Department of Engineering

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A computer generated image from a medical Computed Tomography X-ray (CT) data set of the hips by Dr Graham Treece

Biomedical Engineering new perspectives for clinical solutions

13 Apr 2016

Biomedical Engineering brings together engineers and clinicians to improve clinical tools with engineering research, techniques and innovation to the field of clinical medicine.

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Student projects find a home as new Oatley Garage opens

08 Apr 2016

A generous donation from the Oatley family has provided for a dedicated space for student projects including Full Blue Racing and Cambridge University Eco Racing.

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Laser technique promises super-fast and super-secure quantum cryptography

05 Apr 2016

A new method of implementing an ‘unbreakable’ quantum cryptographic system is able to transmit information at rates more than ten times faster than previous attempts. 

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Science behind remarkable new Wall of Death motorcycle world record

01 Apr 2016

The Wall of Death has been the most enigmatic dare-devil motorbike stunt for more than 100 years. 

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Think small: diminishing returns in neuroscience

31 Mar 2016

Cambridge researchers are studying what makes a brain efficient and how that affects behaviour in insects – including in the aptly named killer fly.

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Lattice-based structures – looking to nature to enhance materials strength

22 Mar 2016

Professor Norman Fleck has received a €2.5 million grant from the European Research Council (ERC) to advance his engineering work on advanced structural materials. 

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Local teenagers bridge the gap to a career in industry

21 Mar 2016

Students from six Fenland schools are taking part in a programme designed to encourage students interested in engineering and manufacturing. 

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Alumna Helen Morton's bequest to support Women in Engineering within the Department

17 Mar 2016

Helen Morton (New Hall, 1971) has made a generous bequest to the Department leaving a substantial proportion of her estate in order to support Women in Engineering within the Department.

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World-leading IDBE masters course is being revised, revitalised and enhanced

16 Mar 2016

We are delighted to announce that the established and world-leading IDBE masters course for built environment professionals, is being revised, revitalised and enhanced.

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PhD student Sakthy Selvakumaran is on the Forbes 30 under 30 list

14 Mar 2016

PhD student Sakthy Selvakumaran, a Chartered Civil Engineer, is on the Forbes 30 under 30 list Europe 2016.

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