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Sports calibrated

10 Feb 2015

New methods of gathering quantitative data from video may change the way that sport is experienced, for athletes and fans alike. 

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RAEng Visiting Professor for Laing O'Rourke Centre

09 Feb 2015

Dr Shaun Fitzgerald has been named a Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor in Sustainable Buildings at the Department of Engineering.

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Xiaowan Dam in China

UK and China Collaboration on Sustainable Materials for Infrastructure

06 Feb 2015

Professor Al-Tabbaa and Dr Lees secure EPSRC/NSFC funding for UK/China research project on Sustainable Materials for Infrastructure.  

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Phil Sorrell (right) with Fintech-labs colleague Parinda Kularatne (left)

Alumnus Phil Sorrell helps revolutionise high street banking with mobile innovation

02 Feb 2015

Phil Sorrell set up FE-Mobile the world’s first highly secure downloadable mobile banking platform and his latest venture Fintech-labs creating more innovations in the mobile arena.

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New Institute for Big Data research

30 Jan 2015

The University of Cambridge has been announced as one of five key partners in the new national Alan Turing Institute.

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Constructionarium week: putting theory into practice

29 Jan 2015

A group of 33 third year undergraduate Engineering students were involved in the residential construction week of the Constructionarium module.

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The future of robotics based on biological principles

28 Jan 2015

The International Myorobotics Winter School and Workshop on “Future of Robotics Based on Biological Principles” was held here at the Department of Engineering

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Postdoctoral Fellowships programme for Israeli scientists

23 Jan 2015

A benefactor of the University of Cambridge, Leonard Blavatnik, has made a multi-million pound pledge to provide funding for Israeli scientists of outstanding ability to study in Cambridge.

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International recognition for Librarian

22 Jan 2015

Department of Engineering Librarian Niamh Tumelty has received the Bonnie Hilditch International Librarian Award.

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A bold new approach to training PhD students

19 Jan 2015

We are proud to announce that there are now nine Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Centres for Doctoral Training associated with the Department. 

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