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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.

2013 Turing Lectures

by Academy Admin
The all-pervasive nature of the general-purpose computer has made a profound mark on almost every aspect of our lives. In honour and recognition of Turing's contribution to the field of computing, BCS and IET established the Turing Lecture in 1999 and this is now a prestigious annual lecture series.
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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.

Latest issue of Informatics in Primary Care available

by Jutta Mackwell
The latest issue of our health informatics journal, Informatics in Primary Care, is now available online at It includes research articles and reports on:

Informatics in Primary Care - now full open access

by Karen BCS
To encourage the informatics community to study the impact of information and technology, our health informatics journal is now available online in a fully open access format. It is also free to publish - no author fees.
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“Computing is a life skill” say new computing teachers ready to inspire children

by Academy Admin
Today, 50 trainee teachers who received the first computing scholarships are celebrating the end of their teacher training courses and looking forward to the start of their new careers in schools around the UK. The scholarship scheme is administered by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, in partnership with the Department for Education, with the aim of helping to meet the growing need for computing teachers.

BCS Members Honoured for University Teaching

by Academy Admin
The Higher Education Academy has announced the 2014 National Teaching Fellowship awards. Among the 55 awards, spread across all subjects, two are awarded to Trustees and members of the Academy of Computing Board, of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.
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