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Facebook is "looking into" the possibility of suing Cambridge Analytica, Cambridge University, or the researcher at the heart of its data scandal, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said. The 33-year-old social networking chief exec testified before a Congressional House committee on Tuesday in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica ...
Zuckerberg claimed the tech giant was deceived by Cambridge University researcher, Aleksandr Kogan, who sold user information to Cambridge Analytica. He also stated that there is a whole program associated with Cambridge University with additional researchers who were building apps. “We do need ...

The information watchdog is questioning Cambridge University about alleged misuse of personal data after Facebook suspended a second analytics company linked to its specialist research centre. Cubeyou is being investigated over allegations that it used a personality quiz developed in conjunction with ...
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Cambridge University students' “decolonisation” campaign has spread to Classics, Physics, Chemistry and Engineering, a document reveals. Over 30 university departments will be targeted by students as they step up their efforts to examine whether courses are too dominated by white, male, Euro-centric ...
Cambridge University has announced that exams and finals can be shortened because of disruption caused by the lecturers' strike. The university has sanctioned the removal of questions on material that has not been taught due to cancelled classes, and decreasing the number of questions set. Guidance ...

A new joint centre between the University of Cambridge and Nanjing Centre of Technology and Innovation will support innovative research into smart cities and fully integrated urban environments. The creation of such shall see the establishment of a joint research centre and the sharing of revenue derived ...
Cambridge University is under increasing pressure after it was revealed senior academics cautioned researcher Aleksandr Kogan for his links to the disgraced data harvesting firm Cambridge Analytica. The university psychology researcher has been banned from Facebook amid accusations Cambridge ...
The ads signed by Mark Zuckerberg said a quiz app built by a Cambridge University researcher leaked Facebook data of millions of people four years ago. “This was a breach of trust, and I'm sorry we didn't do more at the time. We're now taking steps to make sure this doesn't happen again,” the ads said.
The May 2014 emails seen by the Guardian reveal staff at Cambridge University, including a departmental director, challenged the psychologist who collated data belonging to more than 50 million Facebook users over his plans to strike a deal with the parent firm of Cambridge Analytica. In one email ...
... bonded labour, forced labour, sexual exploitation and trafficking, involuntary domestic servitude and child soldiery across the world. The fashion show was established in 2015, and CUCFS (Cambridge University Charity Fashion Show) describes itself as one of the largest philanthropic events across the ...
Police have warned of a threat to human life after drugs used to euthanise animals were stolen. They believe the thieves took seven bottles of the medicine from a vehicle at the University of Cambridge's Department of Veterinary Medicine in Madingley Road, Cambridge. Police said it was possible the thieves thought they ...
The University of Cambridge was warned as early as 2015 that a psychology lecturer was harvesting data from tens of millions of Facebook users. It said at the time that Aleksandr Kogan's activities were beyond its control. Emails seen by The Times show that the pro-vice-chancellor responsible for ...
Cambridge's vice-chancellor said the university's progress in closing the gender pay gap was slower than he would have liked. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto. Oxbridge colleges and universities across England are displaying huge variations in the way they reward female members of staff, ...
A Cambridge University academic who harvested data on millions of Facebook users said he has been made a scapegoat by the social network and a UK-based political consultancy that is accused of trying to sway public opinion for Donald Trump. Facebook has been rocked this week by a whistleblower ...
Cambridge University Has Requested Facebook Deliver All Relevant Evidence Regarding Role Of Kogan In Cambridge Analytica; Facebook Shares Unaffected. Paul Quintaro , Benzinga Staff Writer {{following ? "Following" : "Follow"}}. March 20, 2018 10:10am Comments. Share: ...
The England and Wales Cricket Board is partnering with Cambridge University to give English bowlers the edge through a better understanding of the “aerodynamics of cricket-ball swing”, Telegraph Sport can reveal. They are enlisting the help of scientists at Cambridge University, where the department of ...

