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Issue No. 01 - January (2010 vol. 32)
ISSN: 1058-6180
pp: 23-33
Martyn Clark , University of Leeds
ABSTRACT
<p>Fifty years ago, a major injection of government funding allowed six UK universities to purchase commercially produced computers. The funding facilitated a significant increase in computing resources for science and engineering research in the UK. Two government agencies&#x2014;the University Grants Committee and the Advisory Committee on High Speed Calculating Machines&#x2014;played notable roles in this process.</p>
INDEX TERMS
Computer science education, UK, universities, University Grants Committee, Brunt Committee
CITATION
Martyn Clark, "State Support for the Expansion of UK University Computing in the 1950s", IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 32, no. , pp. 23-33, January 2010, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2010.25
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