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Read more at: Your phone 'could tell us if you have coronavirus'

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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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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Janet Wang

The essential travel assistant that could guide us out of lockdown

28 April 2020

A virtual travel assistant that can help users make socially distanced journeys – including when travelling on public transport – could help us as we emerge from lockdown. So says Janet Wang, an alumna of this department...

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Dolores Garcia Marti

One Stop Epidemy Resource

16 April 2020

An international team of developers, including a visiting student in this Department, has created an open-source online hospital resource management system of benefit to both doctors and families.

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Read more at: Helping Africa from afar

Helping Africa from afar

7 April 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has cut short one researcher’s planned sabbatical year developing AI in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Read more at: Using our skills to help others

Using our skills to help others

7 April 2020

"We are privileged to have so much in Cambridge – and we should be using it to help others." So says our Entrepreneur in Residence, Dr Laura James.

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Read more at: New app collects the sounds of COVID-19

New app collects the sounds of COVID-19

6 April 2020

Researchers here have led the development of a new app that will collect the sounds made by those suffering from the coronavirus.

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Read more at: Advice on moving conferences from the real to the virtual world

Advice on moving conferences from the real to the virtual world

2 April 2020

A faculty member here is part of a taskforce advising conference organisers on how to move their events from the real to the virtual world.

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Read more at: Enlisting smartphone data in the fight against coronavirus

Enlisting smartphone data in the fight against coronavirus

2 April 2020

A smartphone app to map epidemics that was developed in this department a decade ago is seeing a resurgence of interest because of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Read more at: Modelling demand for intensive care beds

Modelling demand for intensive care beds

1 April 2020

NHS regions in England are using a computer model co-developed by this department to help them predict the surge in demand for intensive care beds caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.

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