Department of Computer Science

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Students heading to Silicon Valley for placement at Cisco

Wed Apr 26 15:41:00 BST 2017

Computer Science students Alistair Thomson and Konstantin Simeonov are travelling to San Jose, California this summer to start their year-long placement with technology multinational Cisco. read more »

Prestigious scholarship awarded to PhD student for research in visual computing

Tue Apr 04 16:49:00 BST 2017

Computer Science PhD student, Tobias Bertel has been awarded a prestigious scholarship from The Rabin Ezra Scholarship Trust. read more »

Placements to be professionally accredited in new pilot

Mon Dec 19 11:42:00 GMT 2016

Bath is the first university to pilot plans to extend professional accreditation to Computer Science degree placements read more »

Professor elected to Vice-Presidential position at The British Computer Society

Thu Dec 08 11:49:00 GMT 2016

Professor James Davenport has been elected as Vice-President (Academy) by the Council of BCS – The Chartered Institute for IT read more »

Bath hosts major worldwide programming contest

Tue Nov 08 09:40:00 GMT 2016

We will be hosting a regional contest of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) from 18 to 20 November, expected to be the biggest regional contest so far. read more »

Computer Science students win national hackathon challenge

Fri Oct 28 13:22:00 BST 2016

A team of computer science students are winners of the Cisco University Challenge 2016. read more »

Engaging children in the world of research

Fri Jul 01 13:57:00 BST 2016

It’s not often that a university plays host to primary school children, but last April was one such time. Caroline Hickman from the Department of Social & Policy Sciences and Denise Lengyel of the Department of Computer Science concluded an engaged research project with Colerne CE Primary School. read more »

Bath students impress once again at computing event

Fri Apr 08 10:46:00 BST 2016

Bath students scoop up three prizes at the BCSWomen Undergraduate Lovelace Colloquium held at Sheffield Hallam University at the end of March. read more »

Bath Hackathon to become an annual event

Mon Feb 08 15:33:00 GMT 2016

Software consultancy company, Scott Logic hosted a Hackathon at Bath earlier this month. Plans are already underway to repeat it next academic year. read more »

Bath computer science students win national gaming tournament

Wed Feb 03 15:04:00 GMT 2016

A team of computer science students has won the national GameBritannia UK university tournament 2016 read more »

Biased bots: Human prejudices sneak into AI systems

In a new study published in Science researchers have demonstrated how machines can be reflections of us and acquire human-like biases.

GW4 world-first supercomputer launched at national exhibition

The supercomputer, known as Isambard, is being developed by GW4 researchers in collaboration with the Met Office and Cray Inc with a £3 million Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) award.

Your Android device’s Pattern Lock can be cracked within five attempts

The popular Pattern Lock system used to secure millions of Android phones can be cracked within just five attempts – and more complicated patterns are the easiest to crack, security experts reveal.

GW4 joins industry partners to develop ‘first of its kind’ supercomputer

GW4 Alliance, together with Cray Inc. and the Met Office, has been awarded £3m by EPSRC to deliver a new Tier 2 high performance computing (HPC) service for UK-based scientists. This unique new service, named ‘Isambard’ after the renowned Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, will provide multiple advanced architectures within the same system in order to enable evaluation and comparison across a diverse range of hardware platforms.

Ask-Me-Anything with AI researcher Joanna Bryson

Tech Crunch's Devin Coldewey says: "Bryson handles a good crop of questions from the Science Reddit with wonderful insight and humor, plus a knack for epigrams that sum the problem up in a new way that changes one’s perspective of Artificial Intelligence."

Teams battle for balloons in programming contest

Our 50th anniversary events programme got competitive when we hosted the North West Europe Regional Programming Contest (NWERC).

We're hosting major worldwide programming contest

We will be hosting a regional contest of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) from 18 to 20 November, expected to be the biggest regional contest so far

CAMERA: Amazing cutting-edge tech in the South West

Our motion capture research centre, CAMERA has been listed as one of six amazing tech projects currently happening in this area.

Should robots be like humans? Guardian podcast

Dr Joanna Bryson (Computer Science) takes part in a discussion about Artificial Intelligence.

Professor Davenport receives Cyber Security Fulbright Award

Professor James Davenport from the Department of Computer Science has received a Cyber Security Fulbright Award to enable him to research at New York University on one of the world’s most prestigious scholarship programmes.