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Strategic Network for Sensor Research

at Cambridge University
  • 26Nov

    Recent advances in low-cost computing hardware, sensor technology, and machine-learning tools have opened radical new opportunities for "Smart Imaging". These developments have the potential to improve lives in developing countries. Brainstorm and develop ideas in this field with experts and developers.

  • 29Jul

    OpenPlant is a BBSRC-EPSRC Synthetic Biology Research Centre, part of the UK Synthetic Biology for Growth programme, and collaboration between the University of Cambridge, the John Innes Centre and the Earlham Institute.

  • 16Jul

    This workshop will create a space for reflection and discussion on the relationship between the work done using AI and the humans who make AI work. The focus of this workshop is to look at the unequal social relationships which underpin automation.

  • 17Mar

    Ever wondered how modern sensors work? Build your own sensor from scratch and learn about the basic electronics and software behind everyday sensors.

  • 11Dec

    Local Organising Committee:

    Dr Beatrix Schlarb-Ridley FRSB (British Antarctic Survey)

    Dr Oliver Hadeler (CamBridgeSense)

    Mr Michael Simmons (Cambridge Big Data)


  • 21Oct

    Biomaker teams will present their results of their challenge

  • 20Oct

    A one-day conference, organised by the Sensor CDT, showcasing highlights of sensor research across the natural science, engineering, medicine etc.

  • 19Oct

    PhD students from Cambridge and beyond are presenting their sensor research.

  • 25Sep

    Join the Cambridge Bioinformatics Hackathon (#CamHack17) on 25-27 September 2017

  • 22Mar

    A one day conference on smart cities, people, digital technology and policy.
    Organised by Open Forum Events

Latest news

European Research Council grants for CamBridgeSens researchers

12 December 2020

Silvia Vignolini and Tuomas Knowles have won ERC Consolidator Grants to work on the interaction between light and organisms and how proteins come together to form functional liquid organelles.

Cell membranes on a chip

10 July 2020

Artificial cell membranes on a chip combine biology and electronics to monitor how molecules enter our cells.

Sensors help understanding housing conditions in Mumbai

14 February 2020

Sensors help to understand the increasing energy needs of residents in Mumbai's slum rehabilitation housing and its poor inside air quality. Based on qualitative and quantitative research Cambridge architect and urban designer Ronita Bardhan has made suggestions on how to improve the living conditions of millions of people and at the same time reduce the environmental impact.