16 January 2015
Professor Sir Michael Brady FRS, FMedSci, FREng will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of York in the Computer Science graduation ceremony on Saturday 24 January. Hear his public lecture on Friday 23 January, when he will present some of his experiences in developing image analysis systems for clinical practice.
12 January 2015
We have a number of funding opportunities for students wishing to take a PhD in Computer Science at York. We have a number of EPSRC Doctoral Training Grants for outstanding Home/EU applicants, as well as three studentships in the newly announced York Quantum Hub - all of these have a closing date of 27 February 2015. Our Centre for Doctoral Training in Intelligent Games and Game Intelligence (IGGI) are also now accepting applications for their studentships, with a closing date of 30 January 2015. See what opportunities are available.
Explore our new facilities
We're housed in the newest Computer Science facilities in the UK, purpose-built for our teaching and research.
Prof. Jim Woodcock
Head of Department
Our excellence in teaching and research plus our strong industrial links make us one of the UK’s leading Computer Science departments.
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 results ranked York's Computer Science:
This result confirms the long-standing global reach and real-world significance of our research and makes us one of best Departments in the country for nurturing excellent research by staff and research students alike. All aspects of our impact and environment were judged to be of world-leading or international standard.
Head of Department Professor Jim Woodcock: "York Computer Science has always aimed to give excellent support for the production of great research that excites the academic community and has profound real-world effect. The REF 2014 results confirm our outstanding research achievements to date. Our staff and students' creativity, expertise and enthusiasm will allow us to build on this success over the coming years."
Spotlight on PhD study
We have a number of studentships available, including EPSRC Doctoral Training Grants and two in Quantum Computation. Deadlines: 27 February 2015.
A Week In The Life of a PhD Student (PDF , 788kb) explores a typical week studying for a PhD in Computer Science at York.
Find out what programme you will follow, and what support we offer.