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Computing and Informatics

Computing has a vibrant and rapidly growing research community with expertise in such diverse areas as visualisation, information and systems engineering and intelligent systems. Our facilities are state-of-the-art, incorporating a dedicating computer networking, mobile and forensic computing laboratory, as well as creative studio environments and industry standard software.

Our aim is to research and develop new methods and technology in computer science that will have a real impact on global grand challenges in areas such as transport, health, security and energy.

If you are interested in studying for a research degree please see our current research opportunities.


Centre for high Performance Intelligent Computing Centre for High Performance Intelligent Computing (CHIC)
The Centre for High-Performance Intelligent Computing aims to research and develop new methods and technology in computer science that will underpin solutions to these major societal challenges.


High Performance Computing High Performance Computing (HPC) Research Group
We aim to promote the links between high performance computer users, developers and researchers across the University, throughout the UK and internationally.

IMFV thumb Intelligent Mobility: Future Vision (iMFV)
The ‘Intelligent Mobility: Future Vision (iMFV) Collaboration Group’ is an international independent Collaboration Network and Virtual Research Centre for multidisciplinary free thinkers from research, governmental and industrial communities

Serious Games Serious Games Research Group (SGRG)
Founded to act as a focus for our existing research and enterprise in computer games, we are committed to researching and developing computer game technology and game design to promote the wider adoption of serious games.

CE Pedagogical Research Pedagogical Research Group (CEPRG)
Our aim is to perform research on pedagogical issues in order to increase the effectiveness of teaching, learning and scholarly activities within the School of Computing and Engineering and across the University.

CGIV group Visualisation, Interaction and Vision (VIV)
The Visualisation, Interaction and Vision (VIV) Research Group within the CHIC Centre focuses on regional and international dimensions of knowledge/technology innovation, application and practice development, academic networking, and social service innovation.

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