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Undergraduate’s road safety App wins award

A Surrey BSc Computer Science student has won the Sean Morley Prize, given by road safety charity AIRSO, in recognition of his App which identifies the safest way to reach your destination.

Athena SWAN award for Computer Science Department

Surrey’s Department of Computer Science has been awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze Award in recognition of the way it promotes gender equality and supports and nurtures staff.

Surrey courses rank among the best in the world for scientific research

A respected league table has named the University of Surrey as one of the best in the world for scientific research. 

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.

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