School of Computer Science

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

Latest News

Three SoCS staff shortlisted for Outstanding Teaching Awards

Congratulations to Dr Nick Hawes, Professor Jeremy Wyatt and Dr Tom Chothia on being nominated and shortlisted for UoB's Outstanding Teaching Awards 2017.

Congratulations to Rajiv Ranjan Singh, winner of the 2016 Research Skills Award

Many congratulations to Rajiv Ranjan Singh, one of our first year Doctoral Research students, who recently won the Research Skills award for his conference presentation. Each year, the School of Computer Science runs a skills programme for its newly arrived research students. As part of this, they take part in a mini-conference, each giving a 20 minute conference presentation. The audience vote for the best speaker and this year Rajiv was the winner. Head of School Professor Andrew Howes met with Rajiv earlier today to congratulate him and present him with an award certificate.

University of Birmingham recognised for excellence in cyber security research

The University of Birmingham has been recognised as an NCSC-EPSRC Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research (ACE-CSR) for another five years. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), part of GCHQ, is the UK’s authority on cyber security. It combines world-class academic research with industrial innovation to reduce the cyber security risk to the UK by improving its cyber security and cyber resilience.

Three new positions in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

The School of Computer Science at the University of Birmingham is seeking to appoint to three faculty positions. There are two posts available in the general area of intelligent systems, and one post specifically in intelligent robotics.

School Events

2017 Postgraduate Open Day

The University will be hosting a Postgraduate Open Day on Friday 22nd November 2017. The School of Computer Science will be giving talks, manning stands, performing tours and showing demonstrations.

2017 Undergraduate Open Days

The University will be hosting two Undergraduate Open Days on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th June 2017. The School of Computer Science will be giving talks, manning stands, performing tours and showing demonstrations.

SoCS hosts first careers fair of the academic year

The School of Computer Science is hosting its inaugural super careers fair of the academic year – the first Software Engineering, Consultancy and Technology Role in Finance Fair. Taking place on Thurs 27th October between 11am-3pm in the department, over 25 employers from various industries will be coming along to talk to our students about graduate jobs, placements and internships in general Software Engineering, Computing for online services; Financial Computing; IT Consultancy; Security Software Engineering, Digital Forensics and Cyber Security; Cloud and BigData Software Engineering and teaching.

Prof Mark Ryan speaks in UoB Debating Society's first public debate of 2016

The School of Computer Science's Professor Mark Ryan will be speaking in the UoB Debating Society's first debate of the academic year on Thurs 6th Oct at 6.30pm in the main Arts Lecture Theatre.