School of Computer Science

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

Latest News

SoCS's Dr Harish Tayyar Madabushi speaking at the Pint of Science Festival

Dr Harish Tayyar Madabushi will be speaking at the Pint of Science Festival at 7pm on 20th May 2019, as part of the 'Driving Towards the Digital City' talk.

Machine Decision-making in the criminal justice system - Professor Karen Yeung

Professor Karen Yeung, the University of Birmingham's first Interdisciplinary Chair has shared interesting insight into her involvement in the FATAL4JUSTICE? Project. Prof Yeung is a Professorial Fellow in Law, Ethics and Informatics at the University of Birmingham and works across the School of Law and the School of Computer Science.

Bronze Award in Athena SWAN

The School of Computer Science currently holds a Bronze Award in Athena SWAN. The Athena SWAN Charter promotes and rewards good employment practice in the recruitment, retention and progression of female academics in Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine (STEMM).

SoCS Academic Submissions for EPS Best Paper

The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (of which the School of Computer Science is part of) awards a 'Best Academic Paper' prize each month, and invites submissions from academic members of staff from across EPS.

School Events

Undergraduate Open Days

The University will be hosting it's next Undergraduate Open Days on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th June 2019.

Postgraduate Open Day

Our next Postgraduate Open Day will take place on Saturday 23rd November 2019.

Offer Holder Days and Degree Apprenticeship Assessment Days

Our Assessment Days for 2019 entry for our BSc Computer Science with Digital Technology Partnership with PwC recently concluded, where we invited applicants onto campus for a full day to undertake assessment activity with PwC, and get to know the department.

Computing at Schools Conference 2018

The School of Computer Science once again played host to the 10th Computing at Schools annual Conference in June 2018. Following on from previous successful conferences, we welcomed over 250 teachers (from both primary and secondary level) who were looking to update both their subject knowledge and approach to teaching computing in their schools.