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Academics advise how to keep data secure in a cyber world 25-Nov-2014
Cyber security experts from the University of Bristol have advised the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) on how to protect the personal data of millions of citizens.
Tangible Memories Installation at M Shed 25-Sep-2014
On 27th September Dr. Kirsten Cater's & Dr. Helen Manchester's AHRC project Tangible Memories: Community in Care will be on display, at the M Shed 10-4pm as part of the Celebrating Age Festival.
Intelligent Systems Lab members pick up best paper award at European conference 24-Sep-2014
At the recent European Conference on Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery, Dr Meelis Kull and Prof Peter Flach received the award for best paper presented at the conference for their paper entitled Reliability Maps: A Tool to Enhance Probability Estimates and Improve Classification Accuracy. Meelis presented the paper in a plenary session to the 500+ delegates.
What does it really mean to be InTouch? Our connected life after the Smartphone. 19-Sep-2014
In this fast paced digital world we often feel isolated from the people we love. The smartphone may allow us to connect almost anywhere at any time, but although we are always connected, are we really InTouch? The project is a collaboration between Dr Cater and Dr Bates, and design company Kinneir Dufort to use haptic technology to explore new ways to allow us all to communicate.
Computer-generated image wins the Best Artwork Award at ISMB 2014 23-Jul-2014
ISMB 2014 has just announced that the winner of the Best Artwork Award this year goes to the "supraHex" by Dr. Hai Fang and Prof. Julian Gough from the Department of Computer Science, University of Bristol. Details of the competition are available on the ISMB award website.
Ask bigger questions : The impact of Big Data analytics 11-Nov-2014
What is the impact of Big Data analytics on the way people do business and its advance across public and private sectors? This question will be explored by Mike Olson, the co-founder of Cloudera, at a free University of Bristol public lecture hosted by the Intelligent Systems Laboratory.
Bristol scientists advise on new Royal Society journal 25-Sep-2014
Royal Society Open Science is an "open journal publishing high-quality original research across the entire range of science on the basis of objective peer review".
Each subject area has a Subject Editor and an editorial board: the Bristol academics involved in the journal are Professor Jon Blundy FRS (Subject Editor for Earth Sciences); Professor Nigel Smart (member of the editorial board for
Digimakers; Free workshops for young people 23-Sep-2014
From hacking hardware to programming software, students from the University of Bristol's Merchant Venturers School of Engineering will be on hand to show young people how to have more fun with technology at a DigiMakers event this Saturday, 4 October.
Energy Aware COmputing (EACO) Workshop at Bristol 10-Sep-2014
The 7th EACO Workshop 7 is held at the University of Bristol, Department of Computer Science on 10 and 11 September 2014. The workshop is focused on Analysis Techniques for Energy Aware COmputing with world-leading experts presenting the state of the art.
Teaching Technologist Vacancy 09-Jul-2014
We are expanding our technical support for teaching and are now seeking applicants for a new post of Senior Teaching Technologist who will play a lead role in implementing the expansion. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with strong technical skills who wishes to move into education and work with young people in an innovative and rewarding learning environment.