Department of Engineering

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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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Cambridge engineers are going for gold at Tokyo 2020

22 May 2019

Professor Tony Purnell discusses Cambridge's contribution to Olympic success, the future of cycling in the city and the wider potential of their findings from the track.

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New research set to boost construction sector sustainability and productivity

20 May 2019

A new collaborative research project involving Cambridge engineers aims to improve the sustainability and productivity of the construction sector.

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The AI researcher with a varied career

16 May 2019

Find out about how Dr Kate Knill went from an underwater defence firm to working in AI for Toshiba.

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Prestigious fellowship will make machines powered by artificial muscles a reality

15 May 2019

Dr John Biggins, Lecturer in Applied Mechanics, has been announced a recipient of the UK Research and Innovation’s (UKRI) first Future Leaders Fellowship.

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Does a bigger brain make you smarter?

13 May 2019

Increasing the size of neural circuits in the brain can boost learning performance, but this increased connectivity also has the potential to impede learning, new research has revealed.

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Skilling up, smart 

10 May 2019

Businesses need the skills to adapt to new technologies, such as 3D printing, but when they emerge fast and change quickly, how do workforces plan for the future? 

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