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Royal Television Society Bursary Scheme 2020

*STV has committed to provide a further ten students with RTSSTV bursary in the 202021 academic year.* Considering a career in the broadcasting industry? Our students have successfuly secured Royal Television Society technology bursaries in 2019 and in previous years. The venture is intended to address a skills gap and attract some talented young people

Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship for Nguyen Dang

Congratulations to Dr Nguyen Dang, who has been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship. The 3 year Fellowships are intended to assist those at an early stage of their academic careers to undertake a significant piece of publishable work. Nguyen will be researching Constraint-based automated generation of synthetic benchmark instances. Abstract summary: 'Combinatorial problems

PhD viva success: Dawand Sulaiman

Congratulations to Dawand Sulaiman, who succesfuly defended his thesis in March. The virtual viva was convened by Dr zgr Akgn with external examiner Dr Barry Porter from Lancaster Univeristy.

PhD viva success: Esma Mansouri Benssassi

Congratulations to Esma Mansouri Benssassi, who succesfuly defended her thesis (Bio-inspired multi sensory integration of social signals) last month. The virtual viva was convened by Professor Tom Kelsey with external examiner Dr Ke Chen from The Univeristy of Manchester.

Winnability of Klondike Solitaire research features in Major Nelson's video podcast

Research carried out by Charlie Blake and Ian Gent to compute the approximate odds of winning any version of solitaire features in Major Nelson's Video Podcast Interview with Ian and Charlie starts 23:56 for XBox news today. Today is National Solitaire Day and the 30th anniversary of the game. The celebrations include an invitation to

Professor Simon Dobson elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE)

Congratulations to Head of School Simon Dobson who has been elected to the Royal Society of Edinburgh for his exceptional achievements in science. This prestigious award recognises expertise which supports the 'advancement of learning and knowledge in Scottish public life'. The RSE established in 1783, plays a leading role in 'the development of a modern

The Serums Project Consortium meeting

This Week Dr Juliana Bowles brought together nine leading academic and industry partners for the 4th Consortium meeting for the Serums project. The project aims to produce tools and technologies to support future-generation healthcare systems that will integrate home-based healthcare into a holistic treatment plan, reducing cost and travel-associated risks and increasing quality of healthcare

One from the archives: The Jack Cole Building

The Jack Cole building was officially opened by the then First Minister Jack McConnell in March 2005. The building was named after the founder of Computer Science at St Andrews. Read more about the opening in the university news archives. Read more about Prof Jack Cole and view pictures of the reception held after the

PhD viva success: Teng Yu

Congratulations to Teng Yu, who successfully defended his thesis in December. He is pictured with supervisor Dr John Thompson, external examiner Dr Jeremy Singer from the University of Glasgow and Internal examiner Prof Al Dearle.