MicroMasters in Big Data

The School of Computer Science is a major contributor to the University of Adelaide’s first Master’s level MOOC, the Big Data MicroMasters. The Big Data MicroMasters will offer knowledge and skills in data science, an emerging field across a range of industries including science, engineering, economics, marketing and education. It will appeal to those with […]

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Google Visit in March

When: Thursday 9th March Life at Google Talk + Live Technical Interview Time: 9:30am-11:00am Location: Polygon Lecture Theatre Learn about Google internships and grad jobs. Watch a Google engineer being interviewed live and prepare for technical interviews. Inclusion In Hacking Time: 11:15am-12:15pm Location: Level 7 Conference Room, Ingkarni Wardli (IW) Reduce bias and promote inclusion […]

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2016 Programming Challenge for Girls

The School of Computer Science hosted the “Programming Challenge for Girls (PC4G)” on the 29th November, 2016, for the fourth consecutive year. 18 teams (36 Year 9 students) from 9 metropolitan schools entered this programming challenge, which introduces students to Alice (http://www.alice.org), an educational language that lets students create 3-D animations. All teams have a […]

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Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship Grant

Claudia Szabo of the School of Computer Science, and Louise O’Reilly of the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, have been awarded one of 25 national grants in the first round of the Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship (WISE) grant programme. The WISE programme helps to address gender equality by increasing women and girls’ […]

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Adelaide Team Progresses in ACM Programming Contest

A team of University of Adelaide Computer Science Students, Connie Pyromallis, Zachary Foreman, and Katrina Le are one of only 14 teams throughout Australia, Fiji and New Zealand that have been invited to compete in the South Pacific Region Finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM ICPC) The ACM ICPC participation has grown […]

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Cruz Izu Awarded a Barbara Kidman Fellowship

Dr Cruz Izu of the School of Computer Science has been awarded a University of Adelaide 2017 Barbara Kidman Fellowship. The Fellowship Scheme is designed to support female academics to enhance and promote their career. The Fellowships are named after Dr Barbara Kidman who, at the time, defied society’s expectations of women in scientific roles. […]

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Ian Reid Elected an ATSE Fellow

Professor Ian Reid (Australian Centre for Visual Technologies) has elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE). ATSE is an independent body of more than 800 Australian scientists and engineers seeking to enhance Australia’s prosperity through technological innovation. Founded in 1976 as one of Australia’s four learned Academies, ATSE […]

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A/Prof Katrina Falkner Receives Distinguished Service Award

The Computing Research and Education Association of Australasia, CORE, has jointly awarded Associate Professor Katrina Falkner, Head of the School of Computer Science, The 2017 John Hughes Distinguished Service Award for her outstanding leadership in Computer Science education. The other joint recipient of the award is Professor Justin Zobel of the University of Melbourne, for […]

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Dr Lingqiao Liu wins Adelaide Research Fellowship

Dr Lingqiao Liu of the School of Computer Science has won a University of Adelaide Research Fellowship. These Fellowships were established to retain, attract and support early-career and mid-career researchers of outstanding research calibre and potential. The Fellowships support the University’s research strategy, Adelaide Research for Impact, by promoting and building capacity in research excellence […]

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School Open Day 2016

Interact!   If I had to describe the school of Computer Sciences open day in one word it would have to be interact. With the support of the many student and staff volunteers, the Computer Science outreach team was able to demonstrate not only the trendiest gadgets but also the broad scope the school of […]

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