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Celebrating 21 Years of Materials Selection

08 Aug 2007

A "coming of age" party marked twenty-one years of materials selection software at Cambridge University and Granta Design earlier this summer.

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Gopal Madabhushi (second from left) and team win a Medical Futures Innovation Award

Gopal Madabhushi wins a Medical Futures Innovation Award

06 Aug 2007

A team of surgeons and engineers including members of the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge recently won the Best Surgical Technology award.

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The Department's Nanoscience Centre

School pupils come face to face with Nanotechnology

01 Aug 2007

Teenagers from across the UK were offered a rare insight into the exciting and dynamic field of Nanotechnology.

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'Discover Engineering' family workshops

30 Jul 2007

A series of 'Discover Engineering' family workshops, have been a resounding success here at the Department.

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Dr Tom Hynes receiving his prize from Professor Alison Richard, Vice-Chancellor of the University

Teaching excellence rewarded

25 Jul 2007

Dr Tom Hynes, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Engineering, is one of eleven University of Cambridge lecturers who have been recognised for their excellence in teaching.

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Prototype motorcycle steering compensator designed by N.E. Houghton and manufactured in the Engineering Department

Control of motorcycle steering instabilities

18 Jul 2007

The Department's Professor Malcolm Smith has been working on steering compensation for high-performance motorcycles.

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Professor Ian Hutchings

Professor Ian Hutchings is awarded the Staudinger-Durrer Prize

16 Jul 2007

Professor Ian Hutchings gave the Staudinger-Durrer lecture at the ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich) where he was awarded the Staudinger-Durrer Prize and Medal.

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Alumni Photography Competition at the Department of Engineering winning image

04 Jul 2007

The winning image in the Alumni Photography Competition recently held at the Department of Engineering, was taken by Chas Pope.

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Earth from 32km

Owlstone Photography Competition at the Department of Engineering winning image

27 Jun 2007

The winning image in the Owlstone Photography Competition was taken by students Henry Hallam, Robert Fryers, Carl Morland, Daniel Strange and Iain Waugh.

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The Director of CAPE Professor Bill Milne (right)

CAPE beams up new partner for nanotech research

20 Jun 2007

A new partnership is set to give nanotechnology researchers at the University of Cambridge access to the latest electron-beam imaging equipment.

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