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Read more at: Future Cities Prize Fellowships - PhD student opportunities
Future Cities Prize Fellowships - PhD student opportunities

Future Cities Prize Fellowships - PhD student opportunities

The Cambridge Forum for Sustainability and the Environment is pleased to announce the first annual Research Student competition on the topic of Future Cities for University of Cambridge students. Eight PhD students will receive £2000 each to develop a short (at most 10,000 words) research paper and summarise the findings...


Read more at: Energy@Cambridge hosts Professor Steven Chu
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...


Read more at: UK and China Collaboration on Sustainable Materials for Infrastructure
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...


Read more at: University Teaching Awards Honour Excellence
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...


Read more at: Switch Off Week: 10–16 November
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...


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: 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: SET for Britain
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.


Read more at: Shell Future Energy Challenge Poster Winner Announced
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...


Read more at: Call for Posters: Future Energy Challenge
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...