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Graphene goes to space

01 Jul 2019

Partners in the European Commission’s Graphene Flagship, launched a rocket to test graphene – a two-dimensional form of carbon – for potential applications in space. 

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Inspiring future engineers on International Women in Engineering Day

26 Jun 2019

As part of International Women in Engineering Day 2019, the Department hosted a special event for 30 girls from Cambridgeshire state schools and encouraged them to build an origami arch.

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Speech recognition expert honoured as ISCA Fellow

24 Jun 2019

Professor of Information Engineering, Mark Gales, has been elected a Fellow of the International Speech Communication Association (ISCA).

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Physician, heal thyself: engineering a new National Health Service 

18 Jun 2019

The National Health Service turned 70 in 2018 – but, amid the celebrations, its health is faltering. 

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Alumni Profile: Anna Young

12 Jun 2019

Anna Young studied Engineering at Cambridge from 2004-2008. She stayed on to do her PhD, then received a Research Fellowship moving on to become a Senior Research Associate

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Graphene to enable future space exploration

10 Jun 2019

Cambridge researchers have embarked on a campaign of zero-gravity parabolic flights to test novel thermal management graphene devices for space applications.

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Design Project Office computer upgrade underway thanks to generous donation

06 Jun 2019

Thanks to the generous support of alumna Helen Morton, the Department has been able to upgrade the facilities in the Design Project office.

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Cambridge to host international summit for the leaders of tomorrow

05 Jun 2019

Young leaders from across the UK and Latin America will gather in Cambridge to discuss science, policy and innovation for a changing world.

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Alumni stories: Meet Dr Andrea Cabrero Vilatela

04 Jun 2019

Gates Cambridge Scholar (2011) and alumna Dr Andrea Cabrero Vilatela talks about her experience with start-ups, biomechanics and smart clothing.

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The £2 billion vegetable and the agricultural future of the East

29 May 2019

From crop science to robotics, supply chains to economics, researchers work collaboratively across the East of England to sustainably increase agricultural productivity and profitability

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