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Department of Computer Science and Technology

Cambridge students excel at NWERC

1 December 2013

Congratulations to the three Cambridge teams who excelled at the Northwestern European Regional Contest 2013 (NWERC).

The NWERC is integrated in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest and draws students from colleges and universities throughout Belgium, Luxembourg, Great Britain, Ireland,...

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Networks and Operating Systems Group calls for applicatins for METRICS studentships

29 October 2013

The Computer Laboratory's Networks and Operating Systems Group calls for applications for the Marie Curie ITN METRICS studentships.

Further details can be found here .

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Raspberry Pi wins INDEX 2013 award

9 September 2013

Congratulations to Raspberry Pi, which was been awarded an INDEX 2013 Award in the Play and Learning category.

The INDEX awards are the biggest design awards in the world and are widely recognised as the most important.

INDEX: Design to Improve Life® is a Danish NPO with global reach. They...

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Steven Murdoch receives Royal Society-EPSRC fellowship

22 July 2013

Dr Steven Murdoch is one of seven Royal Society research fellows to receive further research funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), in what is a new collaboration between the Royal Society and the EPSRC.
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Eben Upton receives prestigious Silver Medal

18 July 2013

Eben Upton, co-founder of the Rapsberry Pi Foundation, is one of four entrepreneurs to receive a prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal.

The Silver Medal recognises an outstanding and demonstrated personal contribution to British engineering.

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RealVNC wins most prestigious national prize for engineering innovation

18 July 2013

RealVNC, co-founded by Professor Andy Hopper and Dr Andy Harter, has won the Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Award, the premier award for UK innovation in engineering.

John Robinson FREng, chair of the MacRobert Award judging panel, said: “RealVNC was selected for the MacRobert award because of...

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Jon Crowcroft receives 2014 IEEE Internet Award

17 July 2013

Jon Crowcroft , Marconi Professor of Communications Systems, has been awarded the 2014 IEEE Internet Award.

The award, sponsored by Nokia Corporation, recognizes exceptional contributions to the advancement of Internet technology for network architecture, mobility and/or end-use applications.

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Glynn Winskel awarded LICS Test of Time award

2 July 2013

Glynn Winskel, Professor of Computer Science, has been awarded the LICS (Logic and Computer Science) Test of Time award for his paper with Andre Joyal and Mogens Nielsen on ''Bisimulation from Open Maps'' which appeared in LICS 1993 - see

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Professor Sir Maurice Wilkes born this day 100 years ago

26 June 2013

Today is the centenary of the birth of Professor Sir Maurice Wilkes, computer pioneer and past head of the Computer Laboratory.

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PhD student awarded Google scholarship

23 June 2013

PhD student Toby Moncaster has been awarded a Google Scholarship for Students with Disabilities.

Toby will receive a EUR 7,000 scholarship for the 2013/2014 academic year and will be invited to visit a Google's Zurich office for a networking retreat.

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