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    First walking app of its kind launches to help adults be more physically active

    Public Health England (PHE) launches a new One You physical activity campaign today (24 August) to encourage people to build 10 minute brisk walks into their day with the free Active 10 app, developed in partnership with researchers from the Department of Computer Science at The University of Sheffield.

    The Active 10 app is the first of its kind to measure how much brisk walking you are doing and highlights how many continuous chunks of ten minutes – know as Active 10s – are achieved each day.

  • Distinguished Paper Awards

    Researchers have received distinguished paper awards at two conferences.

  • Computer Science at the University of Sheffield have announced it has invested in the NVIDIA® DGX-1™ AI supercomputer to accelerate research in deep learning.

    As part of the new Sheffield Advanced Research Computer cluster the new supercomputer plays an important part in the department’s plans to become a centre of expertise for deep learning in the UK.

    This article is located in a different section of the University of Sheffield website.

  • Number 1 Russell Group University for student experience - Times Higher Education Survey 2017

    Students vote Sheffield number 1 in the Russell Group

    Sheffield has been voted the top Russell Group university in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017, and the Students' Union is named the UK's best for the ninth year in a row.

    This article is located on a different website.

  • Detailed simulations of large and complex road networks, such as this microscopic Aimsun model of Pe

    Department of Transport funded project paves the way for road network simulations

    Researchers from the Department of Computer Science, alongside industrial collaborators TSS-Transport Simulation Systems have been awarded over £22,000 for their work on road network simulations by Department for Transport.

  • Siemens Sheffield Advanced Multimodal Simulator

    Sheffield and Siemens next generation transport modelling

    Staff from the Departments of Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, and Automatic Control and Systems Engineering have been collaborating to develop the Siemens Sheffield Advanced Multimodal Simulator (S2AM).

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    Professor Richard Clayton published in The Journal of Physiology

    Professor Richard Clayton has had an article published in The Journal of Physiology with his paper Uncertainty and variability in computational and mathematical models of cardiac physiology.

  • Dr Mike Croucher, Dr Dagmar Divjak, Dr Petar Milin

    £1 million grant to shed light on how we learn languages

    £1 million grant to help researchers understand what speakers know about languages, in order to help make learning foreign languages easier, has been awarded to the University of Sheffield.

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    Fake news clampdown

    Researchers at Sheffield receive funding from Google to work on fact-checking projects.  Story featured in The Guardian. 

  • Archer Project

    Department donates at Christmas time

    Staff and students have generously donated essential items to help the homeless in Sheffield.

  • How Britain talked Brexit

    How Britain talked Brexit

    Ground breaking analysis by researchers from the Department of Computer Science featured in Buzzfeed 

  • Prof. Eleni Vasilaki

    Prof. Vasilaki quoted in New Scientist

    Prof. Vasilaki quoted in New Scientist

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    New Professor of Computer and Information Security Appointed

    We are delighted to announce that Professor John Clark, currently of the University of York, will be joining us as our new Professor of Computer and Information Security in April 2017.

  • BeeBot

    EPSRC Programme Grant for Prof James Marshall

    Have you ever wanted to know if it's possible to design an autonomous flying robot with the navigational and learning abilities of a honeybee?  Prof. James Marshall and his team will be looking to answer this question in their new project, Brains on Board: Neuromorphic Control of Flying Robots.

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    Athena SWAN Silver Award

    The Department has been awarded the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver award