Department of Engineering

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Growing bones with Lego

29 Mar 2012

A video produced for Google Science Fair shows how researchers at Cambridge making synthetic bone have turned to legendary children’s toy Lego for a helping hand.

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Hugh Hunt wins the best history programme for 'Dambusters: Building The Bouncing Bomb'

Hugh Hunt's 'Dambusters: Building The Bouncing Bomb' wins Royal Television Society award for best history programme

26 Mar 2012

Dr Hugh Hunt and Windfall Films won the best history programme for their documentary, Dambusters: Building The Bouncing Bomb.

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Rock City Lasers

Professor Harry Coles meets a Naked Scientist

21 Mar 2012

Professor Harry Coles interviewed by The Naked Scientist Dr Chris Smith for the award winning BBC weekly radio programme

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2011 winning photo: First prize: Erenn Ore - 'Thin film solar cell'

2012 Carl Zeiss photography competition

18 Mar 2012

Photography Competition at the Department of Engineering sponsored by Carl Zeiss

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Metail’s Department of Engineering alumni

Metail: translating cutting edge research into commercial success

15 Mar 2012

A start-up company established by a team including several Department of Engineering alumni is on track to revolutionise the world of fashion.

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Dr Tompsett receiving a National Medal for Technology and Innovation at the White House in October 2011

Alumni feature - Dr Michael Tompsett designed and built the first digital camera

08 Mar 2012

Cambridge Engineering alumnus receives lifetime achievement award

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Engineering research meets clinical medicine

05 Mar 2012

The Engineering for Clinical Practice initiative brings together engineers and clinicians with the aim of improving clinical tools.

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Professor Dame Ann Dowling

Professor Dame Ann Dowling appointed Honorary Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers

25 Feb 2012

Professor Dowling’s success in a branch of engineering where female representation is particularly low – aeronautics – make her a vital role model in such a male-dominated industry.

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Professor Phil Woodland

Smart listeners and smooth talkers

23 Feb 2012

Human-like performance in speech technology could be just around the corner, thanks to a new research project that links three UK universities.

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Alumni Charles Tavner (left) and Ed Vernon-Harcourt

New carbon fibre polymer pipe will recover hydrocarbons from the most challenging offshore fields

20 Feb 2012

Deepwater production is the fastest growing source of oil and gas reserves. Cambridge engineers are currently solving many of the formidable challenges in accessing these fields.

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