The Department of Computer Science at the University of Bristol is an international centre of excellence in the foundations and applications of computing. Staff in the Department carry out internationally leading research in intelligent systems, digital media, foundations, personal systems, and architecture and design.
Computer science - and its application across all sciences, computational science - is currently revolutionising a wide range of human activities, but is also itself undergoing revolutionary change. The Department's mission is to anticipate and drive these developments in the aforementioned areas.
- Bristol Interaction Group
- Intelligent Systems
- Computational Neuroscience
- Bristol Robotics Laboratory
- Algorithms and Complexity
- Visual Information Laboratory
- Trustworthy Systems
- Bristol Cyber Security Group
- High Performance Computing (HPC)
Internationally-leading research in intelligent systems, digital media, foundations, personal systems, and architecture and design. The University of Bristol ranked 7th in the UK for Computer Science and informatics in the Times Higher Education analysis of the 2021 Research Excellence Framework.
Facilities include the UK's most powerful academic computer cluster, high performance networks and more »
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We currently collaborate with numerous academic organisations in the UK and around the world, including Carnegie-Mellon, Cornell, KU Leuven, ENS Paris and Princeton.