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News stories archive - 2017

News stories archive - 2017

Re-engineering the healthcare system

20 Dec 2017

A new roadmap has been unveiled for engineering and physical science researchers to optimise opportunities for using digital health in remote monitoring and self-management of disease.

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Alumni stories: Changing the face of humanitarian aid in the Middle East

19 Dec 2017

Susan Long, Manufacturing Engineering graduate (2005) from the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), is based in the Middle East and now works for non-profit organisation Field Ready.

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Making the most of the internet of things

13 Dec 2017

Professor Duncan McFarlane, is a pioneer of the internet of things and was part of the research team that coined the term "internet of things" 20 years ago.

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Cambridge engineers help inspire the next generation

12 Dec 2017

Two Cambridge researchers have offered bite-size engineering inspiration to A-Level students as part of a free educational video.

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Undergraduates invent device to gauge vehicle load weight for effective and safe disaster relief

07 Dec 2017

Three Cambridge students have won a cash prize in recognition of their engineering solution to a problem often faced by humanitarian relief agencies tackling challenging terrain.

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Cambridge engineers develop ‘intelligent’ system to prevent bridge strikes by tall trucks

05 Dec 2017

Bridge strikes by over-height vehicles could be made a thing of the past thanks to a new cost-effective detection system developed by Cambridge researchers.

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Johannes Theron F1 aero internship

Undergraduate Johannes Theron has won a prestigious Renault F1 internship

04 Dec 2017

Undergraduate Johannes Theron has won a prestigious Renault F1 internship.

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Government announces new Centre for Digital Built Britain at Cambridge

30 Nov 2017

The Government has announced £5.4 million in funding to enable the launch of a centre of excellence in Cambridge to champion the digital revolution in the built environment.

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Roberto Cipolla (left)

Professor Roberto Cipolla wins the Everingham prize

29 Nov 2017

The 2017 Everingham Prize was awarded to Roberto Cipolla for the inception and continued directorship  of the International Computer Vision Summer Schools from 2007-2017

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Sakthy Selvakumaran receives IET Achievement Award 2017

27 Nov 2017

Sakthy Selvakumaran is one of 5 Postgraduate scholarship winners at the IET Achievement Awards 2017.

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