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

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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Cambridge establishes new centre for data science

12 March 2019

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

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

10 July 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...

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Scientists create ‘genetic atlas’ of proteins in human blood

06 June 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 April 2018

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

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In tech we trust?

23 February 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 February 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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£5.4 million centre will help transform the UK’s construction sector for the digital age

30 November 2017

The Government have announced £5.4 million in funding to launch the Centre for Digital Built Britain at the University of Cambridge, which will...

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Machine learning used to predict earthquakes in a lab setting

23 October 2017

A group of researchers from the UK and the US have used machine learning techniques to successfully predict earthquakes. Although their work was...

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