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News and Events

News and events are published via the School blog.

News

An Academic’s Observations from a Sabbatical at Google
Professor Adam Barker is featured in this month’s Communications of the ACM Magazine (CACM) discussing his recent Visiting Faculty appointment a [...]
National University of Singapore
Professor Aaron Quigley has been appointed a Visiting Senior Research Fellow in the Smart Systems Institute in the National University of Singapore. A [...]
MSc Poster Demo Session 2018
After a year of hard work, and an intensive summer project, our MSc students submitted their final dissertation and presented their project posters an [...]
Alumni visit School of Computer Science
A group of alumni who studied in the school over 20 years ago (graduating classes of 1994, 1995 and 1996) organised an informal reunion last month. Du [...]
Graduation Reception June 2018
Congratulations to our Senior Honours Class of 2018, MSci Honours students and our PhD students Dr Adam Barwell, Dr Martin McCaffery, Dr Gonzalo Mende [...]
PhD viva success: Adeola Fabola
Congratulations to Adeola Fabola, who successfully defended his thesis today. He is pictured with supervisor Dr Alan Millar, Internal examiner Dr Coli [...]
PhD viva success: Daniel Rough
Congratulations to Daniel Rough, who successfully defended his thesis today. He is pictured with supervisor Professor Aaron Quigley, Internal examiner [...]

Ongoing and future events

Nathan Carter (Bentley University): Lurch: software for immediate feedback for students in a first proof course (School Seminar)  tomorrow 
Seminar: 25th Sep 2018 at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (in Cole 1.33a) School Seminar Series Abstract: Lurch is an open-source word processor that can check the steps in students’ mathematical proofs. Users write in a natural language, but m [...]
Michael O’Boyle (Edinburgh): Heteregeneous Thinking (School Seminar)  next week 
Seminar: 2nd Oct 2018 at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (in Cole 1.33a) School Seminar Series Abstract: Moore’s Law has been the main driver behind the extraordinary success of computer systems. However, with the technology roadmap showin [...]
Becky Plummer (Bloomberg): Engineering Software to Last (School Seminar)
Seminar: 9th Oct 2018 at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (in Cole 1.33a) School Seminar Series Abstract: The goals of building software in a professional environment are vastly different from those of a course assignment. In this talk, we’ [...]
Alyssa Goodman (Harvard): Visualization and the Universe (School Seminar)
Seminar: 12th Oct 2018 at 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm (in Cole 1.33b) School Seminar Series Full Title Visualization and the Universe: How and why astronomers, doctors, and you need to work together to understand the world around us. Abstract [...]
Alan Dix (Swansea): Sufficient Reason (School Seminar)
Seminar: 16th Oct 2018 at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (in Cole 1.33a) School Seminar Series Abstract: A job candidate has been pre-selected for shortlist by a neural net; an autonomous car has suddenly changed lanes almost causing an accident [...]