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Introducing the lettuce peeling robot

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Sep 24, 2018.

Cambridge researchers have developed what is believed to be the first robotic lettuce leaf peeling system of its kind. 

Financial Times: Long-term investing is simple – no matter what the ‘experts’ say

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Sep 21, 2018.

Study co-authored by Professor Elroy Dimson, Chairman of the Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM) at Cambridge Judge, explores historical financial data, …

People Management: Employees waste nearly 13 days a year in ‘unproductive’ meetings, survey finds

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Sep 21, 2018.

Dr Thomas Roulet, University Senior Lecturer in Organisation Theory at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on how to get the most from …

The New York Times: In London, electric trucks are helping UPS make ‘eco-friendly’ deliveries

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Sep 21, 2018.

Dr David Reiner, University Senior Lecturer in Technology Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on electric vehicles in an article about …

The Dambusters raid took place 75 years ago – here’s how they made a bomb bounce

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Sep 20, 2018.

Dr Hugh Hunt, Reader in Engineering Dynamics and Vibration, writes for The Conversation on the complex science behind the ‘bouncing bombs’.

Reinsurance News: RMS and Cambridge centre collaborate on new data schema

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Sep 19, 2018.

The Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School and risk modelling and analytics firm RMS have teamed up to develop …

Business Weekly: BeeBee creates a buzz with reusable beeswax food wrap

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Sep 19, 2018.

BeeBee Wraps, a venture that produces eco-friendly reusable food wraps as an alternative to plastic packaging, has teamed up with Cambridge Consultants …

Consistent insurance reporting

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Sep 19, 2018.

The Centre for Risk Studies and RMS develop a new data system to help manage $500 trillion in exposure across classes of …

How to avoid being replaced by robots

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Sep 19, 2018.

Balint Bertok, alumnus of the Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship programme (PGDE 2017) at Cambridge Judge Business School, recently gave a TEDx talk …

Top honour for emeritus professor

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Sep 19, 2018.

Emeritus Professor of Electromagnetism, Archie Campbell, has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Peer2Peer Finance News: The might of the Square Mile

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Sep 18, 2018.

Peer-to-peer lending is growing as retail and institutional investors are benefiting from it. According to report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative …

Cambridge Independent: Should the state control what we eat?

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Sep 18, 2018.

Health and diet will be one of the topics discussed at the Cambridge Festival of Ideas this year. Jaideep Prabhu, Jawaharlal Nehru …

Structural engineer’s outstanding talent recognised with IStructE Award

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Sep 18, 2018.

Alumnus Daniel Dowek (King’s College, 2011) has been named Young Structural Engineering Professional of the Year.

Avoid bcc’ing the boss

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Sep 17, 2018.

People who bcc the supervisor in emails are seen as “less moral” and “less fit” to be team leader, finds study led …

The Guardian: Prison Voicemail: ‘Prisoners’ families are victims of crime as well’

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Sep 16, 2018.

A feature about Prison Voicemail, a venture helping prisoners communicate with friends and families, that’s been included in Nesta and Observer’s 2018 …

The Guardian: New Radicals 2018: More of Britain’s best social enterprises

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Sep 16, 2018.

From helping refugees to integrate into community to campaigning for social housing and raising awareness of autism in the schools – these …

Cambridge Independent: Finalists in the Cambridge Independent annual awards revealed

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Sep 13, 2018.

Finalists for this year’s Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Award are revealed in 12 different categories, and include startups associated with Cambridge …

Euractiv: Capacity mechanisms reform – key issues to watch

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Sep 13, 2018.

Michael Pollitt, Professor of Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, says that capacity mechanisms give national governments “the confidence of having …

Military spending did not “crowd out” welfare in Middle East prior to Arab Spring

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Sep 12, 2018.

Findings dispute “guns versus butter” narrative as a major factor behind the Arab Spring. Researchers caution against uncritically applying lessons from Western …

Low-cost AI heart monitor developed by Cambridge start-up

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Sep 12, 2018.

A Cambridge start-up has developed a low-cost next-generation wearable heart and cardiovascular function monitor which uses AI to diagnose heart rhythm and respiratory problems in real time. 

Global Climate Action Summit: Governments must aim for net zero carbon emissions before 2050, say business leaders

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Sep 11, 2018.

12 September 2018 – Leading CEOs back calls from The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group for ambitious targets to inspire transition to a low-carbon economy.

Euractiv: Academic: Fossil fuel back-ups ‘may be the price to pay’ for renewables

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Sep 11, 2018.

An interview with Michael Pollitt, Professor of Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, about renewable energy and fossil fuel policies in …

CNN: Bitcoin crash

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Sep 11, 2018.

People who have invested in cryptocurrencies have lost an estimated $400 billion since January this year, according to CNN article. Michel Rauchs, …

Finance conference

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Sep 11, 2018.

The fifth Cambridge Corporate Finance Theory Symposium at Cambridge Judge Business School will feature a keynote address by Professor Peter DeMarzo of …

My Science: Mentoring can reduce anxiety

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Sep 11, 2018.

