Computer Laboratory Outreach and Public Engagement Activities
The Computer Laboratory is engaged in a wide range of outreach activities with schools, colleges and communities. Our staff participate in public engagement activities to inspire, inform and foster debate. This page lists some recent activities.
- Hatice Gunes will be speaking at a 'Meet the Researcher' event at the Cambridge Science Festival on 24 March.
- Mateja Jamnik gave a talk "Will AI outsmart humans?" at TEDX Klagenfurt, Austria.
- Peter Robinson was interviewed by Radio Sputnik in Moscow on voice analytic software.
- Alan Blackwell was on the Judging Panel at Hack Cambridge.
- Robert Mortier started a code club at Coton Primary School.
- Robert Mullins gave a lecture to students visiting from Shanghai Pinghe School.
- Peter Robinson gave a talk at the Perse School on "Computing with Emotions". He was als interiewed by MIT Technology Review on socially sensitive AI.
- Peter Sewell gave a keynote at Multicore Day 2016, part of SICS Software Week 2016 - an industry outreach event in Sweden.
- Sam Aaron gave two workshops to German schoolchildren in Berlin, hosted by Microsoft, as part of the Code Your Life initiative. He also gave a talk and performance to an audience of artists and makers in Hannover as part of the Basis Zwei programme.
- Anuj Dawar led a session for the Berkeley Math Circle, a group for high school students interested in mathematics in the San Francisco Bay area.
- Hatice Gunes took part in Wellcome Collections' Friday Late Spectacular - Body Language Event, London.
- The OCaml team hosted the fifteenth OCaml compiler hack evening.
- Beth Singler was interviewed by Cambridge TV about The Cambridge Ideas film about Pain in the Machine .
- Quentin Stafford-Fraser was interiewed on Newstalk 106-108fm: Ireland's National Independent Talk Radio Broadcaster.