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Deep learning model predicts when you will die in Dota 2

Posted on Friday 19 May 2023

Research by a multidisciplinary team at the University of York led by James Walker, explores using esports analytics to predict a death event in Dota 2.

AI-generated music inferior to human-composed works, according to study

Posted on Thursday 6 April 2023

Researchers at the University of York have found that current AI-generated music is inferior to human-composed music.

BBSRC award success for Claudio Guarnera

Posted on Thursday 9 March 2023

Perceiving colour is of vital importance for our behaviour: it helps us to identify objects, see them quicker and remember them better.

Cloud computing hub to launch with £2m EPSRC funding

Posted on Friday 3 March 2023

A new £2 million hub, co-led by the University of York, has been launched to investigate the future potential of cloud computing.

Gamers with disabilities helped by Computer Science research at York

Posted on Thursday 16 February 2023

Accessible Player Experiences (APX) cards that improve the gaming experience of players with disabilities developed by AbleGamers based on research carried out at the University of York.

Call for Summer Venables Internships - Supported by Phil Venables (BSc Computer Science, 1989) and YorRobots.

Posted on Thursday 15 December 2022

There are 8-10 internships available at a value of £327 per week.

£458K Knowledge Transfer Partnership between the University of York and Leonardo UK selected for funding

Posted on Wednesday 14 September 2022

A new 2.5-year £458K Knowledge Transfer Partnership between the University of York and Leonardo UK has been selected for funding by InnovateUK.

New system-level guidance on assuring the safety of autonomous systems published

Posted on Thursday 1 September 2022

Safety experts from the Assuring Autonomy International Programme have published their latest guidance to support system developers, safety engineers, and assessors to design and introduce safe autonomous systems.

The Digital Creativity, Industry and Culture conference (DCIC 2022)

Posted on Friday 5 August 2022

Organisers of the Digital Creativity, Industry and Culture conference (DCIC 2022) have announced the programme for their inaugural conference taking place at the University of York on Tuesday 20 September 2022.

The IGGI Talks: An introduction to the University of York’s EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in gaming

Posted on Friday 5 August 2022

The Department of Computer Science at the University of York recently hosted an event to showcase its EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Intelligent Games and Game Intelligence (IGGI).

Dr David Zendle quoted in the Guardian regarding Government decision

Posted on Friday 22 July 2022

Dr David Zendle of the Department of Computer Science was quoted in the Guardian commenting on the Government's decision not to ban loot boxes in video games.

Computer Science building renamed in honour of Professor Ian Wand

Posted on Wednesday 6 July 2022

The Computer Science building on Campus East has been renamed the Ian Wand Building, after one of the first professors of Computer Science at the University.

A trillion hours of play

Posted on Friday 1 July 2022

University of York and Unity Technologies to explore how we play games in world’s largest games research project

Department of Computer Science welcomes Bradford Teaching Hospitals’ Head of Clinical Artificial Intelligence as a new Honorary Visiting Professor

Posted on Friday 24 June 2022

Dr Tom Lawton has been welcomed to the University of York as an Honorary Visiting Professor in the Department of Computer Science

EPSRC summer vacation 2022 Internships

Posted on Monday 13 June 2022

We're accepting applications for two EPSRC internships

University of York Engineers in Business Fellowship Competition

Posted on Tuesday 7 June 2022

This year, 25 students from two departments elected to participate in the final Engineers in Business Fellowship (EIBF) York competition, which took place on the 17 April 2022, live and face to face for the first time in over 2 years.

Resilience Node (REASON) project UG internship 2022

Posted on Monday 6 June 2022

Apply by 20 June for this excellent opportunity

Congratulations to Holly Hendry who won the Most Promising Research Direction prize at Thales conference

Posted on Thursday 26 May 2022

1st Year PhD student Holly Hendry won the prize for Most Promising Research Direction.

Top ten in the UK for our research with real-world impact

Posted on Thursday 12 May 2022

The Times Higher Education (THE) ranking of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 has placed the University of York’s Department of Computer Science in the top ten computer science departments in the UK, recognising the ongoing dedication to original and significant research grounded in real-world application.

Researchers to develop new technology to protect minority ethnic communities online

Posted on Wednesday 13 April 2022

Researchers have been awarded £3.3 million to develop new tools and policy guidance to protect minority ethnic groups from discrimination as key public services move online.

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