Department of Engineering

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Detail of a silicon photonic chip by Qixiang Cheng

The Department of Engineering joins £6.1m programme to transform the capabilities of silicon chips

26 Nov 2020

Researchers from the Department of Engineering have started work on a £6.1m UKRI-EPSRC programme grant to transform the way data is communicated and processed on silicon chips.

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PhD student wins funding to pilot air quality monitoring project in Sweden and Portugal

25 Nov 2020

PhD student Lorena Gordillo-Dagallier has been announced a winner of the Women4Climate Tech Challenge 2020 after successfully pitching a community-driven air quality monitoring project. 

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The UK has bold plans to reach net zero emissions, but it must go beyond just turning off the CO₂ taps

23 Nov 2020

In this article from The Conversation, Dr Shaun Fitzgerald and Dr Hugh Hunt, co-directors of the Centre for Climate Repair at Cambridge, discuss plans for achieving emissions reductions.

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Cambridge Centre for AI in Medicine announces its official launch

19 Nov 2020

The University of Cambridge has announced a five-year agreement with AstraZeneca and GSK to fund the Cambridge Centre for AI in Medicine (CCAIM).

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Dr Didem Gurdur Broo

Dr Didem Gurdur Broo awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship

18 Nov 2020

Dr Didem Gurdur Broo has been awarded a prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to develop a conceptual framework for human-centred sustainable future cyber-physical systems.

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Reading diabetes monitor

Computer vision app allows easier monitoring of diabetes

16 Nov 2020

A computer vision technology has now been developed into a free mobile phone app for regular monitoring of glucose levels in people with diabetes.

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Professor Peter Guthrie

Professor Peter Guthrie appointed Vice-President at the Royal Academy of Engineering

11 Nov 2020

Congratulations to Professor Peter Guthrie who has been appointed Vice-President at the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Introducing RoboPatient – a soft robotics approach to training doctors

10 Nov 2020

Cambridge researchers are helping to design healthcare robotics of the future by investigating a robot-assisted approach to training doctors in medical examinations.

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Athena SWAN scheme - Silver Award

09 Nov 2020

Positive steps taken by the Department to promote a culture in which all staff and students feel valued, respected and supported, have been acknowledged by the Athena SWAN scheme.

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Engineers to speak at the Cambridge Zero Climate Change Festival

06 Nov 2020

Academics from the Department of Engineering will share their insight into options for greenhouse gas removal as part of a new virtual climate change festival.

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