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Read more at: The Dambusters raid took place 75 years ago

The Dambusters raid took place 75 years ago

9 October 2018

The Dambusters raid took place 75 years ago - here's how they made a bomb bounce Dr Hugh Hunt, Reader in Engineering Dynamics and Vibration, writes for The Conversation on the complex science behind the 'bouncing bombs'

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Read more at: Royal Academy of Engineering annouces 2018 Fellows

Royal Academy of Engineering annouces 2018 Fellows

1 October 2018

Royal Academy of Engineering announces 2018 Fellows Three Cambridge researchers are among the new Fellows announced by the Royal Academy of Engineering, in recognition of their outstanding contributions.

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Driving down freight emissions

4 July 2018

Researchers, working with leading supermarket chain, Waitrose, have developed a more aerodynamic trailer design for articulated vehicles - cutting fuel consumption and pollution by around 7%.

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Read more at: Cambridge Dambusters expert to bring 'bouncing bomb' engineering to life at the Royal Albert Hall

Cambridge Dambusters expert to bring 'bouncing bomb' engineering to life at the Royal Albert Hall

13 June 2018

Dambusters expert Dr Hugh Hunt will demonstrate the engineering and science behind the 'bouncing bomb' live at the Royal Albert Hall as part of a commemorative event.

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Read more at: Professor's spectrogram design takes pride of place in Oxford synagogue

Professor's spectrogram design takes pride of place in Oxford synagogue

13 June 2018

Spectrograms, created by a Cambridge professor from ritual chants, have been engraved onto a wooden Ark to help mark an important anniversary.

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Cambridge engineers help inspire the next generation

13 December 2017

Cambridge engineers help inspire the next generation Two Cambridge researchers have offered bite-sized engineering inspiration to A-level students as part of a free educational video.

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Read more at: Robin Langley has been awarded the Doak Award for 2016

Robin Langley has been awarded the Doak Award for 2016

5 October 2017

Robin Langley has been awarded the Doak Award for 2016 by the Journal of Sound and Vibration. The Doak Award was established in 2011 by Elsevier in order to highlight the most successful paper in the Journal of Sound and Vibration each year, and the award is given for the paper which has the best combined record of...

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Read more at: Refreezing the Arctic

Refreezing the Arctic

8 August 2017

Refreezing the Arctic Dr Hugh Hunt will say geoengineering may be necessary to tackle climate change and refreeze the Arctic in a talk for the Cambridge Series at the Hay Festival . Dr Hugh Hunt, 25 May 2017

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Read more at: Alumnus inspires undergraduates to apply their engineering knowledge to baking

Alumnus inspires undergraduates to apply their engineering knowledge to baking

6 April 2017

Alumnus inspires undergraduates to apply their engineering knowledge to baking Alumnus Andrew Smyth, who was runner-up on the recent series of the BBC competition The Great British Bake Off , returned to the Department to take part in a lecture on food and engineering. Dr Hugh Hunt, 15 March 2017

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Read more at: Television's Opening Night: How the box was born

Television's Opening Night: How the box was born

6 April 2017

Televisions Opening Night: How the Box was born In a unique experiment, Dr Hugh Hunt, Dallas Campbell and Professor Danielle George join forces in an attempt to re-stage the very first official broadcast on British television, exactly 80 years after it made history. BBC Television's opening night: How the box was born Dr...

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The Dambusters raid took place 75 years ago

9 October 2018

The Dambusters raid took place 75 years ago - here's how they made a bomb bounce Dr Hugh Hunt, Reader in Engineering Dynamics and Vibration...

Royal Academy of Engineering annouces 2018 Fellows

1 October 2018

Royal Academy of Engineering announces 2018 Fellows Three Cambridge researchers are among the new Fellows announced by the Royal Academy of...

Driving down freight emissions

4 July 2018

Researchers, working with leading supermarket chain, Waitrose, have developed a more aerodynamic trailer design for articulated vehicles -...