Big data has captured the world’s attention, with talk of a new Industrial Revolution based on information, and of data being one of the 21st century’s most valuable commodities. Today, we commence a month-long focus on research that uses, produces and interrogates huge datasets.
The University of Cambridge is to be one of the five universities that will lead the new Alan Turing Institute, announced the Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills today.
Big Data, Cardiovascular Disease, Public Policy and Synthetic Biology: new Strategic Research Initiatives27 Nov 2013
Four new targets have been added to the University of Cambridge’s Strategic Research Initiative program, which fosters multi-disciplinary collaboration to advance innovative research.
This week, work begins on the next phase of development for the Square Kilometre Array radio telescope, with the University of Cambridge leading major ‘work packages’.