A spokesperson for Cambridge University told CNN that Kogan, who still works for the university, assured them "that none of the data from his academic research was transferred for commercial use." Cambridge University could not immediately say if it asked Chancellor for similar assurances. The data on ...
After Stephen Hawking earned his Ph.D. at Cambridge in 1965, the celebrated theoretical physicist went on to do his finest work in roles throughout the university, including as Lucasian Professor of Mathematics between 1979 and 2009. In the wake of his passing, Cambridge University shared an affecting ...
Stephen W. Hawking, the Cambridge University physicist and best-selling author who roamed the cosmos from a wheelchair, pondering the nature of gravity and the origin of the universe and becoming an emblem of human determination and curiosity, died early Wednesday at his home in Cambridge, ...
When Cambridge University made his doctoral thesis "Properties of Expanding Universes" available to the public in Oct. 2017, "unprecedented interest" in the paper crashed the library's ... Hawking gained a Ph.D. in cosmology at Cambridge University and studied as a fellow at Gonville and Caius College.
He is the 17th Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, an academic chair at Cambridge University. From 1669 to 1702, the position was held by Sir Isaac Newton. Has guest-starred, as himself, on "The Big Bang Theory," "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and "The Simpsons." Lou Gehrig's Disease (Amyotrophic ...
It's not all been grim picketing and sloganeering at the strike by teachers at the UK's Cambridge University. The academics, who have joined the Universities and Colleges Union, the UK's largest higher education union, protesting against sizeable pension cuts, broke out in a funky dance routine to get their ...
Cambridge University Botanic Garden launches its seasonal series of monthly 'Science on Sundays' talks on 18 March 2018 during the Cambridge Science Festival. The 30-minute, informal, 'drop-in' talks are suitable for adults and children over the age of 12. This season's topics range from how plants ...
Cambridge University warned it could withdraw from the pension scheme at the centre of the bitter lecturers' strike if a resolution cannot be found. Members of the University and College Union (UCU) are partway through 14 days of walkouts over four weeks, in protest at changes to the Universities ...
Similarly, inoculation theory suggests that exposure to a weak or demystified version of an argument makes it easier to refute when confronted with more persuasive claims," said Dr Sander van der Linden, Director of Cambridge University's Social Decision-Making Lab. "If you know what it is like to walk in ...
Cambridge University is to offer apprenticeships for the first time as an alternative to conventional degrees. The university has been registered as an official apprenticeship trainer alongside a number of companies, the Times has reported. Other universities, including Bath Spa and Brighton, already offer ...
Cambridge University is to offer apprenticeships for the first time in a sign that vocational training is becoming a genuine alternative to conventional degrees and £27,000 tuition fees. The university has been registered as an official apprenticeship trainer alongside companies such as Lloyds Bank, Greggs ...
Cambridge University has admitted it has a "significant problem involving sexual misconduct" after receiving 173 anonymous reports. Both students and staff reported abuse over a nine-month period using an online form started in May 2017. Of those, 119 are students complaining about other students, but ...
CAMBRIDGE University admitted it has “a significant problem” with sexual misconduct after getting 173 complaints in nine months. Most of the complaints were alleged student-on-student behaviour (119), with seven made by staff against co-workers and two against staff by students. Cambridge University ...
Graham Virgo works for the University of Cambridge. He is affiliated with Universities UK task force on sexual violence. Partners. University of Cambridge provides funding as a member of The Conversation UK. View all partners. Republish this article. Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under ...
Cambridge University has announced it is looking more closely into the activities of Aleksandr Kogan, the academic embroiled in the scandal over the use of Facebook data by the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. The university said it had asked Facebook to provide “all relevant evidence” about ...
What better way to celebrate International Women's Day than to spend it deep-diving into literature created by some of the world's greatest minds? In honor of today's holiday, Cambridge University Press has made a collection of writings - blog posts, book chapters, articles, interviews - by prominent women ...
“We digitise photographs to make them freely available for academic research and teaching, reaching a larger audience than would be able to view them in person in the Cambridge University Library,” John Cardwell, project archivist at the Royal Commonwealth Society Collections, told Quartz in an email.
