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Student Wins Google Scholarship
14-Dec-2006
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Google and the Computer Science Department at Bristol are pleased to announce that Sarah Macdonald is the recipient of the first Google Scholarship in Bristol. The Google Scholarship is awarded to a female student in the Computer Science department whose academic record is excellent.

Wolfson Award for Professor Cristianini
05-Dec-2006
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Professor Nello Cristianini, holder of the Chair in Artificial Intelligence in the Department of Engineering Mathematics and the Department of Computer Science, has received a Royal Society Wolfson Merit Award.

New Enterprise Competition launched
29-Nov-2006
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The University of Bristol's annual New Enterprise Competition has been launched. The Computer Science department typically puts on a strong showing at the competition, with a string of finalists and prize winners in previous years, including last year's winner, SensaGest, which recently went on to win the Winners of Winners competition.

Department participates in new Bristol Centre for Complexity Science
01-Nov-2006
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EPSRC has awarded four million pounds to set up the Bristol Centre for Complexity Science, in which the Department of Computer Science is a major partner. Complexity Science deals with large networks of many smaller elements that interact to produce complex behaviour. The Centre provides a highly interdisciplinary four-year training programme for 15 PhD students per year.

Department Hosts IBM Eclipse Symposium
12-Oct-2006
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On November 1st the Department of Computer Science will host a symposium by IBM on their open-source software development platform, Eclipse. The event features talks and lab-based practical sessions run by IBM's leading experts, and is open to all University of Bristol students and staff.

E-learning Award 2006 for Bristol PhD student
12-Dec-2006
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A multimedia e-learning application written by Simon Price, a part-time PhD student in computer science, has won the 2006 eLearning Award for excellence in the production of learning content. The winning software combines interactive online exercises and video with traditional face-to-face teaching.

SensaGest is "Winner of Winners" for best business idea
29-Nov-2006
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Spin-out company SensaGest, from the Computer Science department, has won this year's Winner of Winners competition taking the top prize of 10,000 pounds. The event, sponsored by Knowledge West, takes the best business ideas from the University of Bristol, Bath and the West of England.

Transition Consulting Scholarships
08-Nov-2006
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Transition Consulting Ltd (TCL) is offering a studentship of 1500 pounds to one student from each year. In addition to the studentship, winners will be offered the option of a four week paid work placement with TCL in Exeter.

Thrill Lab at The Science Museum
27-Oct-2006
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The Wearable and Mobile computing group, under the Equator project, is actively involved with the Thrill Lab event at the Science Museum's Dana Centre. The event, curated by Brendan Walker, runs for 3 weeks and aims to explore the science of Thrill.

Misys Scholarships - Deadline Extended
06-Oct-2006
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The Misys Charitable Foundation will soon be considering a new round of candidates for its scholarships, designed to help students with a clear financial need reach their potential. The scholarships are open to Computer Science students, and those studying a degree which includes a strong component of IT, who have completed their first year.

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