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University of York launches Institute for Safe Autonomy

Posted on Tuesday 20 February 2024

The University of York has launched the Institute for Safe Autonomy, a ‘living lab’ that provides research and development space for autonomous systems operating on the ground, underwater and in the air.

Apply for a Royal Academy of Engineering funded summer 2024 internship

Posted on Tuesday 16 January 2024

There are two posts available, applications close Thursday 8 February 2024

Applications now open for PhD in Safe AI

Posted on Wednesday 13 December 2023

The University’s UKRI-funded AI centre for doctoral training in Lifelong Safety Assurance of AI-enabled Autonomous Systems (SAINTS CDT) has opened applications for its first cohort of PhD students.

Doctoral Training Centre for next generation of AI experts established at York

Posted on Wednesday 1 November 2023

The University of York is one of 16 universities to receive funding for a new Doctoral Training Centre in artificial intelligence (AI) to train the next generation of researchers and innovators.

Call for PhD project proposals in Autonomous Robotic Systems for Laboratory Experiments (YorRobots ALBERT CDT)

Posted on Thursday 26 October 2023

This is a call for academics from across the University to submit novel PhD project proposals in the area of Autonomous Robotic Systems for Laboratory Experiments (ALBERT) for assessment by the directors of the YorRobots ALBERT CDT (Centre for Doctoral Training).

York joins The Turing University Network to advance responsible AI development

Posted on Monday 2 October 2023

New network membership to support the University’s leading research in safe and responsible artificial intelligence (AI) systems.

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

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