In the news : School of Computing

Read the latest news from across the Faculty.


Ulster University researchers part of advisory group on StopCOVID NI app

The group advised on development and roll out of the new StopCOVID NI app

1 August 2020

International student juggles parenthood to graduate with a PhD

Jyotsna Talreja Wassan graduates with a PhD in Computer Science

31 July 2020

First Class Honours for Magee student returning to Ulster for PhD

Courtney Gallagher graduates with first class honours in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

23 July 2020

Researchers develop new Mental Health App to support people during COVID-19 and beyond

Developed by researchers from Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) and Ulster University, the app is available for use 24/7

7 July 2020

Ulster University launches free online courses for workers affected by COVID-19

The online courses will upskill and retrain people whose jobs have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic

6 July 2020

Ulster University Covid-19 tracker compares NI and ROI data on coronavirus testing, positive cases and deaths

Ulster University researcher Dr Magda Bucholc has created a Covid-19 data tracker charting Covid-19 related positive cases, tests completed, and deaths in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

9 June 2020

Ulster University develop COVID-19 symptom checker, diagnostic and contact tracker app

The app checks for COVID-19 symptoms and provides advice

25 May 2020

Ulster University a key partner in new European mental health “IT4Anxiety” project

An Ulster University team has been integral to a new Europe-wide initiative aimed at reducing the anxiety of patients suffering from Alzheimer or post-traumatic stress disorders.

14 May 2020

Ulster University playing its part in reducing food wastage across Europe in €4.8m project

UU playing its part in reducing food wastage across Europe in €4.8m project

1 May 2020

Ulster University to transform certification standards for dementia products across North-West Europe

Ulster University is playing a fundamental role in the Certification-D EU project which plans to develop and market innovative and trustworthy products for people with dementia.

10 March 2020

Ulster and Queen’s awarded £2.1million for state-of-the-art high performance computing facility

Ulster University and Queen’s University Belfast have been awarded a major grant of £2.1million for a state-of-the-art computing facility, which will allow researchers to use high performance computing (HPC) technology to address some of

18 February 2020

Ulster University hackathon creates digital solutions to support senior citizens

Computer programmers of all backgrounds participated in a 12-hour hackathon

12 February 2020

Father of two graduates with newfound sense of direction

Mature student Eoin McGonagle graduates today following a busy year of juggling family life with academic studies.

16 December 2019

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.

2 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

9 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