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  • Can new drugs be tested with computers? EU-funded team explores the future of tuberculosis drugs testing

    Researchers from the University of Sheffield’s Departments of Computer Science, and Maths are part of a consortium which is investigating how advanced computer modelling and simulation can be used to reduce the costs of the clinical trials required to test the efficacy of new therapies for tuberculosis.

  • Dr Achim Brucker joins panel of experts at the Sheffield City Regional QER

    Dr Achim Brucker was part of a panel of experts at the recent Sheffield City Regional Quarterly Economic Review (QER) breakfast.

  • Ahead of the curve

    Our MSc in Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence has been mentioned by the Financial Times as leading a new era is cybersecurity training.

  • One of the most powerful castles in medieval northern England can now be viewed for the first time since it was erased from the face of its city hundreds of years ago. Developed in collaboration with Sheffield-based creative agency Human and a team of computer scientists at the University led by Dr Steve Maddock, the AR experience is based on research by University of Sheffield archaeologists on material uncovered from excavations at the castle in the 1920s and 1950s that is currently curated by Museums Sheffield.

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

  • Abuse of politicians online increased substantially in the snap 2017 general election compared to the 2015 general election, according to new research by the University of Sheffield.

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

  • The Department of Computer Science joins Amazon’s Alexa Fellowship

    Amazon today (22 August 2018) announced the Alexa Graduate Fellowship, designed to foster research and education by supporting PhD and post-doctoral students specializing in conversational AI. The University of Sheffield is among the first universities outside the US to participate in the program

  • Students win internship at Rolls-Royce

    MSc Data Analytics students Rawaida Kamarudin and Weijiang Lin have been announced as runners up at the Data Storytelling Challenge Competition. As finalists they were rewarded with a 10 week internship at Rolls-Royce

  •  A new report demonstrating how drones can come to the rescue in natural disasters, help starving people in conflict and provide emergency medicine has been published today (7 June 2018) by one of the UK’s leading robotics experts, Professor Noel Sharkey, Emeritus Professor of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence in the Department.

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

  • New Centre for Speech & Language Technology

    The University of Sheffield partners with VoiceBase to launch the Centre for Speech & Language Technology

  • Large-Scale Fact Extraction and Verification Dataset Publicly Available

    Amazon and University of Sheffield Researchers Make Large-Scale Fact Extraction and Verification Dataset Publicly Available

  • The University of Sheffield has Today (26 April 2018) signed a collaboration agreement with China’s leading Tsinghua University to work with its groundbreaking Future Lab.

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

  • BCSWomen Lovelace Colloquium

    This year the Department of Computer Science hosted the annual BCSWomen Lovelace Colloquium. 

  • The University of Sheffield has won a bid which will fund a new project, in collaboration with the universities of Oxford, Cambridge and Newcastle, to drive forward collaboration concerned with the Internet of Things.

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

  • Honeybees

    Researchers from the University of Sheffield have discovered that looking at honeybees in a colony in the same way as neurons in a brain could help us better understand the basic mechanisms of human behaviour.

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

  • Giving something back...

    Graduate John Wright talks about coming back and working with the Department of Computer Science.