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Crossroads: Event for all CS students – Basecamp meets Computer Science
08-Mar-2011
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Calling all Computer Science students and other amateur developers! Basecamp, The Computer Science Society and Bristol Entrepreneurs have all come together in collaboration to bring to you "Basecamp Meets Computer Science" – an event to bring together your passion for technology with the best student business brains at Bristol University!

DARPA Funds Bristol Cryptographic Research
25-Feb-2011
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Last week Prof. Nigel Smart was at a meeting in San Antonio (Texas), where he was attending the kick-off meeting for a new exciting project we are involved in. The project, to investigate aspects of Fully Homomorphic Encryption, is funded by the US governments Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) as part of its PROCEED (PROgramming Computation on EncryptEd Data) effort.

Robotics Summer Project "I Robot... I learn."
22-Feb-2011
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This summer there is an opportunity for a Computer Science undergraduate student to work on the "IRobot...I Learn" research project in collaboration with the Bristol Robotics Laboratory. The project explores how useful behavioural adaptations in human-assistive robots can be kept within safe boundaries. Funding is available for up to 12 weeks. Applications should be sent asap to Kerstin Eder.

Workshop on Risk Perception, Psychology and Economics of Information Security
29-Jan-2011
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On Feb 17 Bristol will be hosting a Workshop on "Risk Perception, Psychology and Economics of Information Security: A Multi-Methodological Exploration".

Nigel Smart to give invited talk at BCTCS 2010
14-Jan-2011
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Prof. Nigel Smart will be giving one of the six invited talks at this years British Colloquium for Theoretical Computer Science.

Bristol gets £1.6M for research on decision making
02-Mar-2011
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Engineering and Physical Science Research Council together with Economic and Social Research Council funded $1.6 Million resarach project on "Decision making in an unstable world". This interdisciplinary proposal brings together applicants from Psychology, Mathematics and Computer Science, and collaborators from application areas where making accurate decisions is critically important.

ForToo: Preventing Internet Abuse With Forensic Tools
24-Feb-2011
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We have just secured a grant from the European Union to work on advanced forensic tools against Internet abuse. This project will bring together academics and professional experts in the field of network security and forensics, in order to develop novel tools that enhance our understanding of and reaction to network-related incidents.

Dr Martijn Stam joins the department
01-Feb-2011
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Today sees the arrival of Dr Martijn Stam as a new lecturer in our Cryptography research group.

Innovation and Algorithmic Trading Event at UCL
21-Jan-2011
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New exciting event on the topic of *Innovation & Algorithmic Trading* at UCL on 23rd February 2011.

David May wins lifetime achievement award
20-Dec-2010
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David May FRS FREng, Professor of Computer Science at the University of Bristol, as well as Chief Technical Officer and co-founder of spin-out semiconductor company XMOS, was presented with a lifetime achievement award at the 2010 Elektra Electronics Industry Awards in London on 9 December.

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