Department of Engineering

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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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Young researcher selected to attend 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

09 May 2019

Dr Jingyuan Xu will join a cohort of the most qualified young scientists from around the world at the prestigious 69 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany, in June 2019.

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Cambridge team win soft robotics manipulation challenge

07 May 2019

Engineering PhD students Josie Hughes and Kieran Gilday have won an international soft robotics manipulation challenge with their robot CambridgeARM. 

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A new information engineering course with autonomous driving at its heart

02 May 2019

The Department of Engineering has launched a new information engineering course for second year undergraduate students with a focus on autonomous driving.

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Alumni stories: carving a career in engineering in the 1950s

01 May 2019

Alumna Ann Roberts (née Wilkinson) shares her memories of being an engineering student at Cambridge during the 1950s. 

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University of Cambridge and CentraleSupélec celebrate ten years of student exchange programme

29 Apr 2019

The University of Cambridge and CentraleSupélec are celebrating 10 years of of their student exchange programme. 

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Enjoy a ‘Pint of Science’ in Cambridge

26 Apr 2019

Cambridge engineers and alumni will take centre stage at this year’s Pint of Science festival.

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Engineer awarded prestigious fellowship

25 Apr 2019

Dr Ioannis Brilakis has been awarded a Hans Fischer Senior Fellowship in recognition of his contributions to the area of ‘Digital Twins for the Built Environment’.

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Improving journeys to work

23 Apr 2019

The future of commuting into Cambridge, including how congestion can be reduced and air quality improved, will be explored as part of a new collaboration.

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