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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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Lab researchers win best paper award at ACM ICN 2015

Lab researchers Liang Wang, Arjuna Sathiaseelan and Prof. Jon Crowcroft have won the best paper award at ACM ICN 2015. The paper “Pro-Diluvian: Understanding Scoped-Flooding for Content Discovery in Information-Centric Networking” is a joint work between the Networking for Development … Continue reading

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Ross Anderson named winner of 2015 SIGSAC Outstanding Innovation award

Ross Anderson, Professor of Security Engineering, has been named the winner of the 2015 SIGSAC Outstanding Innovation award. The award is given for outstanding and innovative technical contributions to the field of computer and communication security that have had lasting … Continue reading

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RA Sam Aaron teaches BBC DJ to compose music using Sonic Pi

Lab Research Associate Sam Aaron can often be found in school classrooms teaching children to create music by writing code using Sonic Pi. However, recently he welcomed a slightly older pupil, BBC Radio 1 and BBC 1Xtra DJ MistJam. The … Continue reading

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