King's College Cambridge

Cambridge academics elected as Fellows of the Royal Society

15 May 2009

Nine of the 44 new Royal Society Fellows announced today are Cambridge academics. Their election to the Fellowship of the Royal Society recognises their exceptional contributions to society. As Fellows of the UK's national academy of science, these leaders in the fields of science, engineering and medicine join other famous Cambridge names such as Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin and Stephen Hawking.

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Violin

Virtual violins

01 Sep 2008

Why does one violin sound different to another? Investigating this question has brought together researchers from music, engineering, experimental psychology and computer science.

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Xen

The Xen of start-ups

01 May 2008

Acquired for $500 million last year, a start-up that grew from research in the Computer Laboratory has just seen its first products being launched under the Citrix brand name.

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open book pages

Can machines read?

01 Feb 2008

Enabling computers to understand language might help users to overcome online information overload.

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Modern day alchemy

Modern day alchemy: Gold for 2012?

01 Feb 2007

An ambitious research project headed by the University of Cambridge’s Computer Laboratory and Department of Engineering aims to revolutionise sports coaching using advanced sensor networks.

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