Author Archives: scn

High employment and salaries for graduates

The School of Computing is celebrating after the 2012 National Student Survey (NSS) confirmed the excellent employment rates of its graduates. All of the undergraduate courses have a high proportion of graduates either going on to further study or to … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

School of Computing involved in £2.7 million computing consortium

The European Commission has awarded £2.7million (€3.4million) to a computing consortium that includes the School of Computing’s Professor Simon Thompson. The award is for research that will develop innovative software testing techniques that build on the success of ProTest (2008-2011), … Continue reading

Posted in international, News | Leave a comment

Computing student wins Gold Award for research presentation

Thomas Schilling, studying for a PhD in the University’s School of Computing, won a Gold Award from the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for a poster and presentation in Copenhagen. Thomas’ presentation, titled ‘Lambdachine: a trace-based just-in-time compiler for Haskell’, … Continue reading

Posted in international, News | Leave a comment

Alex Freitas awarded EPSRC Discipline-Hopping grant

Dr. Alex Freitas has been recently awarded a £104,000 EPSRC Discipline-Hopping grant entitled: “Predicting the Volume of Distribution of Drugs and Toxicants with Data Mining”. This is a two-year grant, from Jan. 2013 to Dec. 2014. In this project Alex … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Cryptography Funding Award

Dr Eerke Boiten, head of the Security Research group and director of the University’s Cyber Security Research Centre, has been awarded £89,000 by EPSRC for the Network of Excellence “CryptoForma“, on the application of formal methods to cryptography. The aim … Continue reading

Posted in News, security | Leave a comment

Students say Thank You

Students are saying a big “Thank you” for excellent teaching skills and the positive impact it has had on students’ lives.  The success of last year’s awards has been built on by including three new awards: Professional Services Award, Postgraduates … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment