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Andrew and Kathleen Booth Memorial Lecture

Posted: Tuesday, 19 April 2022 13:00

We are delighted to announce that for 2022 we will be joined by Professor Marina Jirotka, Professor of Human Centred Computing in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford. Marina will discuss responsible robotics and in particular the RoboTIPS fellowship, which is merging socio-legal and technical responses in its development of an ethical black box.

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Birkbeck academics receive £353,354 research grant to address data security challenges

Posted: Friday, 18 March 2022 08:00

Professor Alex Poulovassilis and Professor George Roussos are leading the ESPRESSO project at Birkbeck, which will develop new methods for accessing decentralised personal data sets.

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Sergio Gutiérrez Santos appointed as Associate Research Fellow

Posted: Monday, 28 February 2022 09:00

Sergio Gutiérrez Santos has been appointed as Associate Research Fellow in the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems. Sergio was a member of academic staff from 2012 to 2016, before moving on to a career in industry, first with eBay and more recently with Babylon Health. His research interests include technology-enhanced learning, computing education, educational data mining, and use of artificial intelligence to improve learning and teaching.

Hubie Chen EPSRC grant award

Posted: Wednesday, 24 November 2021 13:00

Dr Hubie Chen has been awarded £475,688 by the EPSRC for research into Query Evaluation. EPSRC Grant no. EP/V039318/1. more details.

PhD Studentship in Graph Database Technologies

Posted: Tuesday, 26 October 2021 10:00

We are pleased to announce the availability of a PhD studentship, with generous support from Neo4j, in the area of Graph Database technologies, starting in January 2022. The value of the studentship is £10,000 per year for a maximum of four years. Full details...

Paul Yoo appointed as a member of ACM Computing Surveys editorial board

Posted: Wednesday, 20 October 2021 15:00

Paul Yoo, Senior Lecturer of the Department, has been appointed as a member of editorial board for ACM Computing Surveys. ACM Computing Surveys is a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Association for Computing Machinery.

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Graduate Teaching Assistant Vacancy

Posted: Wednesday, 20 October 2021 09:00

Graduate Teaching Assistant

We seek talented, passionate candidates to undertake PhD research in computer science and provide assistance to academic staff in a part-time Graduate Teaching Assistant role. The post holder will be registered as a research (PhD) student within the Department for the period of employment with registration fees waived. Closing date for applications is 21st November 2021. Full Details

George Magoulas and his co-authors win research paper award

Posted: Tuesday, 19 October 2021 12:00

The paper "Creating Ensembles of Generative Adversarial Network Discriminators for One-class Classification" by M. Ermaliuc, D. Stamate, G.D. Magoulas, and I. Pu, won the Best Quality/Novelty Paper Award at the 22nd International Conference on Engineering Applications of Neural Networks (EANN2021), 25-27 June 2021.

Alex Poulovassilis - Women in Tech Excellence Awards 2021

Alex Poulovassilis - Women in Tech Excellence Awards 2021

Posted: Thursday, 16 September 2021 10:00

Congratulations to Alex Poulovassilis who is a finalist in the Women in Tech Excellence Awards 2021 in the category Role Model of the Year: Public Sector & Universities. With the IT industry desperately short of female workers, especially at more senior levels, role models are essential. This award will go to the woman who most inspires her colleagues, and leads by example. The award ceremony will take place on Wednesday 24th November.

New Lectureships available

Posted: Wednesday, 15 September 2021 12:00

Lectureships

We currently have three Lectureship posts available, all open-ended, full-time and with a closing date of 31st October.

Lecturer in Computer Science (Ref: 963)

Lecturer in Computer Science/Information, Network or Computer Security (Ref: 964)

Lecturer in Computer Science/Systems & Networks (Ref: 967)