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Team of computer science students wins charity coding competition

Wed Jul 05 13:53:00 BST 2017

A team of first year computer science students won the ‘Code for Good’ competition, held in June in Bournemouth. read more »

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 »

Humanoid robot tests to explore AI ethics

Artificial intelligence researchers at the University have been awarded €250,000 to conduct a series of unique experiments on how people interact with humanoid robots.

Humanoid robot tests to explore AI ethics

Artificial intelligence researchers at the University of Bath have been awarded €250,000 to conduct a series of unique experiments on how people interact with humanoid robots.

Latest virtual reality technology makes opera even more magical

Our researchers at CAMERA have used the latest motion capture technology to create an immersive virtual reality (VR) opera experience that is touring venues across England and Wales.

GW4 shortlisted for Times Higher Education award

The GW4 Alliance has been shortlisted under the category of Technological Innovation of the Year at this year’s Times Higher Education (THE) Awards for its world-first supercomputer, Isambard.

VR cricket game uses motion capture technology for full immersive experience

Researchers at CAMERA, the University's Centre for the Analysis of Motion, Entertainment Research and Applications have worked with entertainment company Stickee using motion capture technology to help create an immersive virtual reality cricket game.

Computer science students win charity coding competition

A team of first year computer science students won JP Morgan's ‘Code for Good’ competition, in which teams have just 24 hours to develop a technology solution for a non-profit organisation.

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