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Teaching Assistant

Posted: Tuesday, 4 November 2014 16:19

We have a vacancy for a Graduate Teaching Assistant on a 3-year fixed-term contract from 5 Jan 2015. The closing date for applications is Friday 14th November 2014. further details...

10-year Highest Impact Paper Award

Posted: Tuesday, 4 November 2014 16:19

Steve Maybank and four co-authors have received the 10 year highest impact paper award from the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM) 2014 Award Committee. The reference for the paper is:
Dacheng Tao, Xuelong Li, Weiming Hu, S.J. Maybank and Xindong Wu 2005 Supervised tensor learning. Proc. 5th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), pp. 450-457, ISBN 0-7695-2278-5. Houston, Texas, U.S.A., 27-30 November, 2005.

LIBE: Supporting Lifelong Learning with Inquiry-Based Education

LIBE: Supporting Lifelong Learning with Inquiry-Based Education

Posted: Monday, 27 October 2014 12:19

Alex Poulovassilis and George Magoulas are participating in a new EU project, LIBE: Supporting Lifelong Learning with Inquiry-Based Education with other partners in Italy, Norway, Netherlands and Portugal. The project is developing a Virtual Learning Environment to support personalised development of literacy, numeracy and problem-solving skills through an inquiry-based approach to learning.

Lecturer A/B post

Posted: Monday, 27 October 2014 12:19

We have a vacancy for a permanent Lecturer A/B in Computer Science. We would particularly welcome applicants with expertise in software engineering, programming languages and systems, or data mining. The closing date for applications is 9th January 2015. further details ...

Bloomsbury Hack Day

Posted: Monday, 21 July 2014 07:57

NEW - Bloomsbury Hack Day video
The inaugural "Bloomsbury Hack Day" on July 16th saw children from three schools participate in a programme of lab-based activities designed and guided by three top London universities located in Bloomsbury. Pupils from UCL Academy, Watford Grammar School for Boys and Townley Grammar School (Girls) learned about programming during the hands-on activities.
Bloomsbury Hack Day, is hosted by Birkbeck (University of London), University College London (UCL) and the Institute of Education (IOE).

Survey Competition Winner!

Survey Competition Winner!

Posted: Monday, 9 June 2014 15:33

Congratulations to Joel, MSc Creative Industries (Computing), who won a £50 Amazon Gift voucher by completing the Computer Labs Survey 2014. Thank you to everyone who completed the survey. A summary will be published soon on the Intranet.

FDWT student placements

Posted: Sunday, 13 April 2014 15:33

The Foundation Degree in Web Technologies team have successfully placed another student with a London-based web development agency. The student will work with agency for four weeks, with the possibility of more permanent employment in the future should the placement progress satisfactorily. The student will be working on a range of cutting edge projects, using HTML 5, JQuery, JavaScript and PHP. This is the fourth placement with the agency, and the team hope to secure a further two placements in 2013/14.

Conference chairs

Posted: Monday, 3 February 2014 11:03

Beate Grawemeyer and Sergio Gutiérrez Santos will be Web Chair and Workshop Chair respectively for the Educational Data Mining Conference 2014 taking place in London, July 4 -7 2014. 7th International Conference on Educational Data Mining - EDM 2014.

BCGES Courses

Posted: Monday, 14 October 2013 11:03

BCGES ran two courses in Computer Science Labs in September 2013 - BCGES courses. The labs are available for bookings out of term time, please contact the Admin Team leader.

Keynote at the IEEE ICALT 2013

Posted: Friday, 23 August 2013 19:45

George Magoulas was a keynote speaker at the 13th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, July 15-18, 2013, Beijing, China. His talk entitled "Intelligent Constructionist Environments for Learning and Teaching" presented interdisciplinary research in intelligent interactive learning environments that was conducted during the past few years at the London Knowledge Lab.