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Digimakers
31-Jan-2014
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Students from the Department of Computer Science collaborate with the BCS and @Bristol to produce Digimakers - a series of community technology events aimed at children (6-17), parents and teachers. From programming software to hacking hardware, Digimakers show the public ways to have fun with technology and aim to inspire the next generation of technical innovators and engineers.

Bristol contributed to ENISA Report on Data Retention
07-Jan-2014
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A new ENISA report on data retention has been published with contributions from Bristol academic Prof. Nigel Smart.

Second Year Group Project Kicks off
26-Nov-2013
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We have a record number of clients this year working with our second year Computer Science Students to develop a software product for them. Bristol City Council Museums, Galleries and Archives, @Bristol Science Learning Centre, Knowle West Media Centre are just a few of the companies and centres posing software development projects for this year's students to work on.

Tata Consultancy Services Tech Challenge
20-Nov-2013
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Tata Consultancy Services - a global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization - is launching a brand new programme at the University of Bristol, the TCS Tech Challenge which challenges you to use the power of technology to solve real-life issues faced by local charities.

Two Bristol Cryptographers Elected to Positions With IACR
17-Nov-2013
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Dr Martijn Stam and Professor Nigel Smart have just been elected to be Secretary and Vice President of the International Association of Cryptologic Research.

Gamified Learning
30-Jan-2014
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A new first year unit on the undergraduate Computer Science degree course utilises concepts of teamwork and gamification to introduce key concepts in computer science.

New Book Answers the Question `What is Computer Science?'
03-Jan-2014
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A book just published answers the important question as to what exactly is Computer Science? The book, aimed at pre-University and first year undergraduates, takes a number of topics in security and shows their linkage to what computer science is.

Novel tangible interfaces to be developed to record memories of the elderly in Care Homes
26-Nov-2013
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'Tangible Memories: Community in Care’ aims to help improve the quality of life for residents in care homes by building a sense of community and shared experience through cooperative exploration of their life stories. Rather than put these stories in a book or on a website, the project will develop novel technologies to digitally attach stories to objects that are meaningful to users.

New teaching boards for first year Computer Architecture
18-Nov-2013
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This year's first year students are benefiting from the introduction of new hardware teaching equipment, which has been custom designed for our first year Computer Architecture unit. Each student has been given a UoB NANDboard which allows them to learn computer logic design in a hands-on way and use the building blocks of 16 NAND gates to create simple and more complex logic circuits.

Cryptography for Secure Digital Interaction
17-Nov-2013
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Bristol is involved in new EU funded COST programme to support interaction at a European level between researchers.

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