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Prof Edirisinghe wins IOM3’s Chapman Medal

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Leading biomaterials researcher Professor Mohan Edirisinghe FREng has won another prestigious award. The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) announced that the UCL professor was this year’s recipient of their Chapman Medal.

The Conversation: "The toxic air in Britain’s cities demands urgent action – not legal delays"

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Aaron Eveleigh

In light of the High Court decision to force the UK government to publish its air quality plan by May 9th 2017, UCL Mechanical Engineering research fellow Dr Aaron Eveleigh calls for swift action to reduce pollution.

New manufacturing methods land Edirisinghe RAEng materials prize

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New EPSRC manufacturing funding for Biomaterials Lab

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New EPSRC Manufacturing funding for UCL Mechanical Engineering Biomaterials Lab

EPSRC has awarded £500,000 to researchers Professor Mohan Edirisinghe and Dr CJ Luo (researcher co-investigator) from UCL Mechanical Engineering and Professor Duncan Craig at UCL School of Pharmacy.

Greig, Suarez de la Fuente bag prestigious IMarEST medal

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Professor of Marine Engineering Alistair Greig and Post Doctorate Research Associate Dr Santiago Suarez de la Fuente, have been awarded the IMarEST’s prestigious Denny Medal (JMET).

Scar tissue in the brain and spinal cord is surprisingly soft (Nature Communications)

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Mechanical properties of the intact cortex

A new study published in the journal Nature Communications has shed new light on why the injured brain and spinal cord does not fully regenerate.

In Pictures: MechEng Day 2017

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Each year UCL Mechanical Engineering students and staff gather for MechEng Day - a theatre-show and reception.

ERC awards Tiwari €2m to research advanced surface texturing

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UCL Mechanical Engineering’s Dr Manish K. Tiwari has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) starting grant that could change the way we make aeroplanes and even gelato.

UCL and Imperial awarded EPSRC Grant on Thermoacoustic Instability

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Researchers from Imperial College London and UCL won a joint grant for their research on thermoacustic instability.

Interview: Dr Mona Alimohammadi winner of the ImechE UK best thesis

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Dr Mona Alimohammadi

Dr Mona Alimohammadi’s prize-winning PhD has been making waves in the academic world – winning the UK’s Best Medical Engineering PhD Prize and a place in Springer’s “Best of the Best" Theses. However, Dr Alimohammadi insists that she couldn’t have done it without the supervision of Dr Vanessa Diaz and Dr Stavroula Balabani.

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