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News stories archive - 2022

News stories archive - 2022

Digital Twins in the agrifood sector: a force for a sustainable future

22 Dec 2022

Combining Digital Twins with Artificial Intelligence (AI) decision-making technologies can transform agrifood production systems and supply chains, say researchers.

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Student societies showcase and funding pitch 2022

21 Dec 2022

A number of companies were invited to meet the many student societies at a Student Societies Expo held at the Department of Engineering recently.

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Meet Eric Munro – Gates Cambridge Scholar-elect

19 Dec 2022

We caught up with Eric Munro, from the United States, to find out more about his forthcoming research – developing next generation miniaturised spectrometers using novel nano materials.

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Tokyo TECH and Cambridge: research exchange and collaboration

16 Dec 2022

A long-running student exchange programme set up by the Department and the Tokyo Institute of Technology has gone from strength to strength, with applications now open for summer 2023.

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New resource: Tick Zero’s Real Climate Solutions

14 Dec 2022

A climate mitigation research group at the University of Cambridge have launched Tick Zero — a campaign that will help everyone start their journey to zero emissions.

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Electric car charging

Watching lithium in real time could improve performance of EV battery materials

12 Dec 2022

Researchers have found that the irregular movement of lithium ions in next-generation battery materials could be reducing their capacity and hindering their performance.

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The future of aviation: how will we fly to COP in 2035?

08 Dec 2022

During COP27 people flew to Sharm El Sheikh to discuss climate change. Aviation can bring us together to tackle this challenge – but it is also a major contributor to the problem.

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Women in Aerospace – 2022 gathering

06 Dec 2022

The fourth annual Women in Aerospace event has been held at the Whittle Laboratory and Newnham College, with more than 80 women in attendance.  

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Monitoring maritime emissions at land and sea using drones and handheld particle sensors

02 Dec 2022

Cambridge engineers have used drones, handheld particle sensors and a new modelling framework to measure, map and characterise harmful shipping emission particles at both land and sea.

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Graphene goes to space and to the Moon

01 Dec 2022

The Cambridge Graphene Centre (CGC) is part of a joint effort to test graphene on the Moon.

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