Category Archives: Frontpage

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Alastair Beresford receives Google Security and Privacy Research award

Dr Alastair Beresford, Reader in Computer Security, has received a 2018 Google Security and Privacy Research award. Dr Beresford’s research research examines the security and privacy of large-scale networked computer systems.

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DeepMind Scholarships

DeepMind scholarships are now available for support candidates intending to study for the M.Phil in Advanced Computer Science. Eligibility requirements and further details are available. The closing date scholarship applications for October 2019 entry will be 31st March 2019.

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Cambridge team wins the 2018 Northwestern Europe Regional Contest

Congratulations to Team Treenity, winners of The 2018 Northwestern Europe Regional Contest. NWERC 2018 is an official regional contest in the International Collegiate Programming Contest. It draws students from colleges and universities throughout Belgium, Luxembourg, Great Britain, Ireland, Iceland, Norway, … Continue reading

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Dr Amanda Prorok receives Best Paper Award at DARS 2018

Dr Amanda Prorok has received the Best Paper Award, at DARS 2018: 14th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems, for ‘Redundant Robot Assignment on Graphs with Uncertain Edge Costs‘. Dr Prorok is a member of the Digital Technology Group.

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Robert Sansom Professorship of Computer Science to be appointed

The Department of Computer Science and Technology (formerly, the Computer Laboratory) will be appointing a new Robert Sansom Professorship of Computer Science in 2019/20. The Chair will build on the University’s strengths in computer science and will be based in … Continue reading

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Dr Robert Harle receives ACM Ubicomp 10 Year Impact Award

Dr Robert Harle has been awarded the ACM Ubicomp 10 Year Impact Award at Ubicomp 2018, for his paper from 2008 entitled ‘Pedestrian localisation for indoor environments’. The paper was joint work with Oliver Woodman.

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Dr Noa Zilberman named in list of 10 Rising Stars in Computer Networking and Communications

Dr Noa Zilberman, a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow and member of the Networks and Operating Systems Group, has been named in the fourth list of “N2Women: Rising Stars in Computer Networking and Communications”.

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DeepMind Chair of Machine Learning to be appointed

The Department of Computer Science and Technology is to appoint a DeepMind Chair of Machine Learning thanks to a benefaction from the world-leading AI company. The first DeepMind Chair is expected to take up their position in October 2019.

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The Department of Computer Science and Technology and Nokia Bell Labs establish the new Centre for Mobile, Wearable Systems and Augmented Intelligence

Nokia Bell Labs is a founding partner of the new Centre for Mobile, Wearable Systems and Augmented Intelligence, to be based in the Department of Computer Science and Technology. The Centre will advance state-of-the-art mobile systems, security, new materials, and … Continue reading

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Seventh Annual Wheeler Lecture

We are pleased to announce that the Wheeler Lecture for 2018 will be given on Wednesday 30th May by Prof. Stephen Pulman. The title of the lecture is Language, learning and creativity. More information is available, and

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