From Charles Babbage to Alan Turing, Cambridge could be considered the birthplace of modern computing. Today, from the climate crisis to personalised medicine, we are applying AI to the world’s major challenges, exploring its ethical dimensions and collaborating with industry to ensure that our research has impact.

AI needs to serve people, science, and society

29 Apr 2022

Artificial intelligence offers great promise, but we must ensure it does not deepen inequalities. Professor Neil Lawrence and Jess Montgomery set out...

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Cambridge spin-out aiming to make it easier to find and apply regulations

14 Apr 2022

RegGenome, a commercial spin-out from the University of Cambridge, has announced the completion of a $6 million seed funding round.

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Trainee teachers made sharper assessments about learning difficulties after receiving feedback from AI

11 Apr 2022

A trial in which trainee teachers who were being taught to identify pupils with potential learning difficulties had their work ‘marked’ by artificial...

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Deep learning and disease detection

07 Apr 2022

Marcel Gehrung, co-founder and CEO of rapidly growing Cambridge biotech company, Cyted, on revolutionising disease diagnostics and the challenges of...

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‘Robot scientist’ Eve finds that less than one third of scientific results are reproducible

06 Apr 2022

Researchers have used a combination of automated text analysis and the ‘robot scientist’ Eve to semi-automate the process of reproducing research...

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Mathematical paradox demonstrates the limits of AI

17 Mar 2022

Humans are usually pretty good at recognising when they get things wrong, but artificial intelligence systems are not. According to a new study, AI...

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Cambridge awarded €1.9m to stop AI undermining ‘core human values’

09 Feb 2022

Work at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence will aim to prevent the embedding of existing inequalities – from gender to class and...

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New model improves accuracy of machine learning in COVID-19 diagnosis while preserving privacy

16 Dec 2021

Researchers in the UK and China have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) model that can diagnose COVID-19 as well as a panel of professional...

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Community of ethical hackers needed to prevent AI’s looming ‘crisis of trust’

10 Dec 2021

A global hacker 'red team' and rewards for hunting algorithmic biases are just some of the recommendations from experts who argue that AI faces a '...

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‘Transformational’ approach to machine learning could accelerate search for new disease treatments

29 Nov 2021

Researchers have developed a new approach to machine learning that ‘learns how to learn’ and out-performs current machine learning methods for drug...

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Collaboration could enable cancer patients to get faster and more personalised treatment

29 Nov 2021

GE Healthcare, the University of Cambridge and Cambridge University Hospitals have agreed to collaborate on developing an application aiming to...

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World first for AI and machine learning to treat COVID-19 patients worldwide

15 Sep 2021

Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge along with 20 other hospitals from across the world and healthcare technology leader, NVIDIA, have used...

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