Department of Engineering

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Changing global diets is vital to reducing climate change

01 Sep 2014

Healthier diets and reducing food waste are part of a combination of solutions needed to ensure food security and avoid dangerous climate change, say the team behind a new study.

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Best paper award at the 21st International Workshop: Intelligent Computing in Engineering

28 Aug 2014

Stefania C. Radopoulou, PhD student at the CIT lab, and Dr Ioannis Brilakis, Laing O'Rourke Lecturer of Construction Engineering, have been awarded the best paper award.

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Engineering the Kelpies

26 Aug 2014

Recently, Falkirk in Scotland saw the opening of the Kelpies, two thirty metre high horse head sculptures either side of a lock in a new canal extension.

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Cambridge Startup wins Silicon Valley Mentorship

21 Aug 2014

Increasingly innovation is happening elsewhere and the University of Cambridge is being recognised as a leading supplier of entrepreneurial talent.  

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Model of the James Dyson Building

The new James Dyson Building for Engineering to be a live laboratory

19 Aug 2014

CSIC is preparing to create the Centre’s first-ever live laboratory on site at the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge.

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“Trojan horse” treatment could beat brain tumours

13 Aug 2014

A smart technology which involves smuggling gold nanoparticles into brain cancer cells has proven highly effective in lab-based tests.

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Institute for Manufacturing: Design Show 2014

12 Aug 2014

The Design Show is held each year by the Institute for Manufacturing for an invited audience of local industrialists and designers.

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Transforming infrastructure delivery is integral to future economic success

07 Aug 2014

High-quality infrastructure, such as tunnels, bridges, roads, railways, buildings and utilities, is essential for supporting economic growth and productivity.

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Inspiring everyone to become engineers

31 Jul 2014

'Extreme Engineering' opened this month at the Cambridge Science Centre celebrating engineering and developed in conjunction with Research Groups at the Department.

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Prestigious 10th Brunel International Lecture hosted by CSIC

25 Jul 2014

The second lecture of the Institution of Civil Engineers' 10th Brunel International Lecture series hosted by CSIC in June.

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