Computing at Brighton

University of Brighton computing blog

Katherine Haycock, Business Information Systems

Final year project put into practice

A successful placement year led to the inspiration for a final year project and job on graduation, for final year Business Information Systems BA(Hons) student Kathryn Haycock. We caught up with Kathryn at the Computing Degree Show and found out more about her placement, her final year project and life as a University of Brighton…

Continue Reading

Celebrating success

We celebrated some fantastic successes today with our award-winning computing students. Head of School, John Taylor, introduced the School of Computing Engineering and Mathematics awards ceremony by leading a round of applause and congratulating all our winners. Congratulations to Beck Rush, Digital Media Development BSc(Hons) and Arun Sharma Computer Science (Games) BSc(Hons)who both received the…

Continue Reading

Prize-winning ‘Home Automation using Raspberry Pi’

Rupert Agnew, studying Computer Science BSc(Hons), has designed ‘Home Automation using Raspberry Pi’, which, among a multitude of uses, will feed your cat when you are away from home. This final year project has won Rupert a prize from the international IT services company FDM Group. The system uses the Internet of Things to link…

Continue Reading

Waking up to sunshine

For his final year Computer Science (Games) BSc(Hons) project, Adam Worley invented an alarm called ‘Chrono-lux’ that banishes the wake-up blues and makes mornings more enjoyable by simulating a sunrise using a smart-bulb. Adam says: “My project is to develop a connected Android alarm application with integration with smart devices. For many, the mornings can…

Continue Reading

Searching for UFOs

  Software Engineering BSc(Hons) final year student, Dominik Boller, has developed camera software to automatically record unusual sightings in the sky. Dominik’s ‘UFO Detector’ analyses the sky for anomalies and uses computer vision algorithms to record videos. In his interview on BBC Sussex radio, Dominik talks to Neil Pringle about his project.

Success for MSc student

This post is from James Dunn who has just graduated from our MSc in User Experience Design.  Shortly after completing my MSc in User Experience Design I was invited to submit my Major project for the Brighton University Environmental Award, for which I was delighted to receive a ‘highly commended’ recognition. My project involved the creation…

Continue Reading

MSc student ‘Data Security and Brexit’ winner

Congratulations to MSc student Anna Hristova who was a winner in the BCS Women Lovelace Colloquium 2017 with a paper submitted as part of her Data Management module.  Anna’s module leader, Dr Sanaz Fallahkhair, encouraged her to enter and this year’s competition saw the highest number of entrants to date (116).  Anna will be going…

Continue Reading

A Project in the Life of a Visual Journalism Trainee

A few months ago, I completed my first big project for the Visual Journalism team at BBC News. I worked alongside another developer to create the ‘Which World Leader are You?’ piece. I was brought into the project as it looked like one which I could learn a lot from it, buddy up with an…

Continue Reading

Hungarian Adventure

We’ve broken up for summer, so what better time to do some travelling and combine that with skills I’ve gained from my course? I came across this website called workaway where users can trade skills (physical labour, web development etc) in return for food and accommodation. This idea appealed to me quite a lot as…

Continue Reading

Robot Wars

Yesterday, as part of my work with the Widening Participation Team, I spent the day helping teach year 7s from Shoreham Academy how to build ant-weight robots as part of their Raising Aspirations Programme. The idea of this project is to start discussing the idea of university with children from a young age by getting…

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4
Skip to toolbar