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Fellowship awarded for implantable devices research to better understand the brain

30 Apr 2020

Bioengineer Dr Christopher Proctor has been announced a David Phillips Fellow and awarded £1 million in funding from the BBSRC to establish his first independent research group.

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Vikram Deshpande, Professor of Materials Engineering

Cambridge engineers among new Fellows announced by the Royal Society

30 Apr 2020

Fellows are chosen for their outstanding contributions to scientific understanding.

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Alumna and aerospace engineer honoured in Forbes 30 Under 30 list

27 Apr 2020

Alumna Dr Irene Dedoussi has been named on this year’s Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe: Science and Healthcare list.

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Agri-food robotics takes centre stage at virtual conference

23 Apr 2020

The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training: AgriFoRwArdS hosted its first ever Conference in Agri-Food Robotics, featuring presentations from academics and industry leaders. 

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Open-source ventilator designed by Cambridge team for use in low- and middle-income countries

21 Apr 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a Cambridge University team has designed an open-source ventilator in partnership with local clinicians, engineers and manufacturers across Africa.

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Progress using COVID-19 patient data to train machine learning models for healthcare

20 Apr 2020

Following the call for governments to use machine learning and AI techniques to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Mihaela van der Schaar gives an update on a proof of concept

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COVID-19: International manufacturing policy responses

17 Apr 2020

A preliminary review of international policy responses aimed at mitigating the potential impacts of COVID-19 on manufacturing has been published.

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Shopping trolleys by Gabrielle Ribeiro on Unsplash

What does lockdown mean for the future of our food supply?

15 Apr 2020

With COVID-19 dominating the news for several weeks, many of us would have anticipated the inevitable lockdown announcement made by the UK Prime Minister on the 23rd March.

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Funding secured for research into bespoke 3D printed support braces

14 Apr 2020

Dr Sebastian Pattinson, leader of the Department’s Complex Additive Materials Group, has been awarded grant funding to develop bespoke 3D printed support braces.

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Cambridge engineers use industrial modelling techniques to help Addenbrooke’s manage COVID-19 care

08 Apr 2020

Modelling tools originally designed to improve the efficiency of factories are being used by Cambridge engineers to help Addenbrooke’s Hospital manage the COVID-19 emergency.

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