skip to content

Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics

 
Read more at: Call for proposals: CAPE Grand Challenge: Systems and Devices for Healthcare - deadline 18 September 2023

Call for proposals: CAPE Grand Challenge: Systems and Devices for Healthcare - deadline 18 September 2023

15 August 2023

CAPE issues Call for Expressions of Interest for Grand Challenge: Systems and Devices for Healthcare 2023 Round 2 The CAPE Grand Challenge: Systems and Devices for Healthcare is a competition for project outlines aligned with the strategic research theme proposed by CAPE partner Haleon


Read more at: CAPE Acorn Blue Sky Award 2023

CAPE Acorn Blue Sky Award 2023

18 July 2023

CALL for APPLICATIONS DEADLINE AUGUST 31 2023 CAPE invites engineering postdoctoral researchers, either individually or in a small team, to submit Blue Sky research ideas for a 12-month project on any engineering-related topic


Read more at: CAPE Acorn Undergraduate IIB Project Award 2023/24 (CAUPA)

CAPE Acorn Undergraduate IIB Project Award 2023/24 (CAUPA)

21 February 2023

CAPE Acorn Fund – Call for 4th Year Project Proposals CAPE IIB Award for engineering undergraduate students with bright ideas. Award of £500 will be given: £400 project funding + £100 Amazon vouchers. Closing date is 31 March 2023. Please apply by sending 2-page proposal to cape-office@eng.cam.ac.uk CAPE Acorn Fund seeks...


Read more at: CAPE February Event 2023

CAPE February Event 2023

21 February 2023

Recent CAPE Acorn Award winners made presentations on their projects on February 16, 2023, watch their presentations on our YouTube channel:


Read more at: CAPE Acorn Post-graduate Research Award 2023 – Call for Applications

CAPE Acorn Post-graduate Research Award 2023 – Call for Applications

2 November 2022

CAPE invites post-graduate students to submit their research idea for a short project (up to 6 months’ duration.) Winners will receive a prize of £1,000 for projects involving development of a concept, or £2,000 for a project involving experimental testing of an idea. Topics The project can address any engineering-related...


Read more at: CAPE announces winner of 2022 Acorn Blue Sky Award
CAPEbluesky1

CAPE announces winner of 2022 Acorn Blue Sky Award

21 October 2022

CAPE is delighted to announce that the winner of the Acorn Blue Sky Award for 2022 is Dr Babak Bakhit from the Department of Engineering, with his project, 'An iontronic-based revolutionary architecture in advanced transparent oxide thin films for memory technology.' The project will start shortly and report the outputs at...


Read more at: Deadline for CAPE Grand Challenge extended to December 5

Deadline for CAPE Grand Challenge extended to December 5

21 October 2022

Deadline for outline proposals extended to 5 December 2022 The CAPE Grand Challenge Award is a competition for the best project outlines aligned with strategic research themes proposed by the CAPE partners. The winning submissions will be developed into full CAPE project proposals in collaboration with one (or more) CAPE...


Read more at: Presentations from CAPE Acorn Award projects October 2022

Presentations from CAPE Acorn Award projects October 2022

21 October 2022

On 20 October 2022 eight recent Acorn projects gave presentations on the results of their CAPE Acorn Award projects. 2022 CAPE Acorn Postgraduate Awards Development of device for hepatic electrical stimulation Santiago Velasco Bosom Ultra-scaled 2D materials Field-effect transistors fabricated without nanolithography...


Read more at: CAPA Award: How music can affect the brain and dementia

CAPA Award: How music can affect the brain and dementia

1 October 2022

Music therapy is a powerful tool that can reduce symptoms of dementia, but we don’t yet understand how or why this happens. To explore this link, PhD students Emilia Butters and Sruthi Srinivasan obtained a CAPE Acorn Postgraduate award in April 2022 which supported a 6-month research project. The students from the Neuro...


Read more at: CAPE June Event

CAPE June Event

24 June 2022

Recent CAPE Acorn Award winners made presentations on their projects on June 24, 2022 Jenny Jiang (Blue Sky 2020): Exploiting nonlinearity in III-Nitride semiconductors for full spectrum detection by up-converting IR and down-converting UV to visible light. Egle Augustaitytle (CAUPA IIB 2021): Plastic bricks; optimisation...