Computing at Brighton

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Got questions before you start at Brighton?

We’ve put together some of the most frequently asked questions from our recent Computing, Engineering and Mathematics online Q&A.

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Podcast: Catching up with Dr Panagiotis Fotaris

We speak to Dr Panagiotis Fotaris of the School of Computing, Engineering and Maths who uses escape rooms and virtual reality in his teaching. Dr Fotaris also discusses his alter-ego as a mash-up artist and DJ. Listen to the podcast by clicking ‘play’ in the link above. Alternatively, most of the interview is transcribed on this page,…

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How 3D printing can help repatriate colonial artefacts

Brighton researchers are using 3D imaging to produce physical copies of artefacts, allowing visitors to study exhibits more closely than ever before. These technologies can further help museums in repatriation efforts, without the need to hold on to artefacts that were taken away from their places of origin. The digital technology is being seen as…

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Brighton joins a European fight against cyber attacks

The University of Brighton has joined Europe-wide research aimed at combatting an estimated billion-pound threat to businesses and governments. The University’s Centre for Secure, Intelligent and Usable Systems (CSIUS), is one of 16 partners involved in a European Commission-funded effort to improve the detection and analysis of cyber attacks and threats.

A fashion show with a twist

Students and staff from Computer Science for Games and Fashion with Business Studies degrees united to create a catwalk show like no other. The cutting-edge virtual reality experience, entitled Fashion 360 VR, was developed over four months with the objective of providing an immersive new way to experience fashion students’ collections. Via a VR headset,…

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Gaining professional skills and broadening horizons

We caught up with final year Computer Science student Eric D’Addio who filled us in on his course, his final year project and life at Brighton. What made you choose Brighton and this course? I’ve always loved Brighton, and have always been good with computers and programming. Brighton has a great tech scene too. How…

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Final year student Daniella tells us about her final year project for Kia Motors and loving life at Brighton

We spoke to final year Business Information Systems student, Daniella Moore, who reflected on her time at Brighton as she prepared for her final year show.

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March Codefest

Laura Neale and Matthew Weller, both developers with Brandwatch, took time out to come along to act as mentors at our recent Codefest event.  We caught up with them, along with Computer Science BSc(Hons) student Lewis Allen, to hear more about how events like these can really help prepare you for work. Our next Codefest…

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How 3D printing is transforming our relationship with cultural heritage

Read this intriguing article from The Conversation written by PhD student Myrsini Samaroudi and our computing division lecturer Karina Rodriguez Echavarria.

Creative big data project launched

Entrepreneurs, business people and artists are backing a £1.3m project to boost business growth in the Sussex-to-London region. They packed the project’s launch at the University of Brighton’s School of Media in Edward Street, Brighton, and heard how the scheme will combine the skills, assets and resources of creatives, technologists and data scientists to generate…

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