The Department has an international reputation for the quality of its research. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), 92% of our research work was rated either world leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*) in terms of its originality, significance and rigour. We are ranked 5th out of 89 computer science departments in the UK.
There are many local and international collaborations in both research and teaching within the Department. Some of the companies that support our research and teaching include Glaxo Welcome, Motorola and Nokia.
Research in the Department of Computer Science is multidisciplinary and collaborative. Our staff are actively engaged in a number of internationally renown research centres and institutes.
Computer Science research often results in direct impact on various aspects of society, through technology development, or contributions to policy discussions.