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Diana Popescu named Google Women Techmakers Scholar

Diana Popescu has been named a Google Women Techmakers Scholar 2017. Through the Women Techmakers Scholars Program – formerly the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program – Google is furthering Dr. Anita Borg’s vision of creating gender equality in the … Continue reading

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Professor Andy Hopper appointed Treasurer of the Royal Society

Professor Andy Hopper CBE FREng FRS has been appointed Treasurer of the Royal Society. The appointment, which is for five years, starts on November 30 2017. Andy has been a recipient of numerous prestigious awards for his influential work, with … Continue reading

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Cambridge Computer Lab Ring Company of the Year, Improbable, raises $500m

Cambridge Computer Lab Ring Company of the Year, Improbable, has raised $502m from Japan’s SoftBank corporation. Founded in 2012 by Computer Lab graduates Herman Narula and Rob Whitehead, Improbable’s software simulates systems on a massive scale with a level of … Continue reading

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Professor Sir Tony Hoare newly elected a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences

Professor Sir Tony Hoare, an Honorary member of the Computer Laboratory, has been elected a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences. The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) elects new members and foreign associates in recognition of their distinguished … Continue reading

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Professor Lawrence Paulson elected a new fellow of the Royal Society

Lawrence Paulson, Professor of Computational Logic, has been elected a new fellow of the Royal Society. The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship made up of the most eminent scientists, engineers and technologists from the UK and the Commonwealth. Fellows … Continue reading

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Success for Cambridge team at final of Google’s Hash Code 2017

Congratulations to team МЕТАШСА (PhD student Petar Veličković along with Part IB students Marko Stanković and Dimitrije Erdeljan) who came fifth in the final of Google’s Hash Code 2017. The competition was open to all university students and professionals across … Continue reading

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Advait Sarkar receives CSAR award

The Cambridge Society for the Application of Research has announced that Advait Sarkar is one of 12 PhD students from the University of Cambridge to receive a CSAR Student Award for 2017. Advait was a member of the the Rainbow … Continue reading

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Cristina Muñoz receives best paper award at NetSys 2017

Cristina Muñoz has received a best paper award at NetSys 2017 for his paper‘I(FIB)F: Iterated Bloom Filters for Routing in Named Data Networks’. The paper is joint work with Liang Wang and Jon Crowcroft both of the University of Cambridge, … Continue reading

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Part IB Group Design Project winners announced

Congratulations to all the Part IB project design groups who put on a fantastic display at the March 8th demonstrations. Team Juliet (George Andersen, Luke Baxter, George Prosser, Peter Rugg, Sunny Sun, and Niamh Walsh) scooped this year’s Technical Prize. … Continue reading

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Computer Lab team awarded bronze medal at Hack Cambridge Recurse

Congratulations to Catalina Cangea, Laurynas Karazija, Edgar Liberis and Petar Veličković who were awarded a bronze medal at Cambridge Hack Recurse. Around 300 students from around the world descended on Cambridge over the weekend of 28-29 January 2017 for Hack … Continue reading

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