To celebrate The Computer Journal’s 65th anniversary, we have invited our Deputy Editors to write perspectives on key articles by esteemed international authors from across the journal’s long history, to both highlight the role our extensive corpus of research papers has had since 1958, and the legacy that they have created for both the journal itself and for global computing research and practice

Professor Tom Crick, Editor-in-Chief of The Computer Journal (2021-present), invites you to join us all in celebrating this milestone through reading The Computer Journal: 65th Anniversary Perspectives and the referenced articles themselves, which are all freely available to read online. These include:

The Computer Journal is one of the longest-established journals in the computer science field, published in association with Oxford University Press. Submissions and issues are available via the Oxford Academic website.

About Professor Tom Crick MBE FLSW FAcSS FBCS

Tom is Professor of Digital & Policy and Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Swansea University, with his role split between the Computational Foundry and the School of Social Sciences. Alongside his CS domain research, he has been heavily involved in science, innovation, and digital policy in Wales over the past 10+ years, including leading the major STEM national curriculum reforms. Tom is a non-executive director of Welsh Water, Industry Wales and Swansea Bay University Health Board, having previously been a Vice-President (Academy) of BCS and an inaugural Commissioner of the National Infrastructure Commission for Wales. Tom also serves on BCS Fellows Technical Advisory Group (F-TAG), and was recently awarded the 2023 BCS Lovelace Medal for Education for his contributions to computer science education across research, policy and practice.