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Networks and Operating Systems Group calls for applicatins for METRICS studentships

The Computer Laboratory’s Networks and Operating Systems Group calls for applications for the Marie Curie ITN METRICS studentships. Further details can be found here.

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Steven Murdoch receives Royal Society-EPSRC fellowship

Dr Steven Murdoch is one of seven Royal Society research fellows to receive further research funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), in what is a new collaboration between the Royal Society and the EPSRC.

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Professor Sir Maurice Wilkes born this day 100 years ago

Today is the centenary of the birth of Professor Sir Maurice Wilkes, computer pioneer and past head of the Computer Laboratory.

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PhD student awarded Google scholarship

PhD student Toby Moncaster has been awarded a Google Scholarship for Students with Disabilities. Toby will receive a EUR 7,000 scholarship for the 2013/2014 academic year and will be invited to visit a Google’s Zurich office for a networking retreat.

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Cambridge formally recognised as centre of excellence for cybsersecurity research

The University of Cambridge has been recognized as an “Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research” (ACE-CSR) by the UK Government. The status is further acknowledgement of Cambridge’s long-standing record of world-class research in the field of cybersecurity, in … Continue reading

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John Daugman inducted into the US National Inventors Hall of Fame

John Daugman, Professor of Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, has been inducted into the US National Inventors Hall of Fame. The National Inventors Hall of Fame annually accepts nominations for men and women whose work has changed society and improved … Continue reading

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Jean Bacon awarded honorary doctorate

Jean Bacon, Professor of Distributed Systems, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of the Open University. The honorary award will be conferred in Ely on June 1st 2013.

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Computer Lab spin-out Cronto acquired

Computer Lab spin-out Cronto, a provider of secure visual transaction authentication solutions for online banking, has been acquired by VASCO Data Security International, Inc. VASCO acquired all of the stock of Cronto in exchange for an initial cash consideration of … Continue reading

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Jon Crowcroft elected to Royal Society

Jon Crowcroft, the Marconi Professor of Communications Systems, has been elected to the Royal Society for his seminal contributions to the development of the Internet, including techniques that have paved the way for rural broadband.

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Marwa Mahmoud wins best paper award at IEEE Face and Gesture Conference

Marwa Mahmoud has won the best paper award at IEEE Face and Gesture Conference in Shanghai. The paper on “Automatic behavior descriptors for psychological disorder analysis” is joint work with colleagues at the University of Southern California. Marwa is a … Continue reading

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