AI systems might help solve some of the greatest challenges we face. How do we maximise the promise and prepare for this future?

Women in STEM: Dr Anita Faul

08 August 2019

Dr Anita Faul is a Teaching Associate at the Cavendish Laboratory and a Fellow of Selwyn College, where she specialises in algorithms. Here, she...

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Machine learning to help develop self-healing robots that ‘feel pain’

07 August 2019

Researchers from the University of Cambridge will use self-healing materials and machine learning to develop soft robotics as part of a new...

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Women in STEM: Maria Skoularidou

18 July 2019

Maria Skoularidou is a PhD candidate in the MRC Biostatistics Unit. Here, she tells us about her work in the emerging field of probabilistic...

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A robot arm picking lettuces

Robot uses machine learning to harvest lettuce

08 July 2019

A vegetable-picking robot that uses machine learning to identify and harvest a commonplace, but challenging, agricultural crop has been developed...

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Scientists identify possible source of the ‘Uncanny Valley’ in the brain

01 July 2019

Scientists have identified mechanisms in the human brain that could help explain the phenomenon of the ‘Uncanny Valley’ – the unsettling feeling...

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Driverless cars working together can speed up traffic by 35 percent

20 May 2019

A fleet of driverless cars working together to keep traffic moving smoothly can improve overall traffic flow by at least 35 percent, researchers...

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Machine learning predicts mechanical properties of porous materials

15 May 2019

Machine learning can be used to predict the properties of a group of materials which, according to some, could be as important to the 21st century...

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AI: Life in the age of intelligent machines

22 February 2019

In a new film, leading Cambridge University researchers discuss the far-reaching advances offered by artificial intelligence – and consider the...

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Using AI to avert ‘environmental catastrophe’

21 February 2019

A new Centre at the University of Cambridge will develop artificial intelligence techniques to help address some of the biggest threats facing the...

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