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.

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Fitness levels accurately predicted using wearable devices – no exercise required

01 Dec 2022

Cambridge researchers have developed a method for measuring overall fitness accurately on wearable devices – and more robustly than current consumer...

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Co-author Dr Eleanor Drage testing the 'personality machine' built by Cambridge undergraduates.

Claims AI can boost workplace diversity are ‘spurious and dangerous’, researchers argue

10 Oct 2022

Research highlights growing market in AI-powered recruitment tools that claim to bypass human bias to remove discrimination from hiring.

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Machine learning algorithm predicts how to get the most out of electric vehicle batteries

23 Aug 2022

Researchers have developed a machine learning algorithm that could help reduce charging times and prolong battery life in electric vehicles by...

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Example image of the 3D printer nozzle used by the machine learning algorithm to detect and correct errors in real time.

Algorithm learns to correct 3D printing errors for different parts, materials and systems

16 Aug 2022

Engineers have created intelligent 3D printers that can quickly detect and correct errors, even in previously unseen designs, or unfamiliar materials...

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Cambridge research centre puts people at the heart of AI

12 Jul 2022

The University of Cambridge today launches a new research centre dedicated to exploring the possibilities of a world shared by both humans and...

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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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