The Academy aims to nurture ingenuity, inventiveness and innovation in computing and it is through our range of awards, medals and lectures that we promote excellence in the creation, study and application of knowledge in computing.
Our mission is to strengthen ties between the academic community and professional practitioners by promoting mutual accessibility and an appreciation of the value and benefit of research in computing. To support these aims we bestow awards that recognise significant achievements in computing.
We organise the following annual awards:
The Roger Needham award recognises distinguished research contributions in Computer Science.
We also collaborate with CPHC on the following award:
Recognising student's achievements
We have recently launched a new scheme to recognise technical innovation among computing students.