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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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Erroll Wood receives ACM Emerging Investigator Award

Erroll Wood has received the Emerging Investigator Award at the ACM SIGGraph Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications for his paper ‘Learning an appearance-based gaze estimator from one million synthesised images’. The paper is joint work with Tadas Baltrusaitis, … Continue reading

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Robert Harle awarded Pilkington Prize

Dr Robert Harle has been awarded a Pilkington Prize 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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Professor Simon Moore receives “10-Year Retrospective Most Influential Paper” award

A research paper by Robert Mullins, Andrew West and Simon Moore was selected as the “10-Year Retrospective Most Influential Paper” in the 2016 Asia & South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC). The award for the paper, “The design and implementation … Continue reading

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Mark Batty wins 2015 BCS Distinguished Dissertation Competition

Mark Batty has been named the winner of the 2015 CPHC/BCS Distinguished Dissertation Competition. The Council of Professors and Heads of Computing (CPHC), in conjunction with BCS and BCS Academy of Computing, annually selects for publication the best British PhD/DPhil … Continue reading

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Cambridge triumphs at UKIEPC 2015

Cambridge teams triumphed at The UK/IE Programming Contest (UKIEPC) 2015. Not only did a team from the University come first, but Cambridge teams filled ten slots in the top twenty. Team EE Dragons (first) and Team Beuler (third) will now … Continue reading

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