The University of Cambridge has apologised to a Palestinian academic who officials removed as chairperson from a November 2017 event on the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement. As reported by Al Jazeera, Ruba Salih from the School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS) in London was ...
An article on planning for international travel with "high-tech" field equipment published by U of A researchers Fred Limp and Malcolm Williamson has been selected as the February 2018 Journal Article of the Month by Cambridge University Press. The selected article, "Strategies for International Travel ...
Joan Harvey Drew, “Why won't they let the women help” (c. 1909) (all images courtesy Cambridge University Library). In 2016, staffers at Cambridge University Library discovered an old, brown parcel in its collections. Opening the package revealed that it had originally reached the library around 1910, and ...
Cambridge University students have been forced to take down an “overly sexualised” promotional video for their May ball after college dons said it could reflect badly on the institution. Hughes Hall college took issue with the trailer for the “Forest of Sin” post-exams evening – which features masked men and ...
A UK college has threatened to cancel an annual formal ball after an “over-sexualised” Bible-themed video was filmed by students in the “Forest of Sin” to promote the event. Cambridge College's Hughes Hall forced students to take down the 50 Shades of Grey-like trailer for the annual event from Facebook ...
Staff at the Botanic Gardens preparing for the Orchid Festival, Marie Karsjo with top Caroline Sinnett-Smith. Picture: Keith Heppell. Cambridge University Botanic Garden is going back to basics in its latest exhibition to reveal 'how to build an orchid'. Between February 10 and March 11 visitors will be able to ...
Cambridge University got 173 sexual misconduct complaints in 9 months, thanks to its anoymous tool. Staff and students have come forward after the institute launched the reporting tool in May 2017. by Graham Virgo, The Conversation. Published Yesterday · 10:30 pm. Cambridge University got 173 sexual misconduct ...
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the National Institute of Education of Turkmenistan and Cambridge University in London, the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper reported. The document was signed by representatives of the Cambridge English Language Assessment (Examination ...
Cambridge University is to offer apprenticeships for the first time as an alternative to conventional degrees. The university has been registered as an official apprenticeship trainer alongside a number of companies, the Times has reported. Other universities, including Bath Spa and Brighton, already offer ...
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the National Institute of Education of Turkmenistan and Cambridge University in London, the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper reported. The document was signed by representatives of the Cambridge English Language Assessment (Examination ...
The University Council has today announced that it will seek formal accreditation from the Living Wage foundation, committing itself to paying the real living wage to all its workers. The University only pays all directly employed staff at or above the level of the Real Living Wage, and has done so since 2014.
Cambridge University is to offer apprenticeships for the first time in a sign that vocational training is becoming a genuine alternative to conventional degrees and £27,000 tuition fees. The university has been registered as an official apprenticeship trainer alongside companies such as Lloyds Bank, Greggs ...
Cambridge University has admitted it has a "significant problem involving sexual misconduct" after receiving 173 anonymous reports. Both students and staff reported abuse over a nine-month period using an online form started in May 2017. Of those, 119 are students complaining about other students, but ...
CAMBRIDGE University admitted it has “a significant problem” with sexual misconduct after getting 173 complaints in nine months. Most of the complaints were alleged student-on-student behaviour (119), with seven made by staff against co-workers and two against staff by students. Cambridge University ...
Graham Virgo works for the University of Cambridge. He is affiliated with Universities UK task force on sexual violence. Partners. University of Cambridge provides funding as a member of The Conversation UK. View all partners. Republish this article. Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under ...
Workers at Cambridge University are getting set to walk out in a row over their pensions. They are among 61 universities nationwide where staff have been balloted for industrial action by the University and College Union (UCU). Cambridge UCU members on strike in 2016 (Image: Richard Patterson).


 

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