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UK and China Collaboration on Sustainable Materials for Infrastructure

UK and China Collaboration on Sustainable Materials for Infrastructure

Professor Abir Al-Tabbaa and Dr Janet Lees from the Department of Engineering and Dr Yun Bai from Civil Engineering University College London (UCL) have been successful in the first ever EPSRC/NSFC call for collaborative UK/China research projects on Sustainable Materials for Infrastructure. Together with their...

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Nature Energy – Launching January 2016

Nature Energy – Launching January 2016

The provision of energy is a key issue at the heart of modern society: where do we get it from, how do we use it, and is there enough of it for what we want? Our growing thirst for energy must be matched by its supply, and that supply must be sustained. Tackling these challenges is an essential part of many fields of...

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Energy@Cambridge hosts Professor Steven Chu

Energy@Cambridge hosts Professor Steven Chu

On 10 November 2014 Energy@Cambridge organised a lunch and round table meeting in honour of Professor Steve Chu, Professor of Physics and Molecular & Cellular Physiology, Stanford University, Nobel Laureate and Former US Secretary of Energy, which was hosted by Professor Lynn Gladden, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research...

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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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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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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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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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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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Energy@Cambridge to support two CRASSH faculty research groups

Energy@Cambridge to support two CRASSH faculty research groups

Energy@Cambridge wishes to support up to two CRASSH faculty research groups exploring research led by the arts, humanities and social sciences concerning any aspect of energy-related research. The world’s energy challenge needs multifaceted responses from across the arts, the humanities and the life, social and physical...

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CRASSH Graduate Research Group Sponsored by Energy@Cambridge

CRASSH Graduate Research Group Sponsored by Energy@Cambridge

Energy@Cambridge is pleased to announce that during the next academic year it will sponsor the GreenBRIDGE Graduate / Faculty Research Group which is one of 14 groups supported by CRASSH. The Graduate/Faculty Research Groups programme supports groups of graduate students and faculty members working together with a common...

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