The winner and runner-up of the 2017 BCS/CPHC Distinguished Dissertation award have been announced and details of the commended dissertations are at http://www.bcs.org/category/19197. Information about the Competition is at http://www.bcs.org/category/5820.
The 2016 CPHC/BCS Distinguished Dissertations competition is now open for submissions via the web site
Closing date Friday 1 April 2016.
The Council of Professors and Heads of Computing (CPHC), in conjunction with BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, annually selects for publication the best British PhD/DPhil dissertations in computer
The 2015 CPHC/BCS Distinguished Dissertations competition will soon be open for submissions via the website http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=disdis15
The competition aims to make more visible the significant contribution made by the UK – in particular by post-graduate students – to computer science. Any dissertation is eligible that is submitted for a doctorate in the British Isles in what is commonly understood as computer science.
To be considered, a dissertation should:
- make a noteworthy contribution to the subject;
- reach a high standard of exposition;
- place its results clearly in the context of computer science as a whole; and
- enable a computer scientist with significantly different interests to grasp its essentials.