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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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Cambridge team wins The 2017 Northwestern Europe Regional Contest

Congratulations to Team Me[N]ta∭ca, winners of The 2017 Northwestern Europe Regional Contest. NWERC 2017 is an official regional contest in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest. It draws students from colleges and universities throughout Belgium, Luxembourg, Great Britain, Ireland, Iceland, … Continue reading

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Department’s researchers awarded a double at SPLASH 2017

Department researchers Victor Gomes, Martin Kleppmann, Dominic Mulligan, and Alastair Beresford have been awarded both a distinguished paper award and a distinguished artefact award for their paper “Verifying strong evential consistency in distributed systems” at the ACM SIGPLAN conference on … Continue reading

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Annual Faculty Meeting

This year’s Annual Meeting of the Faculty will be at 14:15 on Tuesday 7 November 2017 in Lecture Theatre 1 in the William gates Building. The meeting will be followed by refreshments in the Street. All are welcome to attend.

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Stephen Dolan wins 2017 CPHC/BCS Distinguished Dissertation Award

Stephen Dolan has been named the winner of the 2017 CPHC/BCS Distinguished Dissertation Award for his dissertation ‘Algebraic subtyping’. The Council of Professors and Heads of Computing (CPHC), in conjunction with BCS and BCS Academy of Computing, annually selects for … Continue reading

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Zafar Gilani presents research on Twitter bots

PhD student Zafar Gilani recently presented the results of research on Twitter bots, at the International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining in Sydney, Australia. Twitter has more than 300 million monthly active users. But Gilani and … Continue reading

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Dr Marwa Mahmoud presents research on new artificial intelligence system

Dr Marwa Mahmoud recently presented the results of research on a new artificial intelligence system designed to detect pain levels in sheep, at the 12th IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition in Washington, DC. The new system … Continue reading

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Professor Sir Tony Hoare newly elected a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences

Professor Sir Tony Hoare, an Honorary member of the Computer Laboratory, has been elected a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences. The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) elects new members and foreign associates in recognition of their distinguished … Continue reading

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Part IB Group Design Project winners announced

Congratulations to all the Part IB project design groups who put on a fantastic display at the March 8th demonstrations. Team Juliet (George Andersen, Luke Baxter, George Prosser, Peter Rugg, Sunny Sun, and Niamh Walsh) scooped this year’s Technical Prize. … Continue reading

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Postgraduate Open Day – 2 November 2016

The University of Cambridge is proud to be hosting its first Postgraduate Open Day on Wednesday 2 November 2016. During the Postgraduate Open Day you will be able to attend centralised presentations on various topics including Student Life in Cambridge, … Continue reading

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