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Cambridge Computer Laboratory hosts Inter-ACE cyber security challenge

18 April 2018

More than 130 students representing 18 of the UK’s top cybersecurity universities battled it out at the Inter-ACE 2018 cyber security challenge, hosted at the Computer Laboratory at the University of Cambridge. The competition, supported by GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre, and designed to attract the next generation...

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Michael Schaarschmidt awarded 2018 Google PhD Fellowship

17 April 2018

Michael Schaarschmidt has been awarded a 2018 Google PhD Fellowship. Michael is a member of the Systems Research Group under the supervision of Dr Eiko Yoneki.

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Bjarne Stroustrup named recipient of the 2018 IEEE-CS Computer Pioneer Award

8 February 2018

Bjarne Stroustrup has been selected to receive the IEEE Computer Society’s 2018 Computer Pioneer Award. The award is given for significant contributions to early concepts and developments in the electronic computer field, which have clearly advanced the state-of-the-art in computing. Bjarne is being recognized “for...

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Bjarne Stroustrup to receive 2018 Charles Stark Draper Prize

4 January 2018

The National Academy of Engineering has announced that Bjarne Stroustrup will receive the 2018 Charles Start Draper Prize for Engineering. The prize has been awarded ‘for conceptualizing and developing the C++ programming language’. The $500,000 annual award is given to engineers whose accomplishments have significantly...

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Cambridge team wins The 2017 Northwestern Europe Regional Contest

27 November 2017

Congratulations to Team Me[N]ta∭ca, winners of The 2017 Northwestern Europe Regional Contest. NWERC 2017 is an official regional contest in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest. It draws students from colleges and universities throughout Belgium, Luxembourg, Great Britain, Ireland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden...

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Cambridge joins new UK Hardware Security Institute

23 November 2017

Researchers at the University of Cambridge are part of the new £5m multi-university Research Institute to improve hardware security and reduce vulnerability to cyber threats. Funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), the Research Institute in...

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Department’s researchers awarded a double at SPLASH 2017

26 October 2017

Department researchers Victor Gomes, Martin Kleppmann, Dominic Mulligan, and Alastair Beresford have been awarded both a distinguished paper award and a distinguished artefact award for their paper “ Verifying strong evential consistency in distributed systems ” at the ACM SIGPLAN conference on Systems, Programming...

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