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About School of Computing

We make advancements on the knowledge that founded the modern digital age.

Long-standing expertise

We take great pride in our long-standing collaboration with industry, innovation, research impact and teaching excellence.

60 years on from the creation of the Computing Laboratory at the University, our long-standing expertise and collaborations mean we are strongly placed to continue exploring and innovating.

Recent accolades and achievements for the School of Computing include:

  • ranked 1st for Impact in REF2014 UoA 11
  • leading the £30m National Innovation Centre for Data
  • Governmental Academic Centre of Excellence for Cyber Security Research
  • National Teaching Fellowship
  • two Doctoral Training Centres
  • relocation to the £58m Urban Sciences Building
  • partner of the prestigious Alan Turing Institute
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Explorative and innovative computer science

Our computer science teaching and research is innovative and exploratory. As well as emerging disciplines such as cloud computing, cyber-physical systems and synthetic biology, we’re exploring new applications such as fin-tech, agriculture, medicine, and sustainability.