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Leading technology research, in theory, and practice

The 2014 Research Excellence Framework rated 97% of our research as being world-leading or internationally excellent, the highest proportion of any Computer Science department in the UK.

With our close industry partnerships and Russell Group status, we enjoy strong funding and have recently invested £5m in our facilities. It is the perfect setting for world-class experts to do ground-breaking research.




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The scientists in the algorithms section focus on the theory and applications of algorithms and also on understanding and coping with complexity.

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Artificial intelligence

This research group focuses on the theory and practice of building intelligent systems across core areas of artificial intelligence

Research impact

Research impact

The department collaborates with a diverse range of partners across industry, commerce and in public bodies, developing shared academic and economic benefits.