Department of Computer Science

The blog from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Surrey

Verifiable Elections and the Public

Recently, Steve Schneider, James Heather, Chris Culnane and Zhe Xia of the Trustworthy Voting Systems Group attended the Dagstuhl seminar titled Verifiable Elections and the Public in Germany. This 5-day event brought together key researchers from a variety of disciplines, ranging from computer scientists, political scientists and legal experts from around the world, to discuss […]

Google Scholar’s Retreat

Vedika Dalmia, BSc Computer Science Level 3 student 2011-12 Recently I had the opportunity to visit Google’s office in Zurich as part of the Scholar’s Retreat for the Anita Borg Scholarship. All the scholars got to spend two days in Zurich meeting Googlers and learning about interesting work being done by everyone. It kicked off […]

Nice is Nice!

Vahid Abolghasemi The location of the SSP2011 conference was amazing. It was held in Negresco Hotel in Nice, France. One of the luxury and most historic hotels in Nice and probably most famous in the entire country! The workshop featured regular contributed paper sessions, special invited paper sessions, and a number of plenary lectures covering […]

Computing Start-Up Wins Entrepreneurial Award

Aaron Mason and Georgios Michalakidis It was very motivating to hear that our University spin-out company, Thoughtified, was nominated for an award by SETsquared, the enterprise incubator partnership between the universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey.  The award that it was nominated for was “Best Graduate Start-Up”, for which there were a number […]

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