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The successful Computer Science students, pictured left to right: Marc Harvey-Hill, Yash Shah, Nicole Choong and Matthew Elliot

Undergraduates win Neurodiversity Hackathon

25 May 2021

Congratulations to first-year undergraduates Marc Harvey-Hill, Yash Shah, Nicole Choong and Matthew Elliot who teamed up to take part in a Hackathon on 'Embracing Neurodiversity' – and won.

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Wellbeing on demand

24 May 2021

Dr Hatice Gunes, a Reader in Affective Intelligence and Robotics here, wants to create emotionally intelligent robots that can help make us more resilient to life’s challenges. "I believe they can improve quality of life," she says.

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How many robots does it take to screw in a lightbulb? – The Wheeler Lecture 2021

17 May 2021

The question 'How many robots does it take to screw in a lightbulb?' was not a joke. It was the start of The Wheeler Lecture 2021 where our guest speaker Professor Daniela Rus invited us to "reimagine robots".

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Read more at: Can Federated Learning save the world?

Can Federated Learning save the world?

10 May 2021

Researchers here will tomorrow tell an international summit about their work on more environmentally-friendly ways to train the AI models that underpin web search engines, power smart assistants and enable driverless cars.

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Read more at: The internship scheme fostering new skills, interests... and careers

The internship scheme fostering new skills, interests... and careers

27 April 2021

An internship scheme here that allows undergraduates to put theory into practice, develop valuable skills, and discover unexpected research interests and/or career paths, will get underway again in June.

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Robert Watson wins EuroSys Jochen Liedtke Young Researcher Award 2021

26 April 2021

Dr Robert Watson has won the 2021 EuroSys Jochen Liedtke Young Researcher Award, given annually to junior European researchers who have demonstrated exceptional creativity and innovation in systems research.

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Read more at: Government to fund more businesses to test CHERI digital security solutions

Government to fund more businesses to test CHERI digital security solutions

19 April 2021

The UK government is making more funding available this spring to encourage companies to test out in the 'real world' new digital security solutions developed by this Department as part of the CHERI project.

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Read more at: July Data for Science Residency: applications open

July Data for Science Residency: applications open

14 April 2021

PhD students and postdocs across Cambridge have another chance to apply for a funded training course that is successfully equipping scientists with powerful tools to progress their research.

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Professor Daniela Rus

The Wheeler Lecture 2021

13 April 2021

Save the date of Wednesday 12 May, when Professor Daniela Rus - Director of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT - will be giving this year's Wheeler Lecture. Her talk is entitled 'Reimagining Robots'.

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Helping Augmented and Virtual Reality realise their potential

5 April 2021

A major joint effort by academia and industry is needed to solve the key issues stopping Augmented and Virtual Reality from realising their potential. So say the organisers of a recent workshop, including researchers in this Department.

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