backs University of Cambridge and Microsoft mission to build better AI

18 Oct 2019

The UK government is supporting a new research programme launched by the University of Cambridge and Microsoft to help improve artificial intelligence (AI), it was announced today.

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Kent orchards can be surveyed before harvest for accurate yield estimates

Predicting fruit harvest with drones and artificial intelligence

17 Oct 2019

Outfield Technologies is a Cambridge-based agri-tech start-up company which uses drones, and artificial intelligence, to help fruit growers maximise their harvest from orchard crops.

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Alumni Profile: Ivor Day

16 Oct 2019

Dr Ivor Day (FREng) has worked for 11 years in Industry and a further 36 in Research. 

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Dr Jennifer Schooling OBE awarded the President’s Medal from the Institution of Civil Engineers

10 Oct 2019

The President’s Medal is awarded annually by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) to an outstanding civil engineer. 

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The engineering student who gets his kicks from playing with the Pythons

08 Oct 2019

Meet Kiran Singh Jolly –  a running back with the University of Cambridge’s American Football Club  – who  is learning about jet engines and leading the Sikh Society.

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Formula One internship brings Hugo a step closer to his dream career

01 Oct 2019

Engineering undergraduate Hugo Parry has just completed a one-year internship at British Formula One motor racing team ROKiT Williams Racing. 

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Department contributes visual clarity test for new global guidelines for e-commerce images

27 Sep 2019

Global standards body GS1 recently published a new guideline for e-commerce images that are displayed on mobile devices. 

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Opening of new Civil Engineering Building to make ‘significant contribution’ to UK infrastructure research

24 Sep 2019

A new multimillion pound collaborative space for the civil engineering industry to work alongside leading researchers from the University of Cambridge will officially open today.

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University Enterprise Zone aims to drive innovation across Cambridge

23 Sep 2019

Cambridge is to establish a University Enterprise Zone as part of a new government initiative announced by Universities Minister Chris Skidmore.

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Flying cars could cut emissions, replace planes, and free up roads – but not soon enough

18 Sep 2019

Dr Hugh Hunt, Reader in Engineering Dynamics and Vibration, writes for The Conversation on the future of flying cars.

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