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  1. 08, February, 2016 RGU staff and students to take part in major programming event

    Smart Data Technologies Centre

    Savvy students and staff at RGU are gearing up to take part in a major programming event held by Google.  

  2. 02, February, 2016 RGU and Sports Technology Services join forces to take CoachCam to next level

    L-R Alan Ritchie, Pamela Johnston and Dr Eyad Elyan KTP

    RGU and Sports Technology Services (STS) have teamed up as part of a £121,000 Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) aimed at developing the next generation of sporting software.  

  3. 16, December, 2015 Class prize for Nigerian student who aims to provide innovation solutions for oil and gas companies

    Regina Njoku

    An international computing student, who was inspired to study at RGU due to her interest in helping her country develop its oil and gas industry, has been recognised by the university for her academic achievements.  

  4. 16, December, 2015 University accolade for Galway student

    Michael Coyne

    Michael Coyne (36) received the class prize for the MSc IT Management course at RGU at a special prizegiving ceremony held by the university’s School of Computing Science and Digital Media this week.  

  5. 15, December, 2015 Hundreds of north-east pupils celebrate completion of ‘Access To’ programme at RGU

    Access To Health Professions L-R Megan Karakus and Chloe Craighead

    More than 200 S5 and S6 pupils from across Aberdeen City and Shire have taken part in this year’s ‘Access To’ programme at RGU, which gives them a taste of university life.  

  6. 11, December, 2015 Computing students team up with IDS on industry projects

    L-R Colin Dawson, Alan Dunnet, Keith Wildridge and Joel Gana IDS placement

    Joel Gana and Alan Dunnet worked on the projects with Independent Data Services (IDS), with the company providing the MSc IT for the Oil and Gas Industry students with particular issues to focus on.  

  7. 20, November, 2015 RGU to host events for prospective students

    The Sir Ian Wood Building

    The university will host a Visit Afternoon, from 12.30pm to 3.30pm, and Visit Evening, from 6pm to 9pm, on Wednesday, November 25.  

  8. 16, November, 2015 RGU event highlights computing career options to Scottish school pupils

    2015 Computing Event L-R Harry Murdoch, Colin Dawson of IDS, and Gregor Marston

    The wealth of career opportunities that are open to IT graduates was highlighted to school pupils from across Scotland at a special event held at RGU.  

  9. 13, November, 2015 RGU computing students focus on the future at special careers event

    Craig Buchan, Right People

    Over 60 computing students at Robert Gordon University (RGU) have benefitted from a special careers focused event organised by the university.  

  10. 05, November, 2015 Enhancement or hype? Computing expert tackles virtual reality technology

    Professor Patrik Holt

    Patrik Holt, a research professor from the School of Computing Science and Digital Media, will deliver a professorial lecture entitled ‘Augmented Reality: Enhancements or Hype’ on November 18.  

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    "My university work placement secured my role at Shell."

    Judith Herbert Computer Science BSc (Hons)

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  1. 18, February, 2016 Computation of emotions

    Sir Ian Wood Building

    Peter Robinson, Professor of Computer Technology at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory, will deliver a presentation on the computation of emotions at this event organised by the Aberdeen branch of the Chartered Institute for IT.  

  2. 25, February, 2016 Postgraduate Open Evening

    Postgraduate Study 2014

    There has never been a better time to embark on a postgraduate course. Find out more at our open evening in February.  

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“The most enjoyable part of my student life at Robert Gordon University was conducting research into evolutionary programming. This has served me well in my career, where I am developing novel solutions to tackle challenges in modern drug discovery.”

Nathan Brown School of Computing Graduate, The Institute of Cancer Research


  1. Agile Developers Go Large

    Agile Development

    Research at the School of Computing & Digital Media at Robert Gordon University shows that major international companies are embracing agile methods on large projects.

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