Department of Engineering

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Professor Peter Guthrie

UK's 'virtual water' reliance leaves international footprint

02 Aug 2010

The UK's reliance on 'virtual' water is exacerbating water shortages in other countries.

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A new interface for searching a database of over a million movies that combines Bayesian Sets with Cloud Mining

The future of search

26 Jul 2010

The Department's Professor Zoubin Ghahramani and Katherine Heller write on the advantages of item-based over text-based searching.

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Vice-Chancellor Professor Dame Alison Richard and Ray O'Rourke

Launch of Centre of Excellence in Engineering

21 Jul 2010

Laing O’Rourke and The University of Cambridge have today announced the creation of a new multi-disciplinary academic centre of excellence to advance

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Sam Bennett demonstrating engineering principles

PhD student Sam Bennett wins national volunteering award

19 Jul 2010

Four students at the University of Cambridge have received Gold Awards from Volunteering England in recognition of their contribution to voluntary work.

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'Aircraft engine flame-out'

Photo competition captures engineering’s burning issues

12 Jul 2010

The Department's annual contest invites anyone who works here to submit a photograph connected with their day-to-day work.

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Superconductor breakthrough could power new advances

12 Jul 2010

A new approach to producing high-temperature superconductors could drive down the cost of MRI scanners and protect infrastructure during energy surges.

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Team at CMMPE

Dr Steve Morris receives the British Liquid Crystal Society Young Scientist of the Year award

05 Jul 2010

Dr Steve Morris has received the British Liquid Crystal Society Young Scientist of the Year award.

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Cise is pictured here with Peter Berns (right), Dow's Site Leader at their Kings Lynn plant

Cise Unluer wins Dow Sustainability Student Award 2010

30 Jun 2010

Cise Unluer has won the Cambridge University 2010 Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award.

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The Science of Shape-Shifting Structures at The Royal Society's annual Summer Science Exhibition

30 Jun 2010

The best of the UK's cutting-edge science, engineering and technology are on display at the Royal Society summer science festival.

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Cambridge Manufacturing Engineering Design Show 2010

21 Jun 2010

The Design Show is held each year for an invited audience of local industrialists and designers.

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