Our unprecedented ability to collect, store and analyse data is opening up new frontiers in science and the humanities.

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Big data's hidden cost

16 Jan 2023

As the climate emergency and cost-of-living crisis focus our minds on how to reduce energy, a group of scientists have highlighted the hidden...

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Cambridge spin-out using data analytics to extend the life of our built environment

15 Mar 2022

BKwai, a construction data company that helps engineers develop smarter, more sustainable infrastructure, has raised £2.2 million in seed funding...

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Crab apple tree in bloom

UK plants flowering a month earlier due to climate change

02 Feb 2022

Climate change is causing plants in the UK to flower a month earlier on average, which could have profound consequences for wildlife, agriculture and...

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Growing Underground: smart farming in the heart of London

29 Mar 2021

In the heart of London there is a farm like no other. It's subterranean, sustainable and energy smart. It also has a digital twin looking out for its...

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Machine learning comes of age in cystic fibrosis

23 Oct 2020

World-leading AI technology developed by the Cambridge Centre for AI in Medicine and their colleagues – some of which is being showcased this week at...

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Cambridge helps launch £10m Trinity Challenge to protect the world against future pandemics

14 Sep 2020

The University of Cambridge has joined a coalition of some of the world’s leading businesses and academic and tech institutions to launch The Trinity...

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On the move

02 Jul 2020

Wearable devices will play an important part in the healthcare delivery of the future. Cambridge and Nokia Bell Labs are working together to build...

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Strategic partner: Aviva

29 Apr 2020

A new partnership between Aviva and Cambridge is asking what do advances in technology and data science mean for the future of insurance?

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Women in STEM: Dr Anita Faul

08 Aug 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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Cambridge establishes new centre for data science

12 Mar 2019

The University of Cambridge is establishing a new research centre bringing together expertise from across academic departments and industry to drive...

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Making sense of cancer’s ‘big data’ problem to revolutionise patient care

10 Jul 2018

A new institute at the University of Cambridge aims to revolutionise cancer care by using cutting edge analytics to maximize the use of big data sets...

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Scientists create ‘genetic atlas’ of proteins in human blood

06 Jun 2018

An international team of researchers led by scientists at the University of Cambridge and MSD has created the first detailed genetic map of human...

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