A study co-authored by Dr Thomas Roulet, University Senior Lecturer in Organisation Theory at Cambridge Judge Business School, says that mentoring of …

Cambridge spin-out company wins award and industry mentoring

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Sep 11, 2018.

Cambridge start-up HexagonFab, a spin-out from the Department of Engineering, has been announced as a winner of the Merck Displaying Futures Award.

TechCrunch: UK’s Perlego providing digital subscription for textbooks raises $4.8 million

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Sep 10, 2018.

Perlego – billed as the ‘Spotify for textbooks’ – has closed a $4.8 million (£3.7 million) venture round. Leading the round is …

Electronic device implanted in the brain could stop seizures

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Sep 06, 2018.

Researchers have successfully demonstrated how an electronic device implanted directly into the brain can detect, stop and even prevent epileptic seizures. 

Bottled water and soft drinks producers drive plan to eliminate plastic packaging waste from their sectors by 2030

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Sep 05, 2018.

6 September 2018 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and a group of leading bottled water and soft drink manufacturers have launched a report today at the House of Commons, which sets out an ambitious roadmap to eliminate plastic packaging waste from the bottled water and soft drinks value chain by 2030.

CISL celebrates the successes of its Postgraduate Certificate and Master's Students

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Aug 31, 2018.

Earlier this month we were delighted to welcome back to Cambridge our most recent students to celebrate the successful completion of their respective courses: the Postgraduate Certificates and the Master's in Sustainability Leadership.

CISL strengthens European presence with two senior appointments in Brussels

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Aug 31, 2018.

31 August 2018 — As part of a move to enhance its European activities and strengthen its presence in Brussels, the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) is delighted to announce two important new appointments to its Policy team.

Virtual reality bridge inspection software wins first prize

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Aug 30, 2018.

Two Cambridge PhD candidates have won first prize in an international civil engineering and construction management competition.

Manufacturing still matters: five reasons why the IMF is wrong

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Aug 29, 2018.

Dr Jostein Hauge, Research Associate in Economic Policy Analysis of Industrial Value Networks, writes for The Conversation.

University of Cambridge spin-out, Sorex Sensors, raises £1.2m

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Aug 28, 2018.

A Cambridge University spin-out developing tiny but powerful sensors has secured £1.2m in seed funding.

Alumni stories: Meet Major Angela Laycock from the Royal Engineers

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Aug 23, 2018.

Major Angela Laycock (Emmanuel, 2001) has spent her career in The British Army working on tasks ranging from building infrastructure to searching for improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

Cambridge University Engineers’ Association event and AGM

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Aug 22, 2018.

Students, staff and alumni are invited to attend an afternoon of Department tours and site visits, lectures and discussions, ahead of the Cambridge University Engineers’ Association AGM.

Vice-Chancellor’s Impact Awards 2018

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Aug 20, 2018.

Professor Florin Udrea has been announced a winner of the Vice-Chancellor's Impact Awards for his team's Department spin-out company Cambridge CMOS Sensors.

Alumni stories: Meet Rising Star Dr Tara Shirvani

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Aug 16, 2018.

Alumna Dr Tara Shirvani (Queens’ College, 2008) has been named one of this year’s UK Rising Stars in Science and Engineering.

Dr Richard Gibbens (1962 – 2018)

By gt19 from Computer Laboratory News » Frontpage. Published on Aug 15, 2018.

It is with great shock and sadness that we announce the death of Richard Gibbens on 12 August 2018, following a short illness. Richard was Reader in Network Modelling in the Department, and had been promoted to a Professorship from … Continue reading

Energy Policy Research Group paper commissioned by CISL is published in influential academic journal

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Aug 15, 2018.

14 August 2018 – Commissioned by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and first published in April 2017, the working paper on the future of the EU electricity market was published in the leading academic journal Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews.

What makes a faster typist?

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Aug 15, 2018.

The largest-ever dataset on typing speeds and styles finds that the fastest typists make fewer errors, and they often type the next key before the previous one has been released. 

Alumnus Chris Bellamy has designed a custom-fit 3D printed flip flop, and run Boston Marathon in them!

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Aug 13, 2018.

Chris Bellamy studied Engineering from 2008 – 2012 (Homerton College), specialising in the Manufacturing Engineering Tripos.

DeepMind Chair of Machine Learning to be appointed

By jms213 from Computer Laboratory News » Frontpage. Published on Aug 09, 2018.

The Department of Computer Science and Technology is to appoint a DeepMind Chair of Machine Learning thanks to a benefaction from the world-leading AI company. The first DeepMind Chair is expected to take up their position in October 2019.

Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury launches Digital Framework Task Group at Cambridge

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Aug 09, 2018.

Robert Jenrick MP, Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, launched the Digital Framework Task Group (DFTG) during his visit to the University of Cambridge.

New 3D imaging analysis technique could lead to improved arthritis treatment

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Aug 08, 2018.

