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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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Glynn Winskel awarded LICS Test of Time award

Glynn Winskel, Professor of Computer Science, has been awarded the LICS (Logic and Computer Science) Test of Time award for his paper with Andre Joyal and Mogens Nielsen on ”Bisimulation from Open Maps” which appeared in LICS 1993 – see … Continue reading

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Professor Sir Maurice Wilkes born this day 100 years ago

Today is the centenary of the birth of Professor Sir Maurice Wilkes, computer pioneer and past head of the Computer Laboratory.

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PhD student awarded Google scholarship

PhD student Toby Moncaster has been awarded a Google Scholarship for Students with Disabilities. Toby will receive a EUR 7,000 scholarship for the 2013/2014 academic year and will be invited to visit a Google’s Zurich office for a networking retreat.

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Cambridge formally recognised as centre of excellence for cybsersecurity research

The University of Cambridge has been recognized as an “Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research” (ACE-CSR) by the UK Government. The status is further acknowledgement of Cambridge’s long-standing record of world-class research in the field of cybersecurity, in … Continue reading

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John Daugman inducted into the US National Inventors Hall of Fame

John Daugman, Professor of Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, has been inducted into the US National Inventors Hall of Fame. The National Inventors Hall of Fame annually accepts nominations for men and women whose work has changed society and improved … Continue reading

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