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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.
Four Lectureships in Computer Science 03-Jun-2014
We are seeking to appoint 4 new Lecturers/Senior Lecturers in Computer Science. The appointments are part of a strategic plan to expand the \
Department over the next 5 years. We are looking for outstanding candidates with a passion for Research and Teaching in a range of areas of \
CS. The application deadline is 22 June 2014.
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.
Micro-Energy Day 25-Jun-2014
Micro-Energy Day aims to raise awareness of the important role micro-energies play in our daily life. At the University of Bristol we are conducting world-leading research into reducing the energy consumption of computation in collaboration with partners nationally and internationally.
Dr Montanaro awarded an EPSRC Fellowship in quantum computing 23-May-2014
Dr Ashley Montanaro, a Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science, has been awarded a prestigious EPSRC Early Career Fellowship for research on the theory of quantum computing.