An algorithm has been developed to monitor the joints of patients with arthritis, which could change the way that the severity of the condition is assessed.

Agri-food robotics: addressing the challenges, opportunities and threats

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Aug 06, 2018.

World-leading researchers in food sustainability challenges united at the AgriFood Robotics Workshop and Hackathon held at the Department of Engineering recently.

State Street joins the Investment Leaders Group

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jul 31, 2018.

31 July 2018 – State Street is the latest organisation to join the Investment Leaders Group, a body of 12 influential investors dedicated to cultivating sustainable economic development.

Spin-out Silicon Microgravity secures $7m investment

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jul 30, 2018.

Silicon Microgravity, a spin-out from both BP and the University of Cambridge, has raised $7 million from IP Group, Parkwalk, BP Ventures and Cambridge Enterprise.

La Banque Postale Asset Management joins the Investment Leaders Group

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jul 26, 2018.

26 July 2018 – The Investment Leaders Group (ILG) has welcomed La Banque Postale Asset Management to its group of global investors leading on directing capital towards sustainable economic development.

CISL hosts roundtable with leading businesses on the future of sustainable business

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jul 13, 2018.

12 July 2018 – On the third anniversary of Rewiring the Economy, CISL hosted 30 leading businesses on a roundtable on the future of sustainable business.

The Climate Change Act at 10 years: Where next for UK ambition?

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jul 12, 2018.

12 July 2018 – On the ten-year anniversary of the UK Climate Change Act, The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group convened a discussion between leading UK businesses and Parliamentarians to explore setting a net zero carbon emissions target for the UK.

Business to consider their impact on the natural environment in key decisions thanks to new metric from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jul 12, 2018.

12 July 2018 – The Natural Capital Impact Group (NCIG) yesterday hosted an event for over 50 participants, including 25 businesses, to launch a new metric that will help companies reduce their impact on biodiversity, soil and water – natural resources which are crucial for business continuity and preserving the Earth’s ecosystems.

Joint CISL–UK Treasury event on growing the green fintech market

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jul 12, 2018.

12 July 2018 – On the third anniversary of Rewiring the Economy, the Sustainable Finance team from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) co-convened a roundtable discussion with the UK Treasury to explore the roles of industry and governments in the development of green fintech markets.

Blue chips partner with University of Cambridge to fund new breakthrough research on global sustainability challenges

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jul 11, 2018.

11 July 2018 – The Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellowship Programme represents a multi-million pound commitment from the private sector to accelerate progress on the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

The Department of Computer Science and Technology and Nokia Bell Labs establish the new Centre for Mobile, Wearable Systems and Augmented Intelligence

By jms213 from Computer Laboratory News » Frontpage. Published on Jun 20, 2018.

Nokia Bell Labs is a founding partner of the new Centre for Mobile, Wearable Systems and Augmented Intelligence, to be based in the Department of Computer Science and Technology. The Centre will advance state-of-the-art mobile systems, security, new materials, and … Continue reading

Seventh Annual Wheeler Lecture

By ncc25 from Computer Laboratory News » Frontpage. Published on May 04, 2018.

We are pleased to announce that the Wheeler Lecture for 2018 will be given on Wednesday 30th May by Prof. Stephen Pulman. The title of the lecture is Language, learning and creativity. More information is available, and

Michael Schaarschmidt awarded 2018 Google PhD Fellowship

By jms213 from Computer Laboratory News » Frontpage. Published on May 03, 2018.

Michael Schaarschmidt has been awarded a 2018 Google PhD Fellowship. Michael is a member of the Systems Research Group under the supervision of Dr Eiko Yoneki.

Salters' prize for Clementine Chambon

From Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Published on Dec 16, 2013.

Clementine Chambon awarded one of this year's Graduate prizes from The Salters' Institute of Industrial Chemistry.

Protein released from cells triggers chain reactions that could cause Alzheimer’s disease

From Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Published on Dec 05, 2013.

Study in The Journal Of Biological Chemistry

Bingham Fluid Medal for Ian Wilson

From Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Published on Nov 28, 2013.

Awarded at Viscoplastic Fluids: From Theory to Application conference

Fluidised Particles: 50th anniversary

From Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Published on Nov 15, 2013.

Fluidised Particles, by John Davidson and David Harrison, first published 1963

Editors' choice paper

From Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Published on Nov 13, 2013.

Hardness and density distributions of pharmaceutical tablets measured by terahertz pulsed imaging

Awards in Leadership and Management

From Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Published on Nov 05, 2013.

Roz Williams and Jon Cowper

Photo competition 2013

From Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Published on Oct 29, 2013.

Enter your photo now

Fellowship for Jethro Akroyd

From Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Published on Oct 24, 2013.

Fellow of Churchill College

New academic year

From Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Published on Oct 20, 2013.

Welcome to all

BBSRC 4-year PhD Programme in Biosciences

From Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Published on Oct 11, 2013.

Applications are now invited