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Celebrating the 200th anniversary of computer visionary Ada Lovelace

by Academy Admin
In 2015 the University of Oxford will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of computer visionary Ada Lovelace. The centrepiece of the celebrations will be a display at the University of Oxford’s Bodleian Library (29 October – 18 December 2015) and a Symposium (9 and 10 December 2015), presenting Lovelace’s life and work, and contemporary thinking on computing and artificial intelligence.

David Willetts MP to attend the CPHC and BCS Academy Conference

by Academy Admin
The annual CPHC conference will take place on 7th and 8th April and will focus on the 'Future of Computing'. The aim of the conference is to cover the strategic and operational issues for the HE computing community over the next few years.

Open Panel Discussion on the present and future of Computer Science in Europe

by Academy Admin
The ACM Europe Council are meeting at the Royal Society in London on March 3,from 15:30 to 17:00. The Council will hold a panel discussion on the present and future of Computer Science in Europe chaired and moderated by Dame Wendy Hall, former ACM president. The meeting is open to members of the BCS Academy of Computing, for further details and how to register click here.
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What do research staff do when they leave academia?

by Denisa Demko
Vitae and Naturejobs have launched ‘What do research staff do next?’ – a survey which tries to find out what academic staff (postdocs, assistant professors, etc.) do after they leave university.
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Professor Ross Anderson named as BCS Lovelace Medal Winner 2015

by Academy Admin
Professor Ross Anderson FRS FREng has been named as the recipient of the 2015 BCS Lovelace Medal awarded by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. The award is presented annually to individuals who, in the opinion of BCS, have made a significant contribution to the advancement of Information Systems. It is the top award in computing in the UK.
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