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Surrey cyber security researchers won Best Paper Award at HCII 2017

Dr Haiyue Yuan, Dr Shujun Li, Miss Nouf Aljaffan from the Department of Computer Science and Surrey Centre for Cyber Security (SCCS), and Dr Patrice Rusconi of the School of Psychology, have won the Best Paper Award of the 5th International Conference on Human Aspects of Information Security, Privacy and Trust (HAS 2017), held as part of the 19th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII 2017/HCI International 2017), Vancouver, Canada, July 9-14, 2017.

DCMS Bursaries for GCHQ-Accredited MSc Information Security Programme

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is again providing bursary funding for adults looking to retrain and start a new career in cyber security. The bursaries are for GCHQ-certified courses including the MSc Information Security programme offered by the Department of Computer Science and supported by the Surrey Centre for Cyber Security (SCCS, a GCHQ recognised Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research), University of Surrey.

SCCS and Surrey CS researchers co-authored four papers at top cyber security conferences

In the first half of 2017, three researchers from SCCS (Surrey Centre for Cyber Security) and Surrey's Department of Computer Science, Prof Liqun Chen, Dr François Dupressoir and Dr Ioana Boureanu, co-authored four research papers presented at top cyber security conferences including 38th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P 2017), 2nd European Symposium on Security and Privacy (Euro S&P 2017) and 36th Annual International Conference on the Theory and Applications of Cryptographic Techniques (EUROCRYPT 2017). We look forward to more such successes in future!

New software provides vital data in patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

Computer scientists at Surrey have developed innovative software which will allow clinicians to detect Acute Kidney Injury, enabling better disease management and improved quality of life for patients.

Surrey CS researcher Prof Yaochu Jin and his PhD students won two Best Paper Awards

Prof Yaochu Jin, Head of Surrey CS's Nature-Inspired Computing and Engineering (NICE) group, has won two Best Paper Awards for two papers each of which involves a Surrey CS PhD student as a co-author.

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