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Professor Abir Al-Tabbaa attends World Economic Forum at Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

The Department of Engineering was represented at this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting by Professor Abir Al-Tabbaa, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, who took part in IdeasLab sessions and gender-related events. “The combination of such a broad spectrum of people and subjects coupled with the focus provided by the Forum was inspiring.” –Professor Abir Al-Tabbaa. Please click "Read-more" for more content and images on the Department of Engineering website.

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Hannah Baker: Workshop and Safari in South Africa

The perfect combination? It is for first-year PhD student Hannah Baker who went to Johannesburg, South Africa to host a workshop with undergraduate university students about her PhD topic: The Decision to Demolish or Adapt Existing Buildings on Brownfield Sites. The trip resulted from a link between Cambridge University and the Arup Education Trust (AET). AET sponsors students from historically disadvantaged communities on courses related to the built environment through the University.

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Cohort 2 is here!

CDT-FIBE welcomes Cohort 2 comprising 7 MRes students from the UK, EU and overseas. We also have 2 I+ students who will complete their first year gaining experience in industry before joining the CDT for the MRes and PhD course. Cohort 2 have proven to be a very cohesive group even coming up with their own Cohort logo and have made an excellent start to their course.


Applications for entry in October 2016 are now open! Apply before April 1st, 2016 to meet the deadline for the next admissions round.

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The CDT in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment can offer funded studentships to excellent UK and EU students eligible for Engineering and Physical Sciences Council (EPSRC) studentship awards. The first admissions round for an October 2016 entry is now open. Applications are reviewed and prospective students are interviewed continuously.

Industry+ (I+) Scheme

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Cohort 1's Hannah Baker wins Future Cities Prize Fellowship

Dec 09, 2015

Hannah Baker wins prize to present her ideas of what cities will be like at the first annual Future Cities conference in July 2016.

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