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Two Newcastle projects featured in ERCIM News, special issue on Cyber-Physical Systems

Two Newcastle projects, DESTECS (Design Support and Tooling for Embedded Control Software) and COMPASS (Comprehensive Modelling for Advanced Systems of Systems) are featured in the latest special of ERCIM News, produced by the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics.

published on: 15th April 2014

Netskills Workshop: Staff Development Across Continents

In February, 30 Nigerian IT professionals visited Newcastle University to update their knowledge of modern web applications. The intensive 8-day workshop was designed and delivered by Netskills.

published on: 14th April 2014

Newcastle University named as the Centre for Doctoral Training in Cloud Computing

Reported by the University Press: A multi-million pound training centre designed to plug the skills gap in one of the fastest growing areas of computer technology is to be based at Newcastle University. The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Cloud Computing for Big Data was announced today by Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt. Hon George Osborne MP as part of a £106 million investment to boost postgraduate training in a wide range of engineering and scientific fields that are important to the UK’s economy.

published on: 14th April 2014

Computing Science nominations for 2014 Teaching Excellence Awards (TEA)

The School of Computing Science is celebrating an outstanding showing in the 2014 Newcastle Teaching Excellence Awards (T.E.A.). The awards, now in the third year, organised by Newcastle University Student Union, are voted for entirely by the student population and will culminate with a black tie awards evening in the Student Union on 13th May 2014. There were over 600 nominations in this year’s TEAs - to have been shortlisted is an exceptional achievement. The full list of nominees is below: congratulations to all those nominated and thank you to the students who took time out to ensure their efforts were recognised.

published on: 14th April 2014

Digital Interaction Group Receives 7 Best Paper Awards at CHI 2014

The School of Computing Science's Digital Interaction Group, based in Culture Lab, has received 7 awards for papers accepted at this year's ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computer Systems (CHI 2014) to be held in Toronto (26 April - 1 May 2014).  These include, 5 ‘best paper awards' (given to the top 1% of submissions) and 2 ‘best paper honourable mention awards’ (given to papers in the top 5% of submissions).

published on: 12th April 2014

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