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Head of Department: Professor Shaun Lawson

Department of Computer and Information Sciences
Northumbria University
Ellison Place
Newcastle upon Tyne


Deputy Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor: Professor Rebecca Strachan

Department Contacts

Role Staff 
Associate HoD Julie Walters
Head of Subject: Computer, Data & Information Sciences  Prof. David Kirk
Head of Subject: Computer Networks and Security Prof. Ahmed Bouridane

Director of Enterprise & Engagement 

Dr. Huseyin Seker
Director of Learning & Teaching Dr. Tom Prickett
Director of Research & Innovation (and UoA 11 Lead) Dr. Hubert Shum
Chair of iSchool Prof. Gobinda Chowdhury
PGR Programme Leader Dr. Nauman Aslam

Equality & Diversity Representative

Dr. Perla Innocenti

Ethics Representative

Ed Hyatt

Anonymous Feedback

The form below allows you to submit a comment to our department anonymously. If you are a current student and wish to submit a complaint under the Student Complaints Procedure, please email the Student Complaints Manager listed under the Department Contacts.

Please give as much detail as possible. Once submitted, your comment will be passed to the appropriate group within Computer and Information Sciences for consideration and any necessary action.

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* At Northumbria we are strongly committed to protecting the privacy of personal data. To view the University’s Privacy Notice please click here


Computer and Information Sciences Courses

Computer and Information Sciences at Northumbria University encompasses all of our work in computer science, games, animation and digital visual effects, computer forensics and security, network technology, website development, library management and information sciences.


Computer and Information Sciences Staff

Computer and Information Sciences students learn from the best – inspirational academic staff with a genuine passion for their subject. Our courses are at the forefront of current knowledge and practice and are shaped by world-leading and internationally excellent research.

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Undergraduate Open Day Events

Looking to study in with us in September? Our Undergraduate Open Day Events are the perfect opportunity for you to find out as much as you can about our wide range of courses and world-class facilities.

Latest News and Features

Northumbria University News, Summer 2022
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Northumbria University News, Autumn 2021 edition.
VR tool at COP26
Taka Suzuki wins a gold medal
Professor Mohamad Kassem has been awarded the 2021 Scherer Award for outstanding service to the computing community in the context of EC3.

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