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Department of Computer Science and Technology

Student Jonas Fiala receives his award at the Mansion House

Award celebrates the medieval craft helping power modern-day computers

29 June 2021

A Livery Company rooted in the medieval craft of producing gold wire for embroidering tapestries and robes yesterday presented student Jonáš Fiala with an award celebrating its modern day use in computer hardware.

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Professor Sir Andy Hopper

Professor's contributions to computer technology recognised with knighthood

14 June 2021

Many congratulations to Professor Andy Hopper, our colleague of many years and a former Head of Department, whose work was recognised with a knighthood in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

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Read more at: Lessons for today from The Class of 1971

Lessons for today from The Class of 1971

9 June 2021

Fifty years ago this month, the first ever Computer Science undergraduates in Cambridge sat their finals before going out to face a very uncertain future. What they succeeded in doing next should offer hope to this year’s finalists.

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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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Image shows Dr Hatice Gunes

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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