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

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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Blue and Brown Anatomical Lung Wall Decor

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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Dame Sally Davies and The Trinity Challenge

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: Cambridge, Nokia Bell Labs and the future of mobile technologies

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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Gaia creates richest star map of our Galaxy – and beyond

25 Apr 2018

The European Space Agency’s Gaia mission has produced the richest star catalogue to date, including high-precision measurements of nearly 1.7 billion...

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In tech we trust?

23 Feb 2018

Fairness, trust and transparency are qualities we usually associate with organisations or individuals. Today, these attributes might also apply to...

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Preparing for the future: artificial intelligence and us

02 Feb 2018

Today we begin a month-long focus on research related to artificial intelligence. Here, four researchers reflect on the power of a technology to...

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