Research in the School of Computer Science
We have an active and highly regarded research community within the School of Computer Sciences.
Dedicated researchers work alongside those who combine research with teaching. Our research informs our teaching, ensuring that our students and staff are up to date with the latest ideas and technologies.
PhD projects and Studentships
Join our Computer Science research team. Applications are invited from candidates with good first degrees in relevant disciplines. Projects are available in a range of areas.
Areas of research
The majority of research in the School of Computer Science takes place within the Centre for Computer Science and Informatics Research (CCSIR). Areas of CCSIR and other School research include:
Research into Adaptive Systems takes biological systems as sources of inspiration for the synthesis of artificial systems....Read more about adaptive systems
Algorithms research is focused upon the representation, analysis and transformation of algorithms abstracted from a range of application domains....Read more about algorithms
Research in the Biocomputation Research Group involves the development of computational models to study biological systems, and the application of biologically-...Read more about biocomputation
Compiler Technology and Computer Architecture group was founded by Prof Alex Shafarenko in 2004 with a broad agenda that included research into data-parallel an...Read more about ctca
We welcome proposals from prospective PhD students who seek to investigate the blending of technology with learning within the e-learning arena...Read more about technology supported learning
Our research pushes boundaries of Computer Science. Find out about the impact of our research...Read our case studies