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Read more at: Nature Energy – Launching January 2016
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...


Read more at: Senior academic promotions announced June 2014
Senior academic promotions announced June 2014

Senior academic promotions announced June 2014

As you may have seen in The Reporter , a number of senior academic promotions were approved with effect from 1 October 2014: Our congratulations to the following 15 members of Energy@Cambridge who have been appointed to Professorships, Readerships and Senior Lectureships. NB. Academic titles on the Energy@Cambridge website...


Read more at: CSaP Policy Placement Opportunities in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)
CSaP Policy Placement Opportunities in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)

CSaP Policy Placement Opportunities in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)

There are a range of opportunities for PhD students and post docs at Cambridge to take up part-time and full-time secondments in BIS. Interested candidates should first seek permission from their supervisor or line manager before applying for a secondment. Secondees are not paid but travel expenses will be covered. Details...


Read more at: New videos added to the site
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"


Read more at: Jan 20, 2014: Cambridge in Davos
Jan 20, 2014: Cambridge in Davos

Jan 20, 2014: Cambridge in Davos

A delegation of Cambridge academics, led by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, is attending the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, this week. Professor Lord Martin Rees (Institute of Astronomy), Professor Julian Dowdeswell (Scott Polar Research Institute) and Professor Jon...


Read more at: New glass manufacturing technique enables design of hybrid glasses to revolutionise gas storage
New glass manufacturing technique enables design of hybrid glasses to revolutionise gas storage

New glass manufacturing technique enables design of hybrid glasses to revolutionise gas storage

A new method of manufacturing glass could lead to the production of ‘designer glasses’ with applications in advanced photonics, whilst also facilitating industrial scale carbon capture and storage. An international team of researchers, writing today in the journal Nature Communications, report how they have managed to use...


Read more at: Energy@Cambridge to support two CRASSH faculty research groups
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...


Read more at: Energy@Cambridge Co-ordinator appointed
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...


Read more at: Professor Ann Dowling President of the Royal Academy of Engineering
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


Read more at: Queen's Birthday Honours 2015
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.