Announcements and updates

Accelerate Science and C2D3 launch new funding programme to help deploy AI for research and innovation

Tuesday, July 05, 2022

The Accelerate Programme in collaboration with C2D3 is offering small grants for Cambridge University researchers pursuing innovative applications of AI, in research or real-world contexts. Funding can support a variety of activities, including events, workshops, teaching, software development, or research, with a focus on interdisciplinary collaboration.

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New Python for Science package will help researchers learn programming skills

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Accelerate and Cambridge Spark are offering a new self-learning module to help researchers learn programming in Python. The module introduces the essential knowledge needed to process, manage and analyse data using Python and pandas, providing skills that researchers can immediately apply to their own data analysis.

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July Data Science for Science Residency - applications open!

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

PhD students and postdocs across Cambridge have another chance to apply for a funded training course that is successfully equipping scientists with powerful tools to progress their research.

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An AI revolution in science? Using machine learning for scientific discovery

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

An April event hosted by the Accelerate Programme for Scientific Discovery here will explore how AI can help advance the frontiers of science and how researchers can benefit from using AI in their work.

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Funded data science for science course for Cambridge researchers

Friday, November 27, 2020

We are offering science PhDs and postdocs across the University of Cambridge the free 'Accelerate-Spark Data for Science' training course in February to help them apply data science tools to their own datasets and research problems.

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New Fellows will help Accelerate Discovery

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Four Early Career Fellows have just joined our Accelerate Programme to help researchers across the University advance the frontiers of their work through the application of AI.

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Schmidt Data for Science Course scores a hit

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Our first-ever Schmidt Data for Science Residency Programme is now underway – and is being enthusiastically received by the 27 PhDs and postdocs selected to participate.

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Schmidt Data for Science Residency Programme

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

We are offering PhDs and postdocs in science disciplines across Cambridge a free 'Data for Science' training course this summer.

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New programme to accelerate AI research capability at Cambridge

Monday, June 22, 2020

A new initiative at Cambridge will equip young researchers outside computer science with the skills they need to use machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques to power their research.

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