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2020 News

Work by Paul Cairns and David Zendle featured in the BBC's Science Focus Magazine.

Posted on Thursday 17 December 2020

The researchers found a worrying link between problem gambling and video game loot boxes.

This is Engineering Day 2020

Posted on Wednesday 4 November 2020

We’re joining forces with the Royal Academy of Engineering to celebrate engineering that shapes our world for the better.

£3M awarded to interdisciplinary project to improve socio-technical resilience and trustworthiness of autonomous systems

Posted on Thursday 22 October 2020

A project that will improve the ability of autonomous systems to reason about the impact of their decisions and actions on technical and social requirements and rules has been awarded almost £3M from the UKRI Trustworthy Autonomous Systems (TAS) programme.

Department of Computer Science awarded Athena SWAN Bronze Award

Posted on Friday 16 October 2020

The Department of Computer Science are delighted to announce that they have been awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze Award.

Celebrating 25 years service within the Department of Computer Science

Posted on Wednesday 7 October 2020

Congratulations to David Hull, Project Manager and Dr Steve King, who both celebrated 25 years service within the Department of Computer Science on 1 October 2020.

University of York's Department of Computer Science to host SAFECOMP 2021

Posted on Friday 18 September 2020

We are delighted to announce that the Department of Computer Science is hosting SAFECOMP 2021.

Professor Delaram Kahrobaei, Chair of Cyber Security in the Department of Computer Science is interviewed by Fortune Magazine

Posted on Friday 18 September 2020

"Quantum computers threaten to end digital security. Here’s what’s being done about it."

New research paper by academics from the Department of Computer Science examines the modelling assumptions that have informed COVID-19 policy-making processes

Posted on Friday 11 September 2020

Researchers based in the Department of Computer Science have had a new paper published in BMJ Health and Care Informatics this week.

AI safety - what does it mean to you?

Posted on Friday 21 August 2020

Francis Rhys Ward has written a new blog post for the Assuring Autonomy International Programme about AI safety and what it means to two different research communities.

John McDermid pens article for The Conversation

Posted on Friday 21 August 2020

Professor John McDermid has written a response to Elon Musk’s recent assertion that his company Tesla will have fully autonomous cars ready by the end of 2020.

Department of Computer Science KTP Associate shortlisted for prestigious award

Posted on Friday 31 July 2020

A University of York KTP Associate has been nominated as a finalist in this year’s Future Innovators Category at the Knowledge Transfer Partnership Awards.

N²Women: Rising Stars in Computer Networking and Communications

Posted on Wednesday 29 July 2020

Computer Science Lecturer Poonam Yadav has been listed in N²Women's top ten Rising Stars in Computer Networking and Communications, 2020.

Computer Science wins a Green Impact Gold Award

Posted on Monday 27 July 2020

The Computer Science Green Impact Team has achieved a Green Impact GOLD Award 2019/20.

Remembering Ian Wand (1941-2020)

Posted on Tuesday 21 July 2020

It is with great sadness that we pass on the news that Professor Ian Wand, former Head of Computer Science and Deputy Vice Chancellor passed away last Friday, after a short illness. Our thoughts are with his partner Helen, children and family.

Computer Science celebrates students and staff at 2020 Award Evening

Posted on Friday 26 June 2020

The award evening celebrates the outstanding contributions students and staff make to the Department of Computer Science.

University of York brings the power of data to esports audiences

Posted on Wednesday 10 June 2020

Researchers from the University of York have presented a ground-breaking data and technology platform, Weavr, to fans at the finals of ESL Birmingham Online, a tournament for professional esports players.

Arena Research Cluster - A new Global Community for Esports

Posted on Saturday 6 June 2020

The Arena Research Cluster (ARC) has been launched this week. This cluster creates an online network for researchers and industry stakeholders who share a focus on innovation in esports and sports.

Matthew Dale wins 2020 BCS best PhD award

Posted on Wednesday 29 April 2020

Matthew has won the BCS best dissertation award for his PhD, 'Reservoir Computing in Materio', supervised by Professor Susan Stepney.

Computer Science Dragons' Den 2020

Posted on Wednesday 18 March 2020

Undergraduates go head-to-head in Dragons’ Den style competition.

YorRobots exhibition 2020 a great success

Posted on Tuesday 10 March 2020

The YorRobots Exhibition was held in the Department of Computer Science at the University of York on Friday 28 February 2020.

Complex, connected, and cyber-secure - the future of flight in the UK

Posted on Friday 31 January 2020

Computer scientists at York are partners in a new £32m project to enable UK industry to build and support the most complex, connected, cyber-secure avionic systems in the world.

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