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Widening participation through hands-on robot programming
06-Mar-2007
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As part of the department's commitment to widening participation, an event was held during February in which students, aged 15-17, experimented with robot programming and task solving. It was an exciting 2hrs of learning and fun, and we look forward to repeating the event in the future.

Bristol researcher helps launch EPSRC "Engaging Maths" brochure
01-Mar-2007
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On Feb 28th 2007 Prof Nigel Smart attended the House of Commons to help launch the EPSRC's Engaging Maths brochure. This brochure contains a number of case studies of how Mathematics is used to solve real world problems, and showcases some of the research conducted by Prof Smart and his group.

Four MSc Scholarships
05-Feb-2007
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If you want to do a masters degree in Advanced Microelectronic Systems Engineering then we have four scholarships from EPSRC which will fund you on this programme.

Bristol advertises for two new Computer Science Lecturers
03-Jan-2007
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Bristol aims to recruit two new lecturers in Computer Science, this is in addition to the three new staff who have joined since October 2006.

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.

New Misys Scholarships Now Available
01-Mar-2007
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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.

Bristol Centre for Complexity Sciences offers PhD studentships
12-Feb-2007
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Beginning October 2007, the Bristol Centre for Complexity Sciences will fund 15 new PhDs in Complexity Science. The BCCS is a new highly interdisciplinary centre for training and research, with a mission of nurturing the next generation of scientists and engineers in the emerging science of Complexity. Each PhD is of 4 years duration, with a high quality taught element in the first year.

New staff join the department
09-Jan-2007
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We would like to extend a warm welcome to the three new members of staff who have joined the department recently: Dr Julian Gough (Reader), Dr Bogdan Warinschi (Lecturer), and Dr Oliver Ray (Research Fellow).

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.

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