Department of Engineering

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EPSRC award £511,000 to fund 'The Intelligent Airport' project

04 May 2006

Professor Ian White and Professor Richard Penty are part of a multidisciplinary team who have been awarded £511,000 from the EPSRC.

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Example of Nomenclature used to describe features in precious stones

Diamonds cut quicker and with less waste

26 Apr 2006

The value of a diamond depends on the four 'c's carat, colour, cut and clarity.

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A science for sustainable living - Dr Fritjof Capra

24 Apr 2006

Dr Fritjof Capra world renowned physicist and systems theorist will give the final lecture of this year's distinguished lecture series here at the Department on Wednesday 26th April.

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The Journal of Physics list their leading articles of 2005

19 Apr 2006

An article by Dr Colm Durkan and Wing-Tat Pong from the Department's Nanoscale Science Laboratory has been selected as one of the leading articles published in the Journal of Physics in 2005.

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Grand Challenges

12 Apr 2006

The Department of Engineering is one of a select group of UK academic institutions that will tackle the challenges facing manufacturing in the 21st Century.

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EPSRC award £1.4 million to fund a 'Smart infrastructure' project

05 Apr 2006

Dr Kenichi Soga, Dr Campbell Middleton, Professor Robert Mair and Dr Peter Bennett are part of a team who have been awarded £1.4 million from an EPSRC project.

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Plug-in solar power award

29 Mar 2006

New technology could enable people to generate their own power economically at home and then feed it into the national grid on a very small scale.

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Accurate targeting of radiotherapy for breast cancer treatment

22 Mar 2006

A revolutionary way of targeting breast cancer tumours has been developed by the Department of Engineering's Medical Imaging group.

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8m diameter tunnelling machine

Professor Robert Mair will give the 2006 Rankine Lecture

20 Mar 2006

This year's Rankine Lecture entitled 'Tunnelling and Geotechnics - New Horizons', will be given by Professor Robert Mair.

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Experiments with a virtual violin

15 Mar 2006

The question of why some violins are so much more valuable than others has fascinated musicians and scientists for a long time.

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