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Alumni profile: Nick Bailey founder of Boost Bikes

Department of Engineering - Mon, 29/01/2024 - 00:00
Alumnus, Nick Bailey has recently launched Boost Bikes a new business to convert road bikes to electric bikes. With a potential congestion charge in Cambridge and the Ultra Low Emission Zone being extended in London, it’s a perfect time to make cycling easier, more accessible and affordable, at a fraction of the cost of buying an e-bike.
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Arkwright Scholars Attend CEB Connect Day

On 16 January we were delighted to host 60 Arkwright Scholars at CEB for a Connect Day supported by the Smallpeice Trust. The students found out more about Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology and the role our disciplines play in tackling the biggest global challenges.

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Cambridge engineers at the forefront of research in the race to repair potholes

Department of Engineering - Mon, 22/01/2024 - 00:00
Cambridge engineers working on a £17 million 'Digital Roads of the Future' initiative – aimed at jump-starting the digital transformation of our road network – have been interviewed by BBC Breakfast on how their research is helping to automatically detect and tackle potholes on the nation’s roads.
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New admissions tests for 2024

Department of Engineering - Fri, 19/01/2024 - 00:00
The University of Cambridge and Imperial College London are to launch a new joint venture to deliver admissions tests for science, engineering and mathematics-based degree courses. The tests, which will be delivered by global assessments leader, Pearson VUE, aim to improve the experience of students applying for highly competitive undergraduate courses while helping universities to fairly assess the skills of the brightest applicants. 
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Professor Sam Stranks Wins Blavatnik Award

Sam Stranks, Professor of Optoelectronics at CEB, has been recognised as a Finalist in Chemical Sciences

Professor Sam Stranks Wins Blavatnik Award
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Research internship programme offers students from under-represented backgrounds insights into AI research

Research Ready is a new summer internship programme that will offer insights into AI research to students from under-represented backgrounds.

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A long, hard journey

Jessica Man's journey here has been highly unconventional. She traces her route from a remote Hong Kong fishing village, via 20 years in industry, to her place here as an award-winning graduate student.

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Using lasers to ‘heat and beat’ 3D-printed steel could help reduce costs

Department of Engineering - Mon, 15/01/2024 - 00:00
Researchers have developed a new method for 3D printing metal that could help reduce costs and make more efficient use of resources.
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Parth Deshpande – 2023 Helios Prize winner

Department of Engineering - Thu, 11/01/2024 - 00:00
Parth Deshpande, a PhD student in the Transportation Research Group at the Centre for Sustainable Road Freight, has been announced the winner of the Department’s 2023 Helios Prize – awarded for research on sustainable energy and/or energy efficiency.
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The quiet AI revolution in weather forecasting

Department of Engineering - Mon, 08/01/2024 - 00:00
Richard Turner, Professor of Computer Vision and Machine Learning, recently gave a talk for the Cambridge Philosophical Society discussing the quiet AI revolution that has begun in the field of numerical weather prediction.
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Breaking Barriers: A Journey towards Inclusive Architectural Design

Department of Engineering - Wed, 03/01/2024 - 00:00
A new study sheds light on the challenges faced by architectural design practitioners in embracing Inclusive Design.
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