In the news : School of Computing

Read the latest news from across the Faculty.


Allstate IT Lab opens at Ulster University Magee campus

Northern Ireland’s largest IT company Allstate has today opened a new state of the art computing lab at Ulster University’s Magee campus, representing a major investment in educational resources for the North West region.

5 November 2019

Ulster University contribute to collaborative digital heritage project

Ulster University is playing a fundamental role in the Connected Culture and Natural Heritage in a Northern Environment (CINE) project. This €2 milllion Interreg Northern Periphery Area funded project aims to transform people’s experience of

24 October 2019

Maths Week honour for Ulster University lecturer and maths author

Maths Week honour for university lecturer and maths author

18 October 2019

Ulster University hosts cross-sector intelligent innovation workshops

Ulster University hosts cross-sector intelligent innovation workshops

16 October 2019

Ulster University partners with Shaanxi University of Science and Technology to establish Ulster College in Northern China

Ulster University partners with Shaanxi University of Science and Technology to establish Ulster College in Northern China

9 September 2019

Ulster University brings leading conference in human-computer interaction to Belfast

Ulster University brings leading conference in human-media interaction to Belfast

5 September 2019

Ulster University explore trail of possibilities for local businesses

Ulster University is playing a fundamental role in the TrailGazers project which examines the contribution that investment in walks and recreational infrastructure makes to the local economy.

7 August 2019

50 school pupils to boost IT career changes in world-class environment

With research* showing that IT talent continues to be in hot demand in Northern Ireland, an innovative summer camp is this week working to help develop the sector’s future talent.

31 July 2019

Ulster University Researchers develop neural computational model of decision uncertainty and change-of-mind

Ulster University Researchers have developed the world’s first biologically motivated, computational model that can quantify decision uncertainty and explain its effects on change-of-mind during decision-making processing. This could potentially

22 July 2019

Novosco and Ulster University work together to develop future IT skills

40 school pupils from around Northern Ireland will have the chance to sample life with a leading IT business as part of a summer initiative to develop future computing skills.

16 April 2019

Ulster University pioneering research into chatbot technology to support people living with mental ill health

Researchers at Ulster University have secured a number of projects amounting to over £1million to explore the use of Artificially Intelligent Chabot’s to support those living with mental ill health.

15 April 2019

From stay at home mum to data scientist

From stay at home mum to data scientist

10 December 2018

Ulster University recognised in UK’s Best Breakthroughs List

An Ulster University invention using wearable technology has today been named as one of the UK’s 100 best breakthroughs for its potential to significantly impact on people’s lives.

6 December 2018

Ulster University tackles superbugs using research and evidence-based interventions

Ulster University tackles superbugs using research and evidence-based interventions

18 November 2018

Ulster University secures £5 million investment in memory of one of the founding fathers of data analytics

Ulster University’s prominence in the field of Data Analytics and artificial intelligence has been further boosted today through a significant donation to establish the Dr George Moore Chair in Data Analytics. This position will play a pivotal

17 October 2018

Novosco and Ulster University join forces to address tech skills shortage

Novosco and Ulster University join forces to address tech skills shortage

30 July 2018

Ulster Engineering Graduates receive Global Design Awards

MECHANICAL Engineering Graduates from Ulster University are being awarded more than their degree certificates this week; as they celebrate the far-reaching recognition of the innovative engineering projects they designed during their studies.

5 July 2018

Sibling success at Ulster University summer graduation

Sibling Success at Ulster University Summer Graduation

3 July 2018

Ulster University and Innovation Ulster welcome the acquisition of former portfolio company BittWare by Molex

Ulster University and Innovation Ulster welcome the acquisition of former portfolio company BittWare by Molex

6 June 2018

Ulster University led Internet of Things Network empowers SMEs to drive innovation

Ulster University led Internet of Things Network empowers SMEs to drive innovation

10 May 2018

Ulster University hosts prestigious brain mapping conference at Magee

Ulster University hosts prestigious brain mapping conference at Magee

30 March 2018

Ulster University brings major computing conference to Belfast

Ulster University brings major computing conference to Belfast

22 March 2018

Ulster University showcases world-class research and innovation on international stage

Ulster University showcases world-class research and innovation on international stage

21 March 2018

Kainos invest in future tech talent in partnership with Ulster University

Kainos invest in future tech talent in partnership with Ulster University

15 March 2018

Engineering Student Conor secures national bursary

Ulster University Mechatronic Engineering student, Conor McCollum is one of 75 students from throughout the UK, selected to receive the Engineering Horizons Bursary from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).  

13 February 2018

Ulster University leads on €8.2M cross border collaborative research centre to improve cardiovascular care

Ulster University leads on €8.2M cross border collaborative research centre to improve cardiovascular care

22 January 2018

2017 Knowledge Economy Report - Almost half a million jobs at risk from automation in next 10 years

2017 Knowledge Economy Report - Almost half a million jobs at risk from automation

18 January 2018

European project partners meet in Belfast to discuss big data, healthcare and GDPR

European project partners meet in Belfast to discuss big data, healthcare and GDPR

8 December 2017

Gaming convention success for Ulster computing science student

An Ulster University Computing Science student has been showcasing his skills on a global stage at the world’s largest gaming convention in California.

29 November 2017

Ulster University one of eight UK universities in major data science partnership with the BBC

Ulster University one of eight UK universities in major data science partnership with the BBC

19 October 2017

Ulster University's First Cohort of Engineering Students Graduate

Ulster University’s first cohort of engineering graduates pictured at the new Centre for Renewable Energy (CERE) at the University’s Magee campus.

11 July 2017

Ulster University cyber security talent recognised

Ulster University graduate, Pearse Hughes

15 September 2017

Ulster University dementia research reveals support for video surveillance technology

Ulster University dementia research reveals support for video surveillance technology

10 May 2017

Ulster University’s connected health research recognised at global competition

Ulster University’s connected health research recognised at global competition

8 May 2017

Northern Ireland: Post Brexit

Ulster University, in partnership with CBI, IoD, Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Queen's University, has published an open letter seeking clarity from the Prime Minister on how Northern Ireland will be represented in the

29 March 2017

Ulster University Set To Revolutionise Global Data Analytics Research With £4 Million Investment In New Institute

Ulster University Set To Revolutionise Global Data Analytics Research With £4 Million Investment In New Institute

9 March 2017

Ulster University launches new Legal Innovation Centre

Ulster University launches new Legal Innovation Centre

22 August 2017

Ulster University wins landmark €23 million of EU cross-border funding for research and innovation

Ulster University has won €23 million of highly competitive European funding via the EU’s INTERREG VA programme

5 January 2017

Core Systems and Ulster University collaborate to transform prisoner rehabilitation worldwide

Ulster University collaborate to transform prisoner rehabilitation worldwide

4 October 2016

Placement success lands graduate career with leading technology company

Placement success lands graduate dream job with leading technology company

28 June 2016

New Ulster University app to aid management of chronic diseases

Ulster University is encouraging the public to have their say in the development of a revolutionary smartphone app that will transform how patients and healthcare professionals manage and treat chronic diseases.

26 May 2016