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Wastewater test could provide early warning of COVID-19

Researchers at Cranfield University are working on a new test to detect SARS-CoV-2 in the wastewater of communities infected with the virus. The wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) approach could provide an effective and rapid way to predict the potential spread of novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) by picking up on biomarkers in …

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Uncertainty continues to impact supply chain risk, finds Dun & Bradstreet and Cranfield University

The ongoing uncertainty around Brexit is encouraging many manufacturers and retailers to consider other supplier locations in low cost, higher risk countries to avoid possible trade barriers.  The latest analysis in the Global Supply Chain Risk Report, produced quarterly by Cranfield University and Dun & Bradstreet, found marked increases in Supplier Criticality (up 2%) …

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MK:U international design competition shortlist announced

Cranfield University, Milton Keynes Council and Malcolm Reading Consultants have announced the shortlist for the MK:U International Design Competition for a new proposed university in the Oxford to Cambridge innovation arc. Details of the 12-strong jury were also announced. MK:U is a new model university and one of the flagship …

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Firms increasingly cautious on risk-taking in the supply chain

Companies are increasingly cautious over taking risks in their supply chain, with fears over their level of dependence on suppliers and sourcing from high-risk countries dominating their thinking, data in a new report shows. The Q4 2018 Global Supply Chain Risk Report, published today by Cranfield School of Management and …

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Barclays and Cranfield University help entrepreneurs take flight with new aviation technology hub

Barclays and Cranfield University have announced a partnership to establish the first Eagle Lab dedicated to aviation technology, or AvTech, based on the University’s campus. From December, the co-working and innovation space – one of the first cross-industry collaborations to accelerate the development of AvTech – will open for ambitious …

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Cranfield partners with Purdue Uni to provide new Master’s degree for the US Department of Defense

Cranfield University is partnering with Purdue University in the United States to offer a suite of graduate-level education programmes for the US Department of Defense (DOD). The first offering will be a dual Master’s degree in Defence Engineering and Technology with a specialisation in expeditionary warfare – the deployment of …

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