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Department of Computer Science and Technology

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Mobile computing 'rockstar' talks revolution

21 September 2020

Senior Lecturer Nic Lane, named as SIGMOBILE's Rockstar 2020 for his outstanding contributions to mobile computing, will give the keynote talk 'What is Next for the Efficient Machine Learning Revolution?' at this week's MobiCom conference.

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OCaml Labs breakthrough - good things come to those who wait

16 September 2020

A group of systems researchers here, along with their industrial and academic collaborators, are celebrating receiving a prestigious award for a breakthrough that took them six years to achieve.

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Monitoring body sounds 'in the wild' wins student Best Paper award

15 September 2020

PhD student Shyam Tailor has won a 'Best Paper' award for his work on developing a wearable device that can continuously monitor users' hearts, even in noisy everyday life.

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Dr Amanda Prorok

'Robot trainer' receives ERC Starting Grant to study transport systems of the future

3 September 2020

Dr Amanda Prorok, an Assistant Professor and University Lecturer in Cyber-Physical Systems here, has today been awarded a coveted European Research Council Starting Grant

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Dr Alice Hutchings

Private-eye-turned-researcher receives ERC Starting Grant to study cybercrime

3 September 2020

Dr Alice Hutchings, a researcher into cybercrime and a University Lecturer on computer security, has today been awarded a coveted European Research Council Starting Grant.

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Hosting the Sutton Trust Summer School

18 August 2020

We are sorry the students can't be here in person, but we're still very happy to be running the Sutton Trust / University of Cambridge Computer Science Summer School this week.

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Schmidt Data for Science Course scores a hit

29 July 2020

Our first-ever Schmidt Data for Science Residency Programme is now underway – and is being enthusiastically received by the 27 PhDs and postdocs selected to participate.

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Why I thought I wasn't smart enough for Computer Science...

28 July 2020

She was conditioned by a tutor to believe that "girls aren't smart enough for Computer Science". But two years into her degree here, Vasundhara Agarwal now knows that's not true.

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Your phone 'could tell us if you have coronavirus'

27 July 2020

A mobile phone app that collects recordings of its users coughing and breathing has been used by researchers here successfully to predict whether people have coronavirus.

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DeepMind to support a further five scholarships for Cambridge students from backgrounds under-represented in Computer Science

18 July 2020

The gift from DeepMind will fund up to three one-year Master’s courses and two three-year PhD scholarships in the fields of Computer Science and Machine Learning.

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