A Skew Logistic Distribution for Modelling COVID-19 Waves and Its Evaluation Using the Empirical Survival Jensen–Shannon Divergence
Posted: Friday, 20 May 2022 16:00
Mark Levene’s paper “A Skew Logistic Distribution for Modelling COVID-19 Waves and Its Evaluation Using the Empirical Survival Jensen–Shannon Divergence” published by MDPI Entropy has been selected to be promoted via social media (Twitter, LinkedIn).
Strong REF2021 results
Posted: Tuesday, 17 May 2022 10:00
The Department has performed strongly in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 with 55% of our research outputs and 67% of our impact assessed as world-leading, and nearly all of the remaining outputs (41.7%) and all impact (33%) as internationally excellent. The Department also improved considerably compared to REF 2014 by achieving a GPA of 3.41, which ranks us 23rd in a competitive discipline with 90 UK institutions. The REF 2021 results confirm our status as an international centre of excellence in computer science.
Research Fellow Vacancy
Posted: Thursday, 12 May 2022 21:00
We are seeking three Postdoctoral researchers to work on the EPSRC-funded ESPRESSO project (“Efficient Search over Personal Repositories - Secure and Sovereign”).
Andrew and Kathleen Booth Memorial Lecture
Posted: Tuesday, 19 April 2022 13:00
We are delighted to announce that for 2022 we will be joined by Professor Marina Jirotka, Professor of Human Centred Computing in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford. Marina will discuss responsible robotics and in particular the RoboTIPS fellowship, which is merging socio-legal and technical responses in its development of an ethical black box.
Birkbeck academics receive £353,354 research grant to address data security challenges
Posted: Friday, 18 March 2022 08:00
Professor Alex Poulovassilis and Professor George Roussos are leading the ESPRESSO project at Birkbeck, which will develop new methods for accessing decentralised personal data sets.
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Sergio Gutiérrez Santos appointed as Associate Research Fellow
Posted: Monday, 28 February 2022 09:00
Sergio Gutiérrez Santos has been appointed as Associate Research Fellow in the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems. Sergio was a member of academic staff from 2012 to 2016, before moving on to a career in industry, first with eBay and more recently with Babylon Health. His research interests include technology-enhanced learning, computing education, educational data mining, and use of artificial intelligence to improve learning and teaching.
Hubie Chen EPSRC grant award
Posted: Wednesday, 24 November 2021 13:00
Dr Hubie Chen has been awarded £475,688 by the EPSRC for research into Query Evaluation. EPSRC Grant no. EP/V039318/1. more details.
PhD Studentship in Graph Database Technologies
Posted: Tuesday, 26 October 2021 10:00
We are pleased to announce the availability of a PhD studentship, with generous support from Neo4j, in the area of Graph Database technologies, starting in January 2022. The value of the studentship is £10,000 per year for a maximum of four years. Full details...
Paul Yoo appointed as a member of ACM Computing Surveys editorial board
Posted: Wednesday, 20 October 2021 15:00
Paul Yoo, Senior Lecturer of the Department, has been appointed as a member of editorial board for ACM Computing Surveys. ACM Computing Surveys is a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Association for Computing Machinery.
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Graduate Teaching Assistant Vacancy
Posted: Wednesday, 20 October 2021 09:00
Graduate Teaching Assistant
We seek talented, passionate candidates to undertake PhD research in computer science and provide assistance to academic staff in a part-time Graduate Teaching Assistant role. The post holder will be registered as a research (PhD) student within the Department for the period of employment with registration fees waived. Closing date for applications is 21st November 2021. Full Details