News Archive


Departmental news feed


Kappenball: A mathematical theory of procrastination

Speech and Hearing group to build CloudCAST platform

The Mathematics of Xbox Kinect

Mark Warburton wins prize in the EPSRC National Science Photography Competition

GPGPU Research at Sheffield Featured by NVIDIA

Robotics expert helps global leaders decide ‘killer robots’ policies

Senate Awards for Sustained Excellence in Learning and Teaching

Dr Paul Richmond engages with the Transport Systems Catapult

DCS Research to Help Identify Areas at Risk of Fire

epiGenesys highlighted as example of good practice in digital skills report

Festival of the Mind

Professor Noel Sharkey in discussion on BBC Radio 4

Pietro Oliveto EPSRC fellowship success

Top five in the UK for research excellence

Visiting Professor Awarded New Years Honour

Councillor Peter Rippon, Lord Mayor of the City of Sheffield, visits the Department


Dr. James Marshall on "Through the wormhole"

Prof. Noel Sharkey in the news

Major HEFCE investment in Sheffield Advanced Computer Research Centre

Sheffield climbs to 6th in Guardian league table

INSIGNEO Symposium on Integrative Modelling of Cardiovascular Physiology

Mark Stevenson gives invited talk at RANLP

Trevor Cohn awarded EPSRC Fellowship

DCS joins the Mobile University

NIPS 2014 Conference

Green Brain Project Featured in New Scientist

Ambassadors Scheme

Pheme project featured in The Times and The Telegraph


Noel Sharkey discusses robot ethics in Die Zeit

Two Senior Lecturer/Lecturer posts available

New EPSRC research grant for Mark Stevenson

Breaking language barriers across the world

First year students secure £100,000 investment from Ignite 100

Dr Tony Cowling receives prestigious National Teaching Fellowship

Inaugural lecture by Prof. Neil Lawrence

Green Brain project to create autonomous flying robot with a honey bee brain

New EPSRC grant on knowledge extraction

Department hosts Sheffield Startup Weekend

DCS students win Sheffield Startup Weekend

DCS Staff Honoured in Faculty Teaching Awards

Sheffield ITMB students win national event

Major new grant for Dr. Richard Clayton


Three new lecturers join the Department

New CAPIRE grant for Daniela Romano

Public Servant editor praises DCS

Latest NSS results show 95% graduate employment

Major new programme grant in natural speech technology

DCS featured in New Scientist

MyVOCA project in the news

Sharkey speaks about the benefits of robots in medicine and surgery

New grant for Nicolo Fusi

Applications invited for new Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Chair positions

Dr Sarah Creer comments on "voice banking"

Priya Dey shortlisted for ICT Pioneers competition

Noel Sharkey debates Robot Arms Control at the Royal Society

New GATE grant for Kalina Bontcheva

Two new grants for Mark Stevenson


Women's Engineering Society meets in Sheffield

Fine art photographer visits the Department

EPSRC Career Acceleration Fellowship for Kalina Bontcheva

Speech researchers on the Gadget Show

Top marks for employment in NSS

Professor Noel Sharkey wins Academy Award

New Reader in Computer Science

Dr Tony Cowling receives Senate award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

DCS student wins Best Social Enterprise prize

Two new chairs in computer science

PhD Research Studentship: Statistical Modelling of Natural Language

Noel Sharkey comments on international robot arms control

Noel Sharkey on


World-leading GATE software celebrates 15th birthday

Yorick Wilks elected ACM Fellow

PhD project shortlisted for Rolls-Royce award

Honorable mention for paper at Semantic Web Conference

Children in Need

Noel Sharkey in the news

Noel Sharkey talks about cyber insects

New Scientist reports founding of ICRAC with Noel Sharkey

Noel Sharkey on Swedish National Television

Student project wins SET award

Prize-winning paper on serious games

Professor Mandy Chessell featured in Ingenia

Sheffield researchers rebuild a voice

Noel Sharkey´s controversial views about AI are featured in the New Scientist

Noel Sharkey featured in THES

NSS Results

Noel Sharkey comments on USAF plans for 2009-2047

Jones Agyemang wins GE Foundation scholarship

Dr. Guido Sanguinetti featured in EPSRC "pioneers" issue

DCS gets high ranking in Complete University Guide

Seminar By Professor Mike Holcombe

MSc student designs prize-winning game

Professor Yorick Wilks receives BCS Lovelace Medal

VIVOCA speech synthesis featured in Guardian article

Professor Mike Holcombe honoured by special issue of Natural Computing

University studentships are available

DCS scores highly in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise

New EPSRC research grant - Computational Hearing In Multisource Environments

Noel Sharkey raises ethical issues in robotics


PhD Research Studentship Available

Artificial tongue mimics human speech

Yorick Wilks is awarded ACL Lifetime Achievement Award

EPSRC Doctoral Training Grant on Algebraic Approaches to Formal Software Analysis

Yorick Wilks wins Zampolli Prize

PSP Award for Mainframe Computing Student

Awards for Enterprise Computing Students


DCS European Funding Success

DCS Students Star in IBM Challenge

DCS graduate employment prospects good

PhD studentship in computational modelling of hearing impairment

CAST team uses local voices in communication aid

Richard Clayton wins BHF Competition


BCS Distinguished Dissertation

DCS Student wins Shell Step First Prize

BSc/MComp in Enterprise Computing: Information Technology Management for Business


Student presentations in the House of Commons


New discovery on how natural complex systems work


Sunday Times League table

Graduation reception

The Imagine Cup

New masters degrees

Imagine Cup again

The Newspaper League Tables

PhD student presents work at House of Commons

Sheffield students win another Eclipse grant from IBM


Computer Modelling of Ants

Student presents work at House of Commons

£120,000 to improve student computer rooms

Our students come 1st, 2nd and 3rd in Microsoft's Imagine Cup

Noel Sharkey and Sheffield host Real UK