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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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Professor Marcelo Fiore awarded most influential paper 10-year award

Marcelo Fiore, Professor in Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science, has been awarded the 10-Year Most Influential PPDP Paper Award. His paper, ‘Semantic Analysis of Normalisation by Evaluation for Typed Lambda Calculus‘ was published in the Proceedings of the ACM SIGPLAN … Continue reading

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Computer Lab researchers awarded European Research Council Starting Grants.

Congratulations to Dr Stephen Clark, Dr Robert Mullins and Dr Frank Stajano who have been awarded European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants. The projects that have been selected are ‘Distributional Compositional Semantics for Text Processing (DisCoTex)’ (Dr Clark), ‘Specialisable, Programmable, … Continue reading

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Computer Lab researchers awarded Royal Society University Research Fellowships

Congratulations to Dr Steven Murdoch and Dr Magnus Myreen who have been awarded Royal Society University Research Fellowships. This scheme is for outstanding scientists in the UK who are in the early stages of their research career and have the … Continue reading

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Lab PhD receives best paper award at the Turing Centenary Conference

Claudio Angione has received the best paper award at the Turing Centenary Conference in Manchester. The paper, ‘Computing with Metabolic Machines’, is joint work with Giovanni Carapezza, Jole Costanza, Pietro Lio’ and Giuseppe Nicosia. Claudio Angione is a member of … Continue reading

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Lab PhD awarded Google Europe Fellowship

Congratulations to Jisun An who has been awarded a Google Europe Fellowship in Social Computing. Jisun An is a member of the Systems Research Group under the supervision of Professor Jon Crowcroft.

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Computer Lab students scoop Qualcomm Innovation Fellowships

The Computer Laboratory is proud to announce that Tadas Baltrusaitis, Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez and Al- Mustafa Zaidi have been awarded Qualcomm Innovation Fellowships 2012. Qualcomm invited applications for Qualcomm Innovation Fellowships from outstanding PhD students in the Computer Laboratory, Information Engineering … Continue reading

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Ubisense wins the double

Ubisense, founded by the Computer Laboratory’s Professor Andy Hopper, has won two prestigious UK Queen’s Awards; for International Trade and for Innovation. The first award for International Trade recognises Ubisense’s outstanding growth in overseas earnings, with export markets now representing … Continue reading

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CBBC Newsround checks out the Raspberry Pi

CBBC Newsround visits the Computer Laboratory to see the Raspberry Pi in action and how it can get kids inventing.

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