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Unix group cleanup

On departmental Linux systems, many Unix groups have been added locally, to facilitate groups of users jointly editing files. Use the shell command “id” to see which groups you are a member of. To avoid malfunctions, we now need to … Continue reading

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Head of Computer Laboratory calls for more computer scientists

Professor Andy Hopper refutes Government Statistics Professor Andy Hopper CBE, head of the Computer Laboratory at Cambridge University, is keen to encourage more students to study Computer Science and reassure them that job prospects are some of the best in … Continue reading

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Sir Maurice Wilkes event: 27 June 2011

Registration is now open for the tribute event for Sir Maurice Wilkes, which will be held in the Computer Laboratory on Monday, 27 June 2011.

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Prof. Winskel wins €2.4M ERC Advanced Grant

Glynn Winskel, Professor of Computer Science, has recently been awarded one of the prestigious European Research Council Advanced grants. The award of 2.4 million euro is for five years and is for research on Events, Causality and Symmetry – the … Continue reading

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800th Anniversary Seminars at the Computer Laboratory

Although a young discipline by Cambridge standards, Computer Science has had an incalculably large impact on modern life, and therefore inspires a great deal of public interest. Cambridge has been responsible for many of the significant first advances in this … Continue reading

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Web server upgraded

The main lab web server was upgraded to Apache 2.2 on 27 April 2009. Please check any particular configurations (e.g. via .htaccess) that you rely on and contact webmaster@cl if you spot any problems.

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CL gets highest grade-point average in RAE 2008

The Computer Laboratory obtained the following profile for its Computer Science and Informatics submission to the Research Assessment Exercise 2008 (RAE2008): 4* 3* 2* 1* Unclassified 45 45 10 0 0 Although profiles are not rank ordered as part of … Continue reading

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Full IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL) subscription

The University Library announced today: The full IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL) is now available to staff and students of the University. This subscription provides access to all journals published by both institutions, including archival access back to volume 1 in … Continue reading

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Industrial Supporters’ Club Annual Recruitment Fair

The 2008 Recruitment Fair of the Computer Laboratory’s Industrial Supporters’ Club takes place in the attrium of the William Gates Building on Thursday, 13 November, 11:30–16:00.

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Computer Laboratory Student wins 2008 Europe Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

Congratulations to Silvia Breu who has been awarded a €5000 Anita Borg scholarship for the 2008–2009 academic year. Nearly 300 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 31 countries applied for the award. Of the 63 finalists selected, 20 received … Continue reading

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