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Energy@Cambridge Co-ordinator appointed

Energy@Cambridge Co-ordinator appointed

We are delighted to announced that Dr Shafiq Ahmed has been appointed as Energy@Cambridge Initiative Research Co-ordinator and will take up his post on 1 July 2014. Shafiq has a PhD in Materials Science from Oxford and was previously Postgraduate Scholarships Manager for UUK and prior to that managed international...

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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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Shell Future Energy Challenge Poster Winner Announced

Shell Future Energy Challenge Poster Winner Announced

Energy@cambridge is pleased to announce the winner of its Shell sponsored Future Energy Challenge Poster Competition held on the 22 nd October 2014. The first prize of £250 was won by Michael Price, a graduate student and Winton Scholar in the Department of Physics, who presented on the power efficiency gain of Perovskite...

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Invention of blue LEDs receives Physics Nobel

Invention of blue LEDs receives Physics Nobel

The 2014 Nobel Prize for physics has been awarded to a trio of scientists in Japan and the US for the invention of blue light emitting diodes (LEDs).

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Catalysis@Cambridge Showcase and Networking Event

Catalysis@Cambridge Showcase and Networking Event

On 14 April 2015 Catalysis@Cambridge hosted the first Showcase and Networking Event which brought together a number of Cambridge academics, researchers and around 50 industry representatives, including from GlaxoSmithKline, Shell, Pfizer, Sabic, Aramco, Merck, and Johnson Matthey. The event was supported by Energy@...

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SET for Britain

SET for Britain

Dr Lorna Ayton, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, won the SET for Britain Silver Award for a poster on Reducing the Sound Generated by Aeroengines.

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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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New videos added to the site

New videos added to the site

New videos have been added to the site at www.energy.cam.ac.uk/policy/Videos including Dr Julian Allwood's TEDx talk "Let's Just Use Less Energy"

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