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Computer Lab students win Qualcomm Innovation Fellowships

Marwa Mahmoud and Steven Marsh, students at the Computer Laboratory, were awarded two of the three Qualcomm UK Innovation Fellowships in competition with other departments in Cambridge and at Imperial College.  The Computer Laboratory winners were Marwa Mahmoud (supervised by … Continue reading

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RealVNC wins the triple

RealVNC, the company founded by  Computer Laboratory’s Professor Andy Hopper and Andy Harter together with Lily Bacon and other colleagues from the University has been singled out with its third Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in as many years, a remarkable accomplishment … Continue reading

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Computer Lab spin-out helps protect online banking customers

Computer Lab spin-out, Cronto, is helping to protect online banking customers from the threat of online banking fraud. Dr Steven Murdoch, a member of the Lab’s Security Group and Cronto’s Chief Security Architect, has designed and developed a new transaction … Continue reading

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The Computer Laboratory gets ready to celebrate 75 years

2013 is a special year for the Computer Laboratory. Not only does it mark the Laboratory’s 75th anniversary but also the centenary of the Cambridge computer pioneer, Professor Sir Maurice Wilkes. Celebrations to mark these landmark  events will take place … Continue reading

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Professor Andrew Pitts is made a Fellow of the ACM

Andy Pitts has been made a Fellow of the ACM for his contributions to the theory of programming language semantics. The ACM Fellows Program was established in 1993 to recognize and honour outstanding ACM members for their achievements in computer … Continue reading

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Computer Laboratory recruitment fair full to bursting

Fifty one companies will converge on the Computer Laboratory on Thursday November 15th 2012 for the annual Supporters’ Club recruitment fair. The event attracts many of the most prestigious IT companies at home and abroad, and provides students with an … Continue reading

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PLS Research Group has four papers accepted for POPL 2013

Of the 43 papers accepted (18.5% of those submitted) for the Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages (POPL 2013) to be held in Rome next January, four are authored by members of the Computer Laboratory’s Programming, Logic, and Semantics Research … Continue reading

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Charles Babbage robot head inspires research on affective computing

Professor Peter Robinson’s research exploring the role of emotions in human-machine interaction has inspired research on affective computing.  

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ACM Queue interview with Robert Watson on Cambridge research into the hardware-software interface

Robert Watson talks about spanning industry and academia, the importance of open source in software research, and challenges facing research that spans traditional boundaries in computer science. Watch the ACM Queue interview to find out about CHERI, an exciting computer … Continue reading

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Computer Lab graduate highly commended in 2012 Undergraduate Awards

Congratulations to Manfredas Zabarauskas who has been selected as one of nine Highly Commended students in the field of Computer Science & Information Technology  in the 2012 Undergraduate Awards. The Undergraduate Awards are open to final and penultimate year undergraduate … Continue reading

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