Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP)

Creating machines that can see and hear to understand the world around them.

Our Centre is an internationally recognised leader in audio-visual machine perception research. With a diverse community of more than 150 researchers, we are one of the largest audio and vision research groups in the UK.

Research in the Centre has led to award-winning spin-out companies in the biometric, communication, medical and creative industries.

Research highlights

Learn more about our research from the CVSSP digital book and our YouTube channel.

Celebrating thirty years of research

This year we are celebrating our 30th anniversary and we have been showcasing all the technologies we have pioneered during this time.

What we have to offer

We advance research in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine perception structured in seven labs focused on cross-disciplinary application areas and are always looking for businesses to collaborate with us.

Take a look at our staff opportunities to see what roles are currently vacant.

Upcoming events

Stay connected


Twitter profile image for cvssp_research
Many congratulations to Sara on passing her virtual PhD viva yesterday. Very well done! 🎉🥳👏 https://t.co/0p4pXK00yP
Twitter profile image for cvssp_research
🗣️ Today at 11am — Zoom you there! 👩‍💻👨‍💻 https://t.co/0p4pXK00yP
Twitter profile image for cvssp_research
🗣️ We are delighted to announce the PhD Open Viva Presentation of Ms Sara Mahvash Mohammad — "Machine Learning Appl… https://t.co/8y7c9BCtR0
Twitter profile image for cvssp_research
We are looking for a Teaching Fellow/Senior Teaching Fellow #AI #ComputerVison #Robotics #MachineLearning #MSc #PhDhttps://t.co/SvrAdJJvrE