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Expert comment from Prof Ian Robertson on Chinese tech 'threats'.

The issue of whether the UK should allow Chinese technology company Huawei to supply components to our communications infrastructure continues to be raised.

Professor Robert Kerr comments on polar vortex: "It always exists to one degree or another"

The United States has been affected by extreme cold weather due to what is referred to as a polar vortex. Professor Robert Kerr from our School of Engineering, Department of Mathematics and Centre for Scientific Computing explains what a polar vortex is and why it causes this kind of effect.

Thu 31 Jan 2019, 09:42 | Tags: Computer Science, Climate change, mathematics

What's the future for Facebook after the Cambridge Analytica scandal?

Despite the turmoil that continues to surround his company, Mark Zuckerberg has insisted he is still the best person to lead Facebook. Recent reports around improper data gathering by Cambridge Analytica - as well as fake news and propaganda - have prompted some to question Mr Zuckerberg's ability to lead a company that some think has grown beyond his control.

Ian Robertson, Visiting Professor, Computer Science, comments.

Cambridge Analytica: companies can access 'personality profiles', expert explains

It was reported today that the UK poltical consulting firm Cambridge Analytica is being investigated for alledgedly using the personal data of 50 million Facebook members to influence the US presidential election in 2016.

Professor Ian Robertson, a cyber security expert in University of Warwick's Department of Computer Science, comments.

'Poisonous air' emergency costing £20bn a year - expert comment

MPs have demanded an end to the UK's "poisonous air" in an unprecedented report from four Commons committees. Dr Theo Damoulas, says that accurate data will help decision makers introduce the correct policies.

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