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Success for Lab teams at Northwestern Europe Regional Contest

Team Me[∰]tallica (PhD student Petar Veličković along with Part IB students Marko Stanković and Dimitrije Erdeljan) were awarded a silver medal at Northwestern Europe Regional Contest (NWERC 2016). A bronze meal was awarded to Team mpttpm (Part II students Momchil … Continue reading

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A tribute to Negar Miralaei

Staff and students at the Computer Laboratory were deeply saddened to learn of the untimely death of Negar Miralaei. Negar was a fourth year PhD student soon to submit her dissertation. Her supervisor Dr Timothy Jones said “Negar loved to … Continue reading

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Dr Mateja Jamnik to receive a Royal Society 2016 Athena award.

Dr Mateja Jamnik will receive a Royal Society 2016 Athena award in a ceremony at the Royal Society’s annual diversity conference on 31 October 2016. Dr Jamnik receives the award for founding women@CL, an initiative targeted at computer science which … Continue reading

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Dr Andy Harter awarded prestigious Faraday Medal

Visiting Industrial Fellow Dr Andy Harter has been awarded the Faraday Medal, the most prestigious award of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). The Faraday Medal dates back to 1922, and is awarded for notable scientific or industrial achievement … Continue reading

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Advait Sarkar receives highly commended award at VL/HCC 2016

Advait Sarkar has received a highly commended award at the 2016 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC) for his paper ‘Visual discovery and model-driven explanation of time series patterns’. The paper is joint work with Alan Blackwell, … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi has sold 10 million computers

Raspberry Pi has announced that, over the last four and a half years, ten million computers have been sold. To celebrate the milestone, Raspberry Pi has launched “the perfect bundle.” The official Raspberry Pi Starter Kit contains a Raspberry Pi … Continue reading

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Professor Andy Hopper named a Royal Society Premier Medallist

Professor Andy Hopper CBE FREng FRS has been awarded The Bakerian Medal and Lecture 2017 for his outstanding research in computer technology, with significant economic impacts, in particular his work in computer networking and sentient computing systems with an aim … Continue reading

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Royal Society publishes new report on cybersecurity research

The Royal Society has published a new report on cybersecurity research. Professor Andy Hopper, co-chair of the working group who wrote the report, said “We are entrusting more and more information about ourselves to digital systems and that is shifting … Continue reading

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Professor Andy Hopper receives the ACM Sigmobile Test-of-Time Award

Professor Andy Hopper has received the ACM Sigmobile Test-of-Time award for “The active badge location system.” The paper is joint work with Roy Want, Veronica Falcao and Jonathan Gibbons. The SIGMOBILE Test-of-Time awards recognize papers that have had a sustained … Continue reading

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Mariana Marasoiu receives honourable mention at EuroVis 2016

Mariana Marasoiu has received an honourable mention at EuroVis 2016 for ‘Clarifying Hypotheses by Sketching Data’. The paper is joint work with Alan Blackwell, Advait Sarkar and Martin Spott. Mariana is a member of the Rainbow Graphics & Interaction Group … Continue reading

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