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Research Areas

Centre for Intelligent Systems and their Applications
Basic and applied research and development in knowledge representation and reasoning. Through its applications institute (AIAI) it works with others to deploy the technologies associated with this research.
Department of Sociology
The Department of Sociology has interests in testing, risk, financial systems, evidence in the safety case, cross sector comparisons.
Human Communication Research Centre
An interdisciplinary research centre bringing together theories and methods from several formal and experimental disciplines to understand better how people communicate.
Institute for Communicating and Collaborative Systems
Basic and applied study of communication among humans and between humans and machines using text, speech, and graphics for interactive dialog.
Laboratory for Foundations of Computer Science
Developing and applying foundational understanding of computation and communication: formal models, mathematical theories, and software tools.
Research Centre for Social Sciences
The Research Centre for the Social Sciences, concentrates on the social shaping of technology, particularly of IT in large organisational settings.
School of Informatics
Informatics at Edinburgh is the study of the structure, behaviour, and interactions of both natural and artificial computational systems.

Staff

These are the staff currently working on DIRC. The name in bold is the Principal Investigator.

Alan Bundy ( Centre for Intelligent Systems and their Applications )
Dave Robertson ( Centre for Intelligent Systems and their Applications )
Donald MacKenzie ( Department of Sociology )
Richard Paul ( Department of Sociology )
John Lee ( Human Communication Research Centre )
Robert Procter ( Institute for Communicating and Collaborative Systems )
Alexander Voss ( Institute for Communicating and Collaborative Systems )
Stuart Anderson ( Laboratory for Foundations of Computer Science)
Massimo Felici ( Laboratory for Foundations of Computer Science )
Don Sannella ( Laboratory for Foundations of Computer Science )
Perdita Stevens ( Laboratory for Foundations of Computer Science )
Jennifer Tenzer ( Laboratory for Foundations of Computer Science )
Robin Williams ( Research Centre for Social Sciences )
Luciana D'Adderio ( School of Informatics )
Gillian Hardstone ( School of Informatics )
Conrad Hughes ( School of Informatics )
Roger Slack ( School of Informatics )

And these staff have now left.

Corin Gurr ( Research Fellow )
Juliana Küster-Filipe ( Research Fellow )

Related links at Newcastle University

  The Informatics Research Institute at Newcastle University brings together academics from the full spectrum of the engineering, mathematical, physical, life and social sciences, and by doing so initiates more interdisciplinary projects.

 
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