ISSN (print) 2049-3886/ ISSN (online) 2049-3894
The Conference of Professors and Heads of Computing (CPHC), in conjunction with BCS and the BCS Academy of Computing, annually selects for publication the best British PhD/DPhil dissertations in computer science and publishes the winning dissertation and runner up submission on the BCS website.
Whenever possible, the prize winner receives his/her award at the prestigious BCS Roger Needham Lecture, which takes place annually at the Royal Society in the autumn.
After a rigorous review process involving international experts, the judging panel selects a small number of dissertations that are regarded as exemplary, and one overall winner from the submissions.
Over forty theses have been selected for publication since the scheme began in 1990.
Further information about Distinguished Dissertations can be found on the BCS Academy of Computing website.