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News stories archive - 2019

News stories archive - 2019

AI could be a force for good – but we’re currently heading for a darker future

29 Nov 2019

Dr Marcus Tomalin, Senior Research Associate in the Machine Intelligence Laboratory, co-authors this article for The Conversation on Artificial Intelligence (AI).

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In memory of Professor Archie Campbell

28 Nov 2019

It is with great sadness that we announce that Emeritus Professor of Electromagnetism, Archie Campbell, has died.

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Wind more effective than cold air at cooling rooms naturally

27 Nov 2019

The effectiveness of non-mechanical, low-energy methods for moderating temperature and humidity has been evaluated in a series of experiments by researchers from the University of Cambridge.

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Alumni Dr Alex Kendall (left) and Dr Amar Shah Co-founders Wayve

Wayve unveils self-driving car trials in central London

25 Nov 2019

Wayve Secures $20M Funding to Facilitate Autonomous Vehicle Trials in One of the World’s Busiest Cities.

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Cambridge engineers reveal what it takes to be an inventor

22 Nov 2019

Cambridge engineers whose inventions have had a lasting impact on society have featured in a new book titled The Life Scientific: Inventors.

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Shedding light on a nanomaterial that is both twisted and not at the same time. Credit Ventsislav Valev and Alex Murphy.

Scientists bring to light the secrets of a nanomaterial that is both twisted and untwisted at the same time.

20 Nov 2019

A new nanomaterial could solve a conundrum faced by scientists probing some of the most promising types of future pharmaceuticals.

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The customisable dashboard of a car using the LESA technology.

World-first structural electronics research for in-car electronics

19 Nov 2019

Pioneering structural electronics research led by Cambridge PhD student Ashutosh Tomar has been unveiled as a world-first for next-generation in-car personalisation.

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New method for generating equations from sensor data wins award

14 Nov 2019

Research into a new automated method for obtaining analytic models from sensor data, has won a Best Paper Award at the 2019 Embedded Systems Week.

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Dr Proctor on stage accepting third prize.

Business idea for novel implant to manage chronic pain wins investment

12 Nov 2019

Research Associate Dr Christopher Proctor has won investment for a business plan which involves developing innovative technology for drug-free pain management.

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PhD student David Burt has won the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Machine Learning

07 Nov 2019

PhD student David Burt has won the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Machine Learning 2019.

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