25 Apr 2024 12:00 - 14:30 SG1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP


Are you using AI methods in your research, or considering doing so? Would you like to meet other researchers exploring the challenges and possibilities of deploying AI to answer humanities or social science research questions? Do you need practical advice and guidance on proposal writing, software, hardware, data collection methods, data security, privacy and compliance, selection and deployment of machine models and packages?

If the answer to any of these is yes and you’re a member of the University of Cambridge, please come along to the AI Cafe organised by Accelerate and CDH Learning Programme on 25 April.

There is a growing community of researchers in the arts, humanities and social sciences at Cambridge who are using AI. Join us to find out more about some of the research projects currently using AI to answer research questions and to discuss your ideas with our team.

The session will start with a series of short presentations on projects using AI methods to answer research questions in the humanities and social sciences. Following the presentations, there will be the opportunity to meet other researchers and to discuss your questions about AI with our teams.


12:00 – 13:00 Introduction and project showcase

  • Introducing Accelerate (Ryan Daniels and Catherine Breslin)
  • AI Researcher projects lightning talks plus Q&A with: Felix Steffek (Law), Petre Breazu (Linguistics) and  Radzim Sendyka (Department of Computer Science and Technology)

13:00 – 14:30 AI Cafe

  • Join our experts for more informal discussions at cafe-style tables. We’ll also have tea and coffee available in the foyer. Researchers are welcome to join this as a drop-in and there is no requirement to attend the introduction session beforehand.

If you’re unable to attend on the day and you’d like some 1-to-1 advice on your AI project from Accelerate, you can also sign up for the Accelerate Machine Learning Engineering Clinic.

To help with arrangements and catering, please sign up via Eventbrite to attend.

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Email enquiries@crassh.cam.ac.uk