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Professor Jim Woodcock, Head of Department of Computer Science

Jim Woodcock
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The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 results ranked York's Computer Science

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  • 5th for impact
  • 6th for environment

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Researchers confirm ‘realistic’ answer to quantum network puzzle

Posted on Thursday 19 November 2015

Scientists at the University of York’s Centre for Quantum Technology have discovered new evidence to support the development of scalable and secure high rate quantum networks.

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