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News and Events

News and events are published via the School blog.

News

PhD Viva Success: Michael Mauderer  new 
Belated congratulations to Michael Mauderer, who successfully defended his thesis earlier this month. Micheal’s thesis, augmenting visual percep [...]
Google@Computer Science in St Andrews  new 
The School hosted another successful Google event on Wednesday. Students heard first hand, from four of our talented alumni, and had an opportunity to [...]
Computer Science supports Macmillan  new 
The School hosted another successful Coffee Morning organised by Dr Ishbel Duncan. This year, September 30th is the UK’s annual biggest coffee morni [...]
Computer Science supports CodeFirst:Girls 2016  new 
The School of Computer Science is proud to be supporting the 2016 Code First Girls programme, currently in its fourth run. Code First: Girls was origi [...]
Aaron Quigley appointed as ACM SIGCHI Vice President for Conferences  new 
Congratulations to Professor Aaron Quigley who has been appointed to the ACM SIGCHI Executive Committee, to serve as the Vice President for Conference [...]
Welcome to new PhD students
We are delighted to introduce three female PhD students funded by the Chinese Scholarship Council. Xue Guo (JC1.06) “I am Xue Guo, a returning s [...]
MacMillan Coffee Morning
The yearly World’s Biggest Coffee Morning for MacMillan cancer support is on Friday 30th September. Staff and students are invited to donate cak [...]

Ongoing and future events

Undergraduate visiting day  next week 
Visiting Day: 5th Oct 2016 at 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Prospective undergraduates are welcomed to the School of Computer Science for an undergraduate visiting day.
SACHI Seminar: Professor Chris Reed – Argument Technology and Argument Mining  next week 
Seminar: 6th Oct 2016 at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (in Honey 103 - GFB) Title:  Argument Technology and Argument Mining Chris Reed, Centre for Argument Technology, University of Dundee – http://arg.tech Abstract: [...]
Running Before We have Evolved Legs: The Gap Between Theory and Practice in Evolutionary Algorithms by Prof. John McCall
Seminar: 11th Oct 2016 at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (in Cole 1.33) School Seminar Series Abstract: Evolutionary algorithms (EA) has developed as an academic discipline since the 1960s. The subject has spawned major subfields such as swarm [...]
Undergraduate visiting day
Visiting Day: 19th Oct 2016 at 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Prospective undergraduates are welcomed to the School of Computer Science for an undergraduate visiting day.
Quicker Sort by Dietmar Kühl, Bloomberg L.P.
Seminar, Talk: 25th Oct 2016 at 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm (in Cole 1.33) School Seminar Series   Abstract: Quicksort is a well-known sorting algorithm used to implement sort functionality in many libraries. The presentation isn’t really a [...]