The UCL Department of Computer Science
In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) evaluation UCL was ranked in first place for Computer Science, out of 89 Universities assessed, and considerably ahead of other Institutions. 61% of its research work is rated as world-leading (the highest possible category) and 96% of its research work is rated as internationally excellent.
UCL researchers in Computer Science and Informatics received a ‘grade point average’ of 3.57 (out of 4) and submitted over 70 staff to be assessed in REF2014. UCL Computer Science has made seminal contributions across the full range of its core strengths and associated 11 research groups and 8 centres, including the Centre for Health Informatics & Multiprofessional Education (CHIME), Biomedical Physics & Biochemical Engineering, and the Centre for Medical Image Computing (CMIC). More >>
UCL-CS launches new CDT in Cyber Security
UCL has been awarded more than £40m funding for seven Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) by the EPSRC. UCL Computer Science will be leading the EPSRC CDT in Cyber Security.
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UCL PhD student wins Google Fellowship
Leonard Wossnig, has been awarded the 2019 Google Fellowship in Quantum Computing
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Dr. Christophe Dessimoz laureate of the ISCB Overton Prize 2019
Award for " a significant contribution to the field of computational biology"