School of Computer Science

Breaking new ground in the theory and practice of computational systems and their applications

Latest News

SoCS's Professor Jeremy Wyatt talks robotics and the future on the Guardian Podcast

What happens when a person loses their job to a machine? Who is most at risk of being replaced by a robot? And is this looming wave of automation some kind of humanitarian crisis, or are we living through another industrial revolution that will force us to adapt?

UoB's Professor Karen Yeung on BBC Newsnight

Professor Karen Yeung, an Interdisciplinary Professorial Fellow in Law, Ethics and Informatics at the University of Birmingham, recently featured on BBC Newsnight, discussing personal data and radical transparency.

SoCS's Dr Kashif Rajpoot collaborates with University of Warwick

SoCS's Dr Kashif Rajpoot has collaborated with the University of Warwick in the development of a new test for detecting autism.

SoCS's Dr Sandy Gould's study of emojis as use of language

SoCS's Dr Sandy Gould has collaborated with Dr Sarah Wiseman from Goldsmiths, University of London to conduct an online survey to investigate the use of emojis to convey secret meanings and messages:

School Events

SoCS to host Computing at Schools Conference 2018

The School will once again be hosting the 2018 Computing at Schools annual Conference, on Saturday 16th June 2018. Following on from previous successful conferences, we are expecting over 300 teachers (from both primary and secondary schools) looking to update both their subject knowledge and approach to teaching computing in their schools.

2018 Undergraduate Open Days

The University will be hosting our next Undergraduate Open Days on Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd June 2018.

Postgraduate Open Day - November 2018

Our next Postgraduate Open Day will take place in November 2018. Come along to hear talks on studying across our range of MScs, research opportunities available, talk to staff and students and explore our department.

Applicant Visit Days and Assessment Days commence

Our Applicant Visit Days for our undergraduate programmes and Assessment Days for the BSc Computer Science with Digital Technology Partnership have commenced, inviting offer holders onto campus to spend a full day with us.