14,000 kilometres (or 8,600 miles), 15 team members and a 20C daytime temperature change later and our car Resolution has finally touched down to join us in Darwin, Australia. Our first week Down Under has been a crucial time to … Continue reading
The prep and race sections of the team have begun to trickle into our base camp just east of Darwin. With a crew of 10 so far, and not yet reunited with Resolution, you might suspect that we have been ready … Continue reading
With time ticking down to the flight date of our car, we’ve stepped our preparations up a gear. A lot of progress was made this week. We’ve now fitted solar cells to the door.
Despite our main focus at CUER being to build a race-winning solar car, we also feel it’s important to focus our interests on other areas of sustainable technology too. With this in mind, Chief Engineer Peter and I set out … Continue reading
Time is something we’ve never really had much of. To design, build and race a car in a little over a year is a tall order. As a team we’ve just come up with more ways of making the most … Continue reading
Cambridge University Eco Racing warmly invite you to their public launch at the London Science Museum. If you wish to attend the private event from 6pm on the 31st please email firstname.lastname@example.org. The car and team members will also be … Continue reading
It’s been a month since graduating but I’ve only just returned home having decided to work instead on our car, Resolution, during my free time – actually working longer hours than I ever did on my degree! Even now, though, … Continue reading
I was delighted when I found out that I was going to spend my summer in Cambridge. I just got offered a UROP (Undergraduate Research OPportunity), which is like a research placement that lets undergrads gain experience researching. Among the … Continue reading
If you do things the way they’ve always been done, you tend to get the same results. If you can be bold enough to try things that haven’t been done before, you have a chance to change the game.
This Sunday, I drove the new car for the first time out at Millbrook Proving Ground. I’d heard a lot from the other drivers, who have been overflowing with praise. Handles like a go-kart, they say. I have to be … Continue reading