Department of Computer Science




Senior Teaching Fellow awarded for contribution to peer mentoring

Fri Jun 02 15:38:00 BST 2017

Dr Fabio Nemetz has won the Student Unions' ‘Outstanding Contribution to Peer Mentoring’ Award for his support of the computer science peer mentoring scheme in 2016-17. read more »

Department recognised for teaching excellence

Tue May 30 13:31:00 BST 2017

The Department of Computer Science received a number of accolades for its teaching excellence at recent awards ceremonies. These include two teaching awards from the Faculty of Science and two nominations for the University-wide Education Awards. read more »

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 »

Most successful year ever for Bath’s female Computer Science students at Lovelace Colloquium

Wed Apr 19 12:51:00 BST 2017

Five female students from the Department of Computer Science have been awarded prizes at the BCSWomen Lovelace Colloquium, making this the most successful year ever for the University of Bath. 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 »

Joanna Bryson wins AI ethics award

Dr Joanna Bryson from the Department of Computer Science has won an outstanding achievement award for her work on the ethics of artificial intelligence (AI).

Computer Science alumnus receives MBE

University of Bath alumnus and external examiner Professor Tom Crick has been appointed an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to computer science and the promotion of computer science education.

Brain damage can make sideways faces more memorable, and give us ‘emotion blindness’

People with damage to a crucial part of the brain fail to recognise facial emotions, but they unexpectedly find faces looking sideways more memorable.

Our most successful year at Lovelace Colloquium

Five female students from the Department of Computer Science have been awarded prizes at the BCSWomen Lovelace Colloquium

Students heading to Silicon Valley for placement at Cisco

Computer Science students Alistair Thomson and Konstantin Simeonov been selected to take part in the Cisco International Internship Program, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity offered to high-performing students from leading international universities.

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."