Research in the School of Computer Science

A research student in a Computer Science labWe 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:

Adaptive systems

Adaptive systems

Research into Adaptive Systems takes biological systems as sources of inspiration for the synthesis of artificial systems....

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Algorithms

Algorithms

Algorithms research is focused upon the representation, analysis and transformation of algorithms abstracted from a range of application domains....

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Biocomputation

Biocomputation

Research in the Biocomputation Research Group involves the development of computational models to study biological systems, and the application of biologically-...

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Compiler Technology and Computer Architecture (CTCA)

Compiler Technology and Computer Architecture (CTCA)

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...

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Technology Supported Learning Research Group

Technology Supported Learning

We welcome proposals from prospective PhD students who seek to investigate the blending of technology with learning within the e-learning arena...

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Impact case studies

Impact case studies

Our research pushes boundaries of Computer Science. Find out about the impact of our research...

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Cyber Security Centre

Cyber Security Centre

The Cyber Security Centre provides training, teaching and research in the fast paced topics of cyber security and digital forensics...

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