Call for Distinguished Dissertation nominations

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

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First Call for Submissions for the 2015 CPHC/BCS Distinguished Dissertation Competition

The 2015 CPHC/BCS Distinguished Dissertations competition will soon be open for submissions via the website

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.

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