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Royal Institution announces Dr Shaun Fitzgerald FREng as its new Director

12 Feb 2018

The Royal Institution of Great Britain (Ri), home of the world famous Christmas Lectures, has announced the appointment of Dr Shaun Fitzgerald FREng as its new Director.

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Alumni stories: engineer to master flute maker

30 Jan 2018

Alumnus Rod Cameron (Trinity Hall, 1966) recently made an emotional return to the Department where he once worked and studied, and gifted a generous donation to help fund student projects.

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Building life skills – Cambridge hosts regional final of robotics competition

26 Jan 2018

Children and teenagers from across East Anglia descended upon the Department of Engineering for the regional final of a global robotics-based life skills competition.

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How an internship at Siemens allowed Kim to get ‘hands on’ with smart data

23 Jan 2018

Engineering undergraduate Kim Barker (Emmanuel College) recently completed a 12-week internship at Siemens. Here she details her experience.

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Growing Underground – how smart monitoring is helping an urban farm to flourish

18 Jan 2018

An innovative and award-winning urban farming facility is creating energy-efficient growing conditions in tunnels 120ft below the busy streets of Clapham in London.

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Professor George Malliaras joins the Department

17 Jan 2018

George Malliaras has been appointed as the Prince Philip Professor of Technology.

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Sustainability hacking for a better healthcare system

15 Jan 2018

How do you get medicines to the poor in hard-to-reach areas?

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Cambridge engineer awarded prestigious fellowship

10 Jan 2018

Dr Marina Antoniou has been appointed as a Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellow for the next five years.

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Alumnus Musa Chunge helps build Bridges to Prosperity

08 Jan 2018

Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction MPhil alumnus Musa Chunge is applying his engineering expertise to support the charity Bridges to Prosperity.

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Professor elected to Chinese Academy of Engineering

04 Jan 2018

Professor Dame Ann Dowling has been elected as a member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE).

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