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: Vidhi Lalchand

07 November 2019

Vidhi is a PhD candidate at the Cavendish Laboratory, a Turing Scholar, and a member of Christ’s College. Here, she tells us about growing up in...

Read more

Opinion: Climate change, pandemics, biodiversity loss – no country is sufficiently prepared

01 November 2019

Two Cambridge risk researchers discuss how national governments are still stuck on "old problems", and run through the things that should be...

Read more

Cambridge appoints first DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning

18 September 2019

Following an international search, Professor Neil Lawrence has been appointed as the inaugural DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning at Cambridge...

Read more

Young leaders from UK and Latin America tackle future at Shaping Horizons

11 September 2019

More than 100 future leaders from the UK and Latin America have gathered at the University of Cambridge to discuss the future of work and...

Read more

AI learns the language of chemistry to predict how to make medicines

03 September 2019

Researchers have designed a machine learning algorithm that predicts the outcome of chemical reactions with much higher accuracy than trained...

Read more

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...

Read more

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...

Read more

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...

Read more
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...

Read more

Pages