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Bristol paper wins Best Paper award at 2016 International Conference on Artificial Life 11-Jul-2016
Prof Seth Bullock and collaborator Dr Stuart Bartlett (from the Tokyo Institute of Technology's Earth-Life Science Institute) have been awarded the Best Paper prize at the Fifteenth International Conference on Artificial Life for their work on the origins of life, demonstrating the emergence of simple self-reproducing spot patterns that spontaneously regulate their own environment.
Interdisciplinary Work to Monitor Shared Spaces Around Bristol 15-Feb-2016
Computer Vision lecturer Dr Dima Damen is part of an interdisciplinary team aiming to make shred spaces around Bristol a safer and more pleasant experience. A social media campaign starts today and during March to gather the opinion of Bristol residents
Two Lectureships in Computer Science 07-Jan-2016
We are seeking to appoint 2 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. The application deadline is 24 January 2016.
How leaky is your device? 07-Oct-2015
A new generation of digital devices that will protect consumers from cyber-attacks could be a step closer thanks to a grant of over one million pounds from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) awarded to the University of Bristol for a research project to protect consumers' sensitive data.
Two papers nominated for awards at IEEE ICRA 2015 05-May-2015
Two papers from Bristol CS have been nominated for 3 awards each at the IEEE ICRA Conference. Including for Best Conference Paper, Best Robotic Vision Paper and Best Cognitive Robotics paper. Click to see full details and resources.
Bristol Cryptographer Awarded International Fellow 10-Mar-2016
A University of Bristol cryptographer has been elected a Fellow of the International Association of Cryptologic Research (IACR), an award that is only given to a select group of cryptographers worldwide.
Breakthrough in human cell transformation could revolutionise regenerative medicine 19-Jan-2016
A breakthrough in the transformation of human cells by an international team led by researchers in Computer Science could open the door to a new range of treatments for a variety of medical conditions. Their paper in Nature Genetics, demonstrates a system that predicts how to create any human cell type from another cell type directly, without the need for experimental trial and error.
EPSRC Grant on Novel Visuo-Control Architectures for Agile Robot Exploration 03-Nov-2015
A new 4-year project involving Bristol and Manchester Universities sets to explore vision and
control algorithms for novel image sensors and how these can be used in autonomous exploration.
Funded by the EPSRC, the project aims to tightly integrate novel sensing and processing hardware, together with computer vision, navigation and control algorithms to enable next-generation agile robots.
The Economist talks about our Robotics Research 08-Jun-2015
The Economist, this week, has featured our work on handheld robotics in their print edition and also on their technology radio show Babbage.
CS student awarded research internship 26-Mar-2015
CS thid year MEng student Hazel Doughty was awaded the University of Bristol Research Committee Interdisciplinary Research Internship 2015 to work with the Department of Psychology on automatic analysis of floor patterns and walking trends in public spaces.