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Dr Marwa Mahmoud presents research on new artificial intelligence system

Dr Marwa Mahmoud recently presented the results of research on a new artificial intelligence system designed to detect pain levels in sheep, at the 12th IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition in Washington, DC. The new system … 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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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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Postgraduate Open Day – 2 November 2016

The University of Cambridge is proud to be hosting its first Postgraduate Open Day on Wednesday 2 November 2016. During the Postgraduate Open Day you will be able to attend centralised presentations on various topics including Student Life in Cambridge, … 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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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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International Summer School on Metaprogramming

Jeremy Yallop and Ohad Kammar have organised an International Summer School on Metaprogramming. The summer school will be held at Robinson College from 8-12th August.

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Dr Markus Kuhn receives Bright Ideas Award

Dr Markus Kuhn received a Bright Ideas Award in a ceremony at the University Information Service (UIS) on April 7th 2016. For the inaugural Bright Ideas campaign, UIS chose to target the 900-strong Cambridge IT community with a technology-focused issue: … Continue reading

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