We are living in a digital age where all of our lives are impacted by digital technologies and information sciences, from cyber security and computational intelligence to games and visual effects to digital libraries, archives and records.

This department’s research addresses this environment through research groups in: Computer and Electronic Security Systems (CESS), Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence Group (CVAI), Computer Games and Visual Effects, Digital Consumers, Behaviours and Literacy; Digital Libraries, Archives and Records; Digital Socio-technical Design. 

Prospective PhD students: Opportunities to carry out postgraduate research towards an MPhil/PhD or MSc by research exist in all the areas identified above. Further information may be obtained from The Graduate School.

Visiting scholars: We welcome visiting academics - please contact Dr. Paul Vickers

To access research outputs in this area and others, please visit Northumbria Research Link.

Click each research area below to find out more about our work: