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Paul Curzon

Professor Paul Curzon


Paul Curzon, a Professor of Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London, is renowned for his work enthusing students and teachers about interdisciplinary computer science. He co-founded the internationally reputed public engagement project, Computer Science for Fun (, co-leads the Computing at School (CAS) London Regional Network and co-founded Teaching London Computing
( creating inspiring classroom activities. He regularly gives shows and workshops for both students and teachers on computing and computational thinking.

His research, which has been presented at the Royal Society Summer Exhibition, concerns the formal verification of human-computer systems, developing ways to highlight design that leads to systematic human error. Most recently his work has concerned making medical devices safer.

Paul is a National Teaching Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Chartered IT Professional Fellow of the British Computer Society, member of the CAS Board and the BBC Make It Digital ‘Round Table’ Advisory Group. He has won several awards for excellence in teaching and public engagement.

Professional positions

Professor of Computer Science


Participated Role
2016 to 2017 Member
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