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Department of Computer Science and Technology

Read more at: Apply now for Schmidt Data for Science Residency Programme

Apply now for Schmidt Data for Science Residency Programme

30 June 2020

We are offering PhDs and postdocs in science disciplines across Cambridge a free 'Data for Science' training course this summer. Applications close this Friday, 3rd July.

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Read more at: Promotions for five Department members

Promotions for five Department members

24 June 2020

Following their promotion, we have two new Readers and three new Professors in this department. Our congratulations to all five of them.

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Read more at: New programme to accelerate AI research capability at Cambridge

New programme to accelerate AI research capability at Cambridge

22 June 2020

A new initiative at Cambridge will equip young researchers outside computer science with the skills they need to use machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques to power their research.

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Computer Science students at the University of Cambridge

Virtual Open Days this week

21 June 2020

We are holding two Virtual Open Days this week, on Thursday 2 and Friday 3 July, where would-be undergraduates can find out what it’s like to study Computer Science here. Booking is now open.

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Meet Amanda Prorok, robot trainer

18 June 2020

Dr Amanda Prorok has just won an Amazon Research Award for her work on ways to induce artificially intelligent agents - like robots and driverless cars - to achieve common goals while working in shared spaces.  

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Understanding 'fairness' in machine learning algorithms

16 June 2020

When more and more decisions in business are informed by machines and models, fairness seems important. Aviva PhD student Michelle Seng Ah Lee is trying to understand how fairness can be reflected in the algorithms used by businesses.

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Read more at: Helping make future technologies more secure

Helping make future technologies more secure

15 June 2020

Two research teams here are among the recipients of a £10 million government investment in 'Digital Security by Design' - a programme aiming to help the tech infrastructure of UK organisations and digital devices be more resilient to cyber attacks

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Read more at: We’re old hands at new-style teaching

We’re old hands at new-style teaching

8 June 2020

The news that large lectures will be delivered online, rather than in person, next year has raised some concerns. But it's not new for us to offer students a mix of recorded lectures and face-to-face teaching: it's something we started doing 50 years ago.

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Read more at: Lockdown 'helps fuel rise in cybercrime'

Lockdown 'helps fuel rise in cybercrime'

2 June 2020

While lockdown has helped reduce the spread of the coronavirus, it is also helping fuel a rise in cybercrime. That's the warning from researchers in the Cambridge Cybercrime Centre here.

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St John's College Cambridge recreated on Minecraft

Undergraduate creates platform for a virtual community

28 May 2020

A Minecraft server set up by one of our undergraduates to help students missing Cambridge during the lockdown is now the platform for a University-wide virtual community.

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