Department of Engineering

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Engineering events for the Science Festival

05 Mar 2004

Budding engineers are invited to make and race a kit car this year, in the Large Exam Hall on the New Museum Site, on Saturday 13th March, at the opening of this year's Science Festival.

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Patient Safety - a study that could save lives

27 Feb 2004

In the USA it is estimated that at least 44,000, and perhaps as many as 98,000 die in hospitals each year as a result of medical errors.

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2nd Annual Lecture Series in Sustainable Development

18 Feb 2004

Titles for the 2nd Annual Lecture Series in Sustainable Development, 2004 organised by The Cambridge University Department of Engineering's Centre for Sustainable Development are released.

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Software Sourcing - how to do it

28 Jan 2004

Embedded software provides product functionality, and can be found increasingly in a variety of products from cars and washing machines to mobile phones and audio systems.

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Guest lecturer from MIT

25 Jan 2004

For many of the world's poorest citizens, access to safe water supply and adequate sanitation remains a dream unfulfilled.

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Sofa, so good

16 Jan 2004

Cambridge University's Institute for Manufacturing is working with Sofa & Co to help them meet the challenges of a 50% increase in demand following the opening of its new retail outlets.

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IfM celebrates five years of growth

14 Jan 2004

Cambridge University 's Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) welcomed over sixty guests to an evening reception to celebrate five years of growth.

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Outreach Officer for Engineering

12 Jan 2004

Dr Joy Warde has recently been appointed as Outreach Officer for the Department of Engineering.

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New Head of Industrial Liaison for EDC

07 Jan 2004

Dr Terry Dickerson has recently been appointed Industrial Liaison Manager for the Cambridge Engineering Design Centre (EDC).

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Topping Out – a new industrial education facility

28 Dec 2003

The Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) and Wolfson College held a topping out ceremony for a purpose-designed facility to allow Wolfson and the IfM to expand their educational programmes.

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