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Computer Laboratory lecturers awarded Pilkington Prizes

Lecturers Dr Alastair Beresford and Dr Andrew Rice have been awarded Pilkington Prizes for excellence in teaching. The Pilkington Teaching Award recognises excellence and innovation in teaching, making a significant impact on the student learning experience.

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Developer Contest – Travel Apps

Prizes worth a total of £2,800 are up for grabs! The Stride Project is looking for developers interested in travel and transport to build fun, useful and innovative applications using data from our information hub. So we’ve launched a contest … Continue reading

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MPhil Scholarships 2014/15

Advanced Computer Science MPhil Scholarships 2014-2015: The Faculty of Computer Science and Technology is pleased to announce that it will be awarding a limited number of scholarships and bursaries to UK students applying for admission for the MPhil in Advanced … Continue reading

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Cambridge students excel at NWERC

Congratulations to the three Cambridge teams who excelled at the Northwestern European Regional Contest 2013 (NWERC). The NWERC is integrated in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest and draws students from colleges and universities throughout Belgium, Luxembourg, Great Britain, Ireland, … Continue reading

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Networks and Operating Systems Group calls for applicatins for METRICS studentships

The Computer Laboratory’s Networks and Operating Systems Group calls for applications for the Marie Curie ITN METRICS studentships. Further details can be found here.

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Raspberry Pi wins INDEX 2013 award

Congratulations to Raspberry Pi, which was been awarded an INDEX 2013 Award in the Play and Learning category. The INDEX awards are the biggest design awards in the world and are widely recognised as the most important. INDEX: Design to … Continue reading

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Steven Murdoch receives Royal Society-EPSRC fellowship

Dr Steven Murdoch is one of seven Royal Society research fellows to receive further research funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), in what is a new collaboration between the Royal Society and the EPSRC.

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Eben Upton receives prestigious Silver Medal

Eben Upton, co-founder of the Rapsberry Pi Foundation, is one of four entrepreneurs to receive a prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal. The Silver Medal recognises an outstanding and demonstrated personal contribution to British engineering.

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RealVNC wins most prestigious national prize for engineering innovation

RealVNC, co-founded by Professor Andy Hopper and Dr Andy Harter, has won the Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Award, the premier award for UK innovation in engineering. John Robinson FREng, chair of the MacRobert Award judging panel, said: “RealVNC was … Continue reading

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Jon Crowcroft receives 2014 IEEE Internet Award

Jon Crowcroft, Marconi Professor of Communications Systems, has been awarded the 2014 IEEE Internet Award. The award, sponsored by Nokia Corporation, recognizes exceptional contributions to the advancement of Internet technology for network architecture, mobility and/or end-use applications.

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