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Enigma code-breaking machine rebuilt at Cambridge

13 Jul 2020

Alumnus Hal Evans has built a replica of a 1930s Polish cyclometer – an electromechanical cryptologic device that was designed to assist in the decryption of German Enigma ciphertext.

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Dr. Jingyuan Xu

Dr. Jingyuan Xu receives the Carl von Linde IIR Young Researchers Award

08 Jul 2020

Dr. Jingyuan Xu, a postdoctoral research fellow, has been awarded the Carl von Linde IIR Young Researcher Award for young researchers in the field of cryogenic engineering.

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Capturing changing activity in London as lockdown eases

02 Jul 2020

Cambridge researchers are part of a project tasked with developing models, infrastructure and machine learning algorithms for capturing activity in London as the pandemic lockdown eases.

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Holographic beam shaping to deliver a boost to metallic 3D printing

01 Jul 2020

Cambridge engineers have begun a three-year research programme to help speed up the manufacture of metallic 3D printed parts and products, by using computer-generated holography.

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From left to right: Alex Tsompanidis, Jennifer Ward George, Victor Parchment

PhD team to help refugee camps contain COVID-19

29 Jun 2020

A team of 3 PhD students have been awarded business-led innovation funding by Innovate UK.

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Funding awarded for nanomanufacturing research to support a faster transition to electric vehicles

25 Jun 2020

Dr Michaël De Volder has been awarded funding of €2m from the European Research Council to manufacture Li-Ion batteries with enhanced energy and power density for use in electric vehicles.

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Dr Stuart Scott receives Pilkington Prize for his teaching excellence

24 Jun 2020

Congratulations to Dr Stuart Scott, Reader in Sustainable Energy, for the award of a Pilkington Prize, the University’s highest recognition for outstanding contribution to teaching.

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Speech task team, from left to right, top row:  Xixin Wu, Kate Knill, Mark Gales, bottom row: Yu Wang, Linlin Wang

Speech research group success at INTERSPEECH 2020

22 Jun 2020

A team from Professor Mark Gales' Speech Research Group and the ALTA Institute recently took part in the INTERSPEECH 2020 Shared Task on Automatic Speech Recognition.

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Striking differences revealed in COVID-19 mortality between NHS trusts

18 Jun 2020

A Cambridge team are calling for urgent research into the striking differences in COVID-19 deaths they have discovered between the intensive care units of NHS trusts across England.

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Tech firms are winning the AI race because they understand data – other sectors need to catch up

17 Jun 2020

Research Associate Dr Didem Gurdur Broo writes for The Conversation on the need to embrace high-quality data gathering to avoid being left behind by the next industrial revolution.

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