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Cambridge students' race to victory broadcast on Discovery Channel

19 Jun 2017

The Cambridge University Eco Racing team preparations ahead of a major solar endurance challenge across Australia were captured and broadcast by the Discovery Channel as part of a new series.

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28 third year engineering students headed out to rural Norfolk to take part in a project called Constructionarium

Constructionarium 2017

15 Jun 2017

Nearly six months after starting the planning process, on 21 May 2017, 28 third year engineering students headed out to rural Norfolk to take part in a project called Constructionarium.

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Understanding the brain – free festival to put the spotlight on Cambridge neuroscientists

14 Jun 2017

Cambridge neuroscientist Professor Daniel Wolpert will join a line-up of experts in celebration of ground-breaking research in brain science as part of a free public festival.

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Cambridge alumna joins NASA’s 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class

12 Jun 2017

Gates Cambridge Scholar Kayla Barron, who achieved a Master's degree in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Cambridge, has been selected as a NASA Astronaut Candidate.

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Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards 2017 now open for entries

08 Jun 2017

Celebrating young sustainability innovators

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Materials for Life grow from strength to strength

07 Jun 2017

Cambridge collaborative research into the development of self-healing cement-based materials for infrastructure has received a £4.85million funding boost from the EPSRC.

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Cambridge professor joins campaign to clamp down on plastic pollution

06 Jun 2017

A video-selfie campaign calling on supermarkets to introduce a plastic free aisle in their shops has won the backing of a Cambridge professor.

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Alumna Niri Arambepola needs your votes

05 Jun 2017

Engineering alumna Niri Arambepola (Newnham College, 2011) has been shortlisted for WeAreTheCity’s top 100 Rising Star Awards 2017.

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Factories that forage

01 Jun 2017

Professor Steve Evans will talk about sustainable industrial initiatives such as factories that create new products from waste at this year's Hay Festival.

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Robots and carbon targets may signal the end of globalisation

31 May 2017

New book suggests there is early evidence of a coming U-turn in the globalisation of manufacturing – and that the story we are told about the direction of the global economy is wrong.

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