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Tata Consultancy Services Tech Challenge
Tata Consultancy Services - a global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization - is launching a brand new programme at the University of Bristol, the TCS Tech Challenge which challenges you to use the power of technology to solve real-life issues faced by local charities.
Two Bristol Cryptographers Elected to Positions With IACR
Dr Martijn Stam and Professor Nigel Smart have just been elected to be Secretary and Vice President of the International Association of Cryptologic Research.
BMVC comes to Bristol
One of the top Computer Vision conferences came to Bristol in September, organised and chaired by academics from Computer Science - Tilo Burghardt, Dima Damen, Walterio Mayol-Cuevas and Majid Mirmehdi - all members of the Visual Information Laboratory. This major conference attracts papers from all round the world on all aspects of computer vision research.
The Computer Science of Beckett's Quad
Conor Houghton takes part in Pan Pan's "lecture demonstration" of Samuel Beckett's television play Quad at the Edinburgh International Festival.
Newton Institute workshop on New Mathematical Directions for Quantum Information
Bristol academics have organised a workshop at the prestigious Newton Institute hosting internationally renowned researchers in the field of quantum information.
New teaching boards teach first year students tricks of the trade
This year's first year students are benefiting from the introduction of new hardware teaching equipment, which has been custom designed for the course.
Each student has been given a UoB NANDboard to take home and keep. The NANDboards allow students to learn computer logic design in a hands-on way and use the building blocks of 16 NAND gates to create simple and more complex logic in an easy way.
Cryptography for Secure Digital Interaction
Bristol is involved in new EU funded COST programme to support interaction at a European level between researchers.
Computer Science Academic Co-Organises a Workshop along the IEEE Robotics Conference (IROS) in Tokyo
Dr. Dima Damen, along with academics from Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Switzerland and the US, organised the second international workshop on Cognitive Robotics Systems, with a focus on robots replicating human actions and activities (http://www.crs2013.org)
Bristol Neuroscience Festival: 10th Anniversary Celebrations
Bristol Neuroscience had its 10th anniversary celebration on the 11 and 12 of October; there were stands, exhibits and two days of sold out public talks.
Bristol researchers present latest developments in GPU computing at SuperComputing 2013 in Denver
A Bristol team has been selected to give a parallel computing workshop at the prestigious SuperComputing conference. Simon McIntosh-Smith and three members of his research group from the Department of Computer Science will run a workshop on an introduction to OpenCL programming at SC'13 in Denver, USA. The workshop is jointly organised with Intel and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.