Archive | October, 2018

Partnership with Google to grow quantum software industry in the UK

The University of Bristol is joining forces with UCL and Google to launch a £5.5m Prosperity Partnership, which aims to harness the revolutionary power of quantum computers for applications in modelling and simulation. The initiative, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), is a collaboration between the UCL Quantum Science and Technology […]

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Professor Oliver Johnson inaugural lecture

On 1 November 2018, Professor Oliver Johnson will give his Inaugural Lecture, entitled “Shannon and group testing: finding needles in haystacks”. The abstract for the talk is as follows: Claude Shannon’s Information Theory bridges mathematics and engineering, and shows how well every communication and data storage system can perform. In this lecture, Professor Johnson will […]

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