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Computer Networking and Telecommunications Research

The Computer Networking and Telecommunications Research Group is part of the Centre for Future and Emerging Technologies — Research and Application which itself is part of the University's 6* rated Informatics Research Institute.

The group undertakes both pure and applied research in the general field of telecommunications and computer networking including computer networking technologies, wireless systems, networked multimedia applications, quality of service, mobile networking, intelligent buildings, context driven information systems and communication protocols. Much of this work is funded through research grants and supported by industry. In addition, members of the group are actively involved in a range of public engagement programmes which aim to raise the awareness of these subjects for the general public and in schools.

Please get in touch if you would like to pursue research to Masters or Doctoral level.

News & Events

The Internet at 40 – has its life just begin? [22 January 2009]

In 2009 the Internet will be 40 years old but it is only in the last ten years that its impact has been truly felt. The lecture will celebrate the technical achievements that have been made in its development, assess the impact on society and look forward to 2050

Public Lecture: 22 January 2009, 6.30 PM, Manchester Conference Centre, Sackville Street, Manchester.

Channel M News Interview: Internet celebrates birthday

Nigel Linge Memories of the telephone — 130 years on [4 March 2008]

Press Release

National Science & Engineering Week National Science & Engineering Week [Event: 17-16 March 2008]

Family Telecommunications Day and Schools' Event

Be my Valentine Will texting kill off Valentine's cards? [31 January 2008]

Valentine's Day in the top 5 texting days in the UK

Invention brings interactive experience for museum visitors [21 November 2007]

mi-Guide