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Applications for October 2018 entry are open

We are accepting applications for October 2018 entry. Application deadline 6 December 2017.

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Sensor CDT away day

Students from all three Sensor CDT cohorts traveled to Marston Vale to meet up with the MAS CDT for a joint away day aiming to solve research problems together.

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Sensor Team Challenge 2017 has started

By combining their scientific and managerial skills, the third cohort of Sensor CDT students will develop low-cost and open-source cell-free molecular diagnostics for biological and chemical sensor applications.

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Winner of CDT Twitter photo competition

Winner of CDT Twitter photo competition

Second prize in the #CDTinnovation category goes to Oliver Vanderpoorten

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MRes mini-research projects

MRes mini-research projects

Poster session on interdisciplinary sensor research

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Sensor CDT at the Cambridge Science Festival 2017

A team of Sensor CDT students demonstrated their research projects at the Cambridge Science Festival

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Assisted Living Technologies

Sensor CDT start-up company looking for first round funding. Presentation 21 Feb 2017, 4pm, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, West Site, Cambridge.

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Leete Award for Chris Valentine

Prestigious prize awarded to Sensor CDT student Chris Valentine

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Sensors Day 2016

Sensors Day 2016

From neurons to nanomaterials, flying particles to acoustic thermometry...

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Team project on optical projection tomography completed

Students successfully designed, built and tested an open source optical projection tomography system to image biological samples in 3D.

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Raising the Bar - Unsung hero award

Josephine Hughes is runner-up of the "Unsung hero award" for her work in organising the RoboCup Junior competition

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Sensor CDT students publish research from the Sensor Team Challenge

A research paper on assisted living technology, authored by the first cohort of Sensor CDT students, has been published in the Royal Society's Interface Focus journal.

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Themed Issue on Sensor Research

Themed Issue on Sensor Research

The Royal Society's Interface Focus Journal has published a special issue dedicated to the research topics covered at Sensors Day 2015

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Arduino workshop

The Sensor CDT students ran a sell-out workshop on how to use Arduino micro controllers in research labs

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Sensor Team Challenge 2016

Sensor Team Challenge 2016

The Sensor Team Challenge, the final project for the MRes students at the Sensor CDT, is underway. The 2016 challenge is to develop an Optical Projection Tomography system.

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Teaching sensing to undergraduate engineers

Josie Hughes, 1st year Sensor CDT PhD student, taught a group of Cambridge undergraduate engineers the basics of interfacing sensors with Arduino microcontrollers as part of a project to introduce students to coding and electronics.

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Sensor Champions 2015

Sensor Champions 2015

Congratulations to our Sensor Champions, Josie Hughes and Philip Mair.

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The second student cohort has arrived

The second cohort of Sensor CDT students has arrived at the beginning of October to embark on their four year MRes + PhD programme with us.

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First student cohort has successfully completed the MRes

The first cohort has completed their eleven months MRes course and is now preparing to embark on their individual PhD projects in five different Departments.

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Upcoming events

Sensor CDT PhD Showcase

Oct 19, 2017

Murray Edwards College

Sensors Day 2017

Oct 20, 2017

Robinson College

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Applications for October 2018 entry are open

Sep 20, 2017

We are accepting applications for October 2018 entry. Application deadline 6 December 2017.

Sensor CDT away day

Jun 27, 2017

Students from all three Sensor CDT cohorts traveled to Marston Vale to meet up with the MAS CDT for a joint away day aiming to solve research problems together.

Biomaker Challenge - deadline extended to 21 July

Jun 07, 2017

A four-month challenge to build low-cost sensors and instruments for biology

Sensor Team Challenge 2017 has started

May 14, 2017

By combining their scientific and managerial skills, the third cohort of Sensor CDT students will develop low-cost and open-source cell-free molecular diagnostics for biological and chemical sensor applications.

Winner of CDT Twitter photo competition

May 08, 2017

Second prize in the #CDTinnovation category goes to Oliver Vanderpoorten

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