The Department of Computer Science has a dynamic research culture with an international reputation.
At the latest Research Assessment Exercise, 90% of the Department's research was classified under the Computer Science and Informatics category as of an international standard (rated 2*, 3* or 4*).
Our research ranges from underlying mathematical theory to the practical creation and operation of networked systems. The Department’s multidisciplinary research continues to have a positive impact in such diverse areas as healthcare, the emergency services, transport, e-learning, finance, surveillance and the environment, among others.
Driven to carry out research with an impact, our research also supports the needs of industry and our collaborators have included BAE Systems, Toyota, Advantica, Jennic, Arqiva, Sure, Sensinode and Rolls-Royce.
The department’s research is organised under four divisions.