College of Physical Sciences and Engineering

The College of Physical Sciences and Engineering comprises of seven academic Schools working together to find sustainable solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Our interdisciplinary approach facilitates research and teaching innovation and excellence, industrial engagement and societal impact.

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News

Cyber security event

Pupils urged to pursue cyber security careers

19 September 2018

One-day course aims to inspire new generation of experts to keep us safe in the digital age

Safety app

Mathematicians calculate the safest way home

18 September 2018

Researchers develop algorithms to successfully predict the likelihood of road accidents, opening up the possibility of a mobile app to guide pedestrians along the safest instead of quickest route

Robots

Could AI robots develop prejudice on their own?

7 September 2018

Computer science and psychology experts suggest discrimination is also a non-human phenomenon that could make autonomous machines susceptible