Early Career Fellowship for Dr Justyna Petke

28 February, 2017

Congratulations to Dr Justyna Petke who has been awarded an EPSRC Early Career Fellowship to advance her pioneering research on genetic improvement of software systems.


Bug-finding MaJiCKe finds a home at Facebook

19 January, 2017

The team behind spinout software testing technology MaJiCKe are moving on to work with Facebook in London. The technology uses the academic field of Search Based Software Engineering to remove ‘much of the drudgery’ of testing software, while still finding bugs.

The company’s three co-founders who are members of CREST are Prof Mark Harman (Scientific Advisor), Dr Yue Jia (CEO), and Ke Mao (CTO).

You can read more about the project here.


Most updates to mobile apps don’t make a noticeable difference

17 November, 2016

Research by William Martin, Dr Federica Sarro and Prof Mark Harman finds that most updates to mobile apps don’t make a noticeable difference. To read more please click here.

The research paper is available here.


OBE for Dr Sue Black

05 January, 2016

We are delighted to announce that Dr Sue Black has been awarded on OBE for her services to technology. Her award acknowledges her campaign to save Bletchley Park. Congratulations Sue!

You can read more here


Summer Away Day to Bletchley Park!

26 August, 2015

SSE members enjoyed an away day to Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park is where the iconic WW2 code-breaking took place and where Alan Turing the pioneering Computer Scientist developed techniques for breaking German codes. The work which took place at Bletchley Park is said to have helped shorten the war by two years.



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