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News and Events

News and events are published via the School blog.


Best poster award: Sidetap and Slingshot Gestures on Unmodified Smartwatches
Congratulations to Hui-Shyong Yeo, Professor Aaron Quigley and colleagues, who won best poster at UIST2016. Their paper Sidetap and Slingshot Gestures [...]
Royal Television Society Bursary: Henry Hargreaves
Congratulations to Henry, one of our second year students, who secured a Royal Television Society bursary. The bursary scheme is supported by a cross [...]
RadarCat presented at UIST2016
SACHI research project RadarCat (Radar Categorization for Input & Interaction), highlighted earlier this year in the University news, the Courier [...]
Computer Science hosts Hack the Bubble
Earlier this month the School hosted hack the Bubble, a 12-hour hackathon organized by STACS, the St Andrews Computing Society and sponsored by J.P. M [...]
Acacia – The Smart Image Compressor
Today we are releasing Acacia – a machine learning enabled image compressor developed here in the School of Computer Science at the University o [...]
Tristan Henderson appointed to Editorial Board of ACM Books
Dr Tristan Henderson has been appointed to the Editorial Board of ACM Books, to serve as the Area Editor for Networking and Communications. ACM Books [...]
PhD Viva success: Oche Ejembi
Congratulations to Oche Ejembi who successfully defended his thesis today. He is pictured below with supervisor Professor Saleem Bhatti, internal exam [...]

Ongoing and future events

SACHI Seminar – Dr Rebecca Fiebrink: Goldsmiths University of London  next week 
Seminar: 1st Nov 2016 at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (in Cole 1.33b) Title: Designing Real-time Interactions Using Machine Learning Abstract: Supervised learning algorithms can be understood not only as a set of techniq [...]
Multi-modal Indoor Positioning: Trends and Challenges by Prof. Niki Trigoni, Oxford University
Seminar, Talk: 8th Nov 2016 at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (in Cole 1.33) School Seminar Series Abstract: GPS has enabled a number of location based services outdoors, but the problem of localisation remains open in GPS-denied environments, such [...]
Undergraduate visiting day
Visiting Day: 16th Nov 2016 at 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Prospective undergraduates are welcomed to the School of Computer Science for an undergraduate visiting day.
Event: ‘Space School’ – Save the date
Workshop: 22nd Apr 2017 (in Honey 110 - John Honey Teachin [...]) Details to follow.