Cambridge appoints new professor of innovation

14 Sep 2017

Dr Tim Minshall has been appointed as the inaugural Dr John C Taylor Professor of Innovation at the University of Cambridge, a new post that will build on the University’s strengths in science, engineering and entrepreneurship. Dr Minshall, who is currently Reader in Technology & Innovation Management in the Department of Engineering and Fellow of Churchill College, will take up his new post on 1 October. 

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Engineering the Future

18 Jun 2013

The UK needs to recruit more bright, young engineers - but what do young people really think engineering involves? Tim Minshall decided to find out. 

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Down but not out

26 Apr 2013

Most business start-ups fail. But countless failed entrepreneurs go on to establish further enterprises. In his PhD research, Dr Keith Cotterill, a businessman with more than 25 years of experience, examined attitudes to failure in Cambridge, Munich and Silicon Valley.

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Engineers as Superheroes

Who wants to be an engineer?

22 Mar 2012

Some of our most brilliant inventions came about by mistake. The Institute for Manufacturing opened its doors to children aged five upwards for the Cambridge Science Festival - and showed them just how exciting engineering can be.

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Happy young business woman shaking hands with another female

What is knowledge transfer?

27 May 2009

Knowledge transfer (KT) is a term used to encompass a very broad range of activities to support mutually beneficial collaborations between universities, businesses and the public sector.

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