Department of Computer Science and Technology

The Computer Laboratory

Computer Laboratory

The Computer Laboratory is an academic department within the University of Cambridge that encompasses Computer Science, along with many aspects of Engineering, Technology and Mathematics. It consists of 44 academic staff, 30 support staff, 7 research fellows, 102 post-doctoral research workers and 121 PhD students. We have over 300 undergraduates studying for Part I, II and III of the Computer Science Tripos and 36 graduate students studying for the MPhil in Advanced Computer Science.

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Coronavirus updates

The William Gates Building has been closed since 23 March 2020. Staff and PhD students are asked to work from home. All administrative activities are continuing as far as possible, with staff working remotely. Easter-term teaching and research are taking place online.


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Study Computer Science at University of Cambridge

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Cambridge Ring

Cambridge Ring: a professional networking group for Cambridge Graduates working in the computing industry.

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