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Professor Jim Woodcock, Head of Department of Computer Science

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.

Our research

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

  • 7th overall in the UK
  • 5th for impact
  • 6th for environment

Our research


Google’s Go triumph is a milestone for artificial intelligence research

Posted on Thursday 28 January 2016

First computer able to defeat a human champion at the board game Go

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Roundhouse Public Lecture Series: Quantum Communications Technologies

6.00PM, Ron Cooke Hub

Professor Timothy P Spiller Director, EPSRC Quantum Communications Hub and Director, York Centre for Quantum Technologies

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