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News stories archive - 2020

News stories archive - 2020

EU funding secured for new generation of brain-computer interfaces

07 Dec 2020

Researchers win investment from the European Innovation Council to develop modern microelectronics to enhance the signal quality of a new generation of less invasive brain-computer interfaces

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Francesca is on the floor assembling the chlorine test rig while in Uganda. Someone stands over her, ready to assist.

Blue Tap secures Innovate UK Smart Grant

03 Dec 2020

Blue Tap, a water purification social enterprise founded by PhD student Francesca O’Hanlon, has secured an Innovate UK Smart Grant towards the technical development of its chlorine doser.

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Dr John Dudley winner of the CIUK 2020 Jacky Pallas Memorial Award

Dr John Dudley wins the CIUK 2020 Jacky Pallas Memorial Award

02 Dec 2020

John will present his work present on "Probabilistic User Interface Design Strategies for Next-Generation Augmented Reality Applications" at CIUK 2020 on Thursday 3 December.

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PhD student Mahendrini Ariyachandra and her supervisor Dr Ioannis Brilakis

PhD Student’s paper on Railway Digital Twins wins Best Paper Award 

30 Nov 2020

PhD student Mahendrini Ariyachandra has been announced the winner of the Best Paper Award at the 37th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC)

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Cambridge machine learning experts announced as Turing AI Fellows

27 Nov 2020

Dr Jose Miguel Hernandez Lobato and Dr Adrian Weller have been awarded Turing AI Acceleration Fellowships to deliver world-class Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies.

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Detail of a silicon photonic chip by Qixiang Cheng

The Department of Engineering joins £6.1m programme to transform the capabilities of silicon chips

26 Nov 2020

Researchers from the Department of Engineering have started work on a £6.1m UKRI-EPSRC programme grant to transform the way data is communicated and processed on silicon chips.

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PhD student wins funding to pilot air quality monitoring project in Sweden and Portugal

25 Nov 2020

PhD student Lorena Gordillo-Dagallier has been announced a winner of the Women4Climate Tech Challenge 2020 after successfully pitching a community-driven air quality monitoring project. 

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The UK has bold plans to reach net zero emissions, but it must go beyond just turning off the CO₂ taps

23 Nov 2020

In this article from The Conversation, Dr Shaun Fitzgerald and Dr Hugh Hunt, co-directors of the Centre for Climate Repair at Cambridge, discuss plans for achieving emissions reductions.

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Cambridge Centre for AI in Medicine announces its official launch

19 Nov 2020

The University of Cambridge has announced a five-year agreement with AstraZeneca and GSK to fund the Cambridge Centre for AI in Medicine (CCAIM).

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Dr Didem Gurdur Broo

Dr Didem Gurdur Broo awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship

18 Nov 2020

Dr Didem Gurdur Broo has been awarded a prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to develop a conceptual framework for human-centred sustainable future cyber-physical systems.

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