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  • 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

  • Festival of the Mind

    The Department of Computer Science is represented at the Festival of the Mind. 

  • The Department of Computer Science welcomes two new lecturers to the Machine Learning research group

    The Department welcomes two new lecturers, Mauricio Álvarez and Haiping Lu, to the Machine Learning research group

  • The University of Sheffield named an NVIDIA GPU Education Center

    Engineers from the University of Sheffield have announced that they have been named a GPU Education Center by NVIDIA.

  • Zampolli Prize

    Prof. Roger Moore awarded Antonio Zampolli Prize for his "Contributions to the Advancement of Language Resources & Language Technology Evaluation within Human Language Technologies".

  • Women in Science PhD Poster Competition

    Najawa Alghamdi, PhD student, has been selected to present her research at the Royal Society for the ‘L'Oréal-UNESCO For
    Women in Science PhD Poster Competition’



    Undergraduate student, Dominic Jackson, has been part of a team which has developed a new website called Loggacy.

  • Football Whispers


    Mahrez to Madrid? Morata to Man City? Totti to Tottenham? New Football App predicts likelihood of the big money transfers