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Read more at: The engineer who keeps the clock ticking

The engineer who keeps the clock ticking

30 March 2017

He never intended to take a PhD — or to present television documentaries. Hugh Hunt is an all-rounder who combines his interest in things that bounce and spin with a passion for music and mending things.

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Read more at: The engineer preparing for lift-off

The engineer preparing for lift-off

8 March 2017

University Lecturer Dr Jenni Sidey grew up inspired by Canada’s first female astronaut. Now she’s undergoing selection tests with the Canadian Space Agency to be an astronaut herself. She’s passionate about women and engineering — and fascinated by fire.

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Read more at: Spotlight on: the role of technicians

Spotlight on: the role of technicians

13 June 2016

Technicians have been a pivotal part of Cambridge's ground-breaking research for centuries, yet their work is largely invisible to the outside world. Some of these unsung heroes share their experiences...

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Read more at: Bringing engineering to life

Bringing engineering to life

The Rooke Award is given to an individual, small team or organisation who has contributed to the Royal Academy of Engineering’s aims and work through promoting engineering to the public. Hugh was recognised for his efforts over the past...

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Read more at: Academy honour for Dame Ann Dowling

Academy honour for Dame Ann Dowling

10 January 2014

Dame Ann Dowling will become the first female president of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Read more at: David Mackay appointed Regius Professor of Engineering

David Mackay appointed Regius Professor of Engineering

8 April 2013

The acclaimed author of Sustainable Energy - without the Hot Air will be the first holder of the Royally appointed engineering post at Cambridge.

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Read more at: Tune in, switch off

Tune in, switch off

13 February 2013

This week is Switch Off Week, a chance for staff at the University to get involved in cutting Cambridge’s carbon footprint and consider the best behavioural and technological ways of reducing energy use.

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