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News and Events

News and events are published via the School blog.


Distinguished Lecture Series 2017: Professor Ursula Martin
On October 10th, we were delighted to welcome back Professor Ursula Martin from the University of Oxford, to deliver the semester one distinguished le [...]
Computer Science hosts J.P. Morgan
Following on from a successful visit last year, J.P. Morgan returned to the School of Computer Science last week, to promote tech careers, internships [...]
Gala Malbasic: Young Software Engineer of the Year 2017
Congratulations to Gala Malbasic who won Young Software Engineer of the Year 2017. The awards organised by ScotlandIS were presented at the ScotSoft A [...]
PhD viva success: Martin McCaffery
Congratulations to Martin McCaffery, who successfully defended his thesis today. He is pictured with supervisor Dr Mark-Jan Nederhof, Internal examine [...]
Computer Science Ball 2017
Postgraduate students, led by Paul Dobra, organised the first ever CS Ball in August. The celebration coincided with finishing summer dissertations an [...]
Gala Malbasic: Finalist in Scottish Software Engineer of the Year
Congratulations to St Andrews student Gala Malbasic, who has been selected as one of the finalists in the Young Software Engineer of the Year Award 20 [...]
Computer Science Orientation and Welcome 2017
After advising and induction events, staff and students are pictured enjoying a welcome reception and orientation activities, coordinated by Uta Hinri [...]

Ongoing and future events

Barnaby Martin (Durham): The Complexity of Quantified Constraints (School Seminar)  next week 
Seminar: 24th Oct 2017 at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (in Cole 1.33a) School Seminar Series Abstract: We elaborate the complexity of the Quantified Constraint Satisfaction Problem, QCSP(A), where A is a finite idempotent algebra. Such a probl [...]
“A Decentralised Multimodal Integration of Social Signals: A Bio-Inspired Approach” by Esma Benssassi and “Plug and Play Bench: Simplifying Big Data Benchmarking Using Containers” by Sheriffo Ceesay  next week 
Seminar: 26th Oct 2017 at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (in Cole 1.33a) Systems Seminars Series Esma’s abstract The ability to integrate information from different sensory modalities in a social context is crucial for achieving an understan [...]
Jessie Kennedy (Edinburgh Napier): Visualization and Taxonomy (School Seminar)
Seminar: 7th Nov 2017 at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (in Cole 1.33a) School Seminar Series Abstract: This talk will consider the relationship between visualization and taxonomy from two perspectives. Firstly, how visualization can aid unders [...]
Emma Hart (Edinburgh Napier) School Seminar
Seminar: 14th Nov 2017 at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (in Cole 1.33a) School Seminar Series Title and Abstract TBD
SACHI Seminar – Florian Echtler (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar): Instant Interaction
Seminar: 16th Nov 2017 at 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Title: Instant Interaction Abstract: Although Mark Weiser’s original vision of “ubiquitous computing” has all but arrived due to the [...]