School of Informatics

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Reliving the Rhino Head: Jim Haynes' Paperback Bookshop Revived

An augmented reality app reviving Jim Haynes Paperback Bookshop that once stood in place of the Informatics Forum - marked by the public art installation: William Darrell’s, 'Untitled (Rhino Head)' was launched as part of the Festival of Creative Learning.

Jon Oberlander 1962-2017

It is with immense sadness that we have learned of the passing of our dear colleague, Jon Oberlander.

Informatics group goes to Shenzhen for a second workshop with Huawei

Last week a group from Informatics went to visit Huawei in Shenzhen for the second workshop of the joint Huawei Edinburgh Research Lab.

Making IT work for women

Informatics Ventures and Women’s Enterprise Scotland teamed up to join the conversation about challenges that females in STEM subjects and the tech industry are facing throughout their careers.

Mark Van Rossum and Guido Sanguinetti join the Professoriate!

We are delighted to announce the promotions of Mark Van Rossum as Personal Chair of Computational Neuroscience and Guido Sanguinetti, as Personal Chair of Computational Bioinformatics.

University to play pivotal role in creating Data Capital of Europe

Damian Green, First Secretary of State, enjoyed a demonstration of research at the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics - a joint venture involving the University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University - following the announcement of the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal.

Informatics hosts Blockchain Meet Up

Charles Hoskinson, CEO, IOHK & Co-Founder of Ethereum, Susan Ramonat, CEO, Spiritus Partners and Professor Aggelos Kiayias, Chair in Cyber Security and Privacy have been speaking at a highly popular Blockchain Meet Up held in the Informatics Forum on 27th July.