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Read more at: Data Trusts Initiative offers grants for research bridging theory to practice

Data Trusts Initiative offers grants for research bridging theory to practice

17 December 2020

The Data Trusts Initiative – an interdisciplinary programme based here – is offering funding for research to bridge the gap between discussions about how data trusts could work and their practical application.

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Read more at: Students take the crown in global cybersecurity contest

Students take the crown in global cybersecurity contest

15 December 2020

Undergraduate and MPhil students of this Department took the crown in an international cyber security competition last week, featuring in the three winning teams at the event.

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Read more at: January event to showcase healthcare research

January event to showcase healthcare research

14 December 2020

A Healthcare Research Showcase on 29 January 2021 will highlight some of the healthcare projects our researchers are undertaking - including using body sound recordings to predict Covid-19, and employing AI to improve cancer treatment.

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Harnessing computing to achieve net zero

3 December 2020

"There are many routes to net zero, but digital technology has a central role to play, no matter what sector or country you look at," says our own Prof Andy Hopper at the start of the Royal Society's new report 'Digital Technology and the Planet'.

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Read more at: The ethical hacking competition inspiring future cyber-defenders

The ethical hacking competition inspiring future cyber-defenders

30 November 2020

Inspired by a cyber-security competition that was co-founded and held here, an 'ethical hacking' contest takes place worldwide this Sunday for competitors who – the organisers hope – will fill a vital skills gap in computer security.

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Free 'Data for Science' training course for Cambridge researchers

27 November 2020

We are offering science PhDs and postdocs across the University of Cambridge the free 'Accelerate-Spark Data for Science' training course in February to help them apply data science tools to their own datasets and research problems.

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New Fellows will help Accelerate Discovery

18 November 2020

Four Early Career Fellows have just joined our Accelerate Programme to help researchers across the University advance the frontiers of their work through the application of AI.

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Read more at: Cambridge Ring 'Hall of Fame' Awards recognise our staff, students and alumni

Cambridge Ring 'Hall of Fame' Awards recognise our staff, students and alumni

11 November 2020

There were awards for finding a privacy vulnerability in smartphones, deploying technology to make a difference in Africa, improving the transmission of display graphics and helping small companies build web apps.

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Research Assistant Anh Vu

'Honour among thieves': the evolution of a cybercrime market

5 November 2020

Researchers at the Cambridge Cybercrime Centre here will today reveal what they’ve learned from analysing hundreds of thousands of illicit trades that took place in a cybercrime forum over the last two years.

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Read more at: SRI and Cambridge release CHERI software stack for Arm Morello

SRI and Cambridge release CHERI software stack for Arm Morello

29 October 2020

The CHERI architecture co-developed by researchers here to protect computer systems from security vulnerabilities takes a major step forward with the release of software and the first simulator for it.

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