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Senior academic promotions announced 2015

Senior academic promotions announced 2015

The senior academic promotions take effect from 1 October 2015. 39 Professorships have been announced, together with 41 Readerships and 23 Senior Lectureships. These include Professorships for 11 Energy@Cambridge members, including the following: Dr James Haseloff in the Department of Plant Sciences; David Howarth in the...

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Cambridge Engineers Break Superconductor World Record

Cambridge Engineers Break Superconductor World Record

A world record that has stood for more than a decade has been broken by a team of engineers led by Professor David Cardwell, harnessing the equivalent of three tonnes of force inside a golf ball-sized sample of material that is normally as brittle as fine china. Professor Cardwell’s team managed to ‘trap’ a magnetic field...

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Switch Off Week: 10–16 November

Switch Off Week: 10–16 November

The University’s annual Switch Off Week, 10 - 16 November, will be all about working together to reduce the University’s energy use. World class research demands energy but we can all help keep the amount used to a minimum say the event's organisers. During the week staff are encouraged to join colleagues in switching off...

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University Teaching Awards Honour Excellence

University Teaching Awards Honour Excellence

Congratulations to this year’s recipients o f the Pilkington Prizes for teaching excellence, which included Energy@Cambridge members Dr Bart Hallmark, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology and Mary Ann Steane, Faculty of Architecture and History of Art. Thirteen inspirational academics have been honoured for...

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Science Festival 2015: Connectivity and Flow in Future Cities

Science Festival 2015: Connectivity and Flow in Future Cities

Reported by Natalie Miazga , CSaP Policy Intern In a Science Festival event hosted by CSaP, the Cambridge Forum for Sustainability and the Environment , and the Energy@Cambridge Initiative , a panel of speakers brought together the challenges and opportunities presented by rapid growth and urbanisation of cities. This was...

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August 2014: Royal Society honours Cambridge scientists

August 2014: Royal Society honours Cambridge scientists

The Royal Society has announced the recipients of its awards, medals and prizes for 2104. Three Cambridge scientists, two of whom are members of Energy@Cambridge , are among those honoured by the Royal Society this week (August 2014). Professor Jeremy Baumberg FRS, Department of Physics, received the Rumford Medal “ for...

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Queen's Birthday Honours 2015

Queen's Birthday Honours 2015

Congratulations to Professor Harry Bhadeshia FRS FREng who is knighted for his work on metals and services to Science and Technology, Professor James Jackson FRS, who receives the CBE for services to Environmental Science and Prof Lisa Hall, who has been awarded the CBE for services to higher education and to sport.

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Professor Ann Dowling President of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Professor Ann Dowling President of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Royal Academy of Engineering celebrates its first female President

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Call for Posters: Future Energy Challenge

Call for Posters: Future Energy Challenge

Energy@Cambridge are delighted to announce a Future Energy Challenge Poster Showcase event to be held on 22 October 2014 in Cambridge. This will precede a guest lecture given by Andy Brown, Upstream International Director at Shell. This is an open call to take part in the poster session and highlight your research to a...

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Major new research grant awarded to Professor Sir Mark Welland in the field of nanotechnology

Major new research grant awarded to Professor Sir Mark Welland in the field of nanotechnology

The multi-million pound 5 year project sponsored by Lloyd’s Register Foundation follows the publication of the LRF’s Foresight review in nanotechnology: the next industrial revolution. The project is entitled Nanotechnology in subsea power infrastructure. Along with its collaborators; National University of Singapore...

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