Research School IrregularPublished: Tuesday, 06 November 2018
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Please be aware that the doors to the IT Building lock at 6pm and you may find yourself locked in. In that situation, there is a telephone on the bridge where you can call the porters (56262) for assistance.
At present swipe access into / from the IT Building is given only to people working in the IT Building.
The President and Vice-Chancellor will be visiting the School next Tuesday, 13th November.
You are invited to attend an Open Meeting for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students which will take place in 2.15 between 1500-1530 hours.
Do you have an idea that has commercial potential, but don’t know where to start in developing it into a business? Do you want to learn more about entrepreneurship at the University of Manchester, and what support is available for budding entrepreneurs?
Join us for an informative and interactive afternoon hearing from both established and upcoming entrepreneurs, and UMIP representatives.
Ignite your idea
22nd November 2018
Core Technology Facility (CTF building)
14:30 – 16:15
This event is open to all postgraduate and early-career researchers from The University of Manchester.
Anyone interested in learning about the past experiences from our guest entrepreneurs and the support available from UMIP, please register at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ignite-your-idea-tickets-51285138229
Do you have an idea that has commercial potential, but don’t know where to start in developing it into a business? Do you want to learn more about entrepreneurship at the University of Manchester, and what support is available for budding entrepreneurs? UMIP can help turn your ideas into reality. Join us for an informative and interactive afternoon hearing from both established and upcoming entrepreneurs, and UMIP representatives. Professor Catherine O’Neill, who has developed two successful spin out companies, Curapel and SkinBioTherapeutics, which develop technologies promoting skin health, will be sharing her expertise and experience in the spin-out process. You will also hear from entrepreneurs Dr Gail Millin-Chalabi, a graduate of UMIP's momentum programme and founder of EnviroSar Ltd (http://www.envirosar.com/), Scott Martin from aiPatient (https://aipatient.com/), and Michal Wisniewski from Flock Ltd (https://yourflock.co.uk/) who will be sharing their knowledge regarding idea development and pe
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STEM Women run free community events for female students studying STEM subjects. We are running an event in Manchester on Wednesday 14th November 2018 at The Bridgewater Hall from 11:30am – 4:30pm, sponsored by PwC.
The event will give you the opportunity to meet face to face with graduate employers, hear our keynote speaker Liv Boeree and ask questions to our panel of employers.
Exhibiting employers will include PwC, Network Rail, Citi, JP Morgan, Volker Wessles, Emis Group, CGG, RBS, Vodafone, Sky Betting and Gaming, Jacobs, AND Digtial, First Group, Bakkavor, Cummins, Bakkavor, Graham, John Sisk, Wood and Lend Lease.
Our events aim to help female STEM students develop their networks, hear from inspirational women and meet with graduate employers.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided. If you are interested in attending the event please register on the event page: https://www.stemwomen.co.uk/events/stem-women-community-event-manchester-2
- Manchester_STEM_Women_Event.pdf (65.14 KB)
The 35th British Colloquium for Theoretical Computer Science (BCTCS 2019) will take place in Durham. The scope of the conference includes all aspects of theoretical computer science, including automata theory, algorithms, complexity theory, semantics, formal methods, concurrency, types, languages and logics. BCTCS 2019 is being held together with the third AlgoUK workshop, which includes sessions on Algorithmics and Non-Standard Computing.
The conference takes place from Monday Afternoon 15 April - Wednesday 17 April 2019. The invited speakers are
- Andy Adamatzky (UWE)
- Maria Chudnovsky (Princeton)
- Richard Jozsa (Cambridge)
- Vivien Kendon (Durham)
- Kitty Meeks (Glasgow)
- Bahar Rastegari (Southampton)
- Bernhard von Stengel (LSE)
- Susan Stepney (York)
- Philip Wadler (Edinburgh)
- James Worrell (Oxford)
Registration to the conference is open and a link to the registration form can be found on https://community.dur.ac.uk/bctcs.2019/.
We have a number of PhD-student bursaries, which cover:
- attendance at the conference
- the reception on Monday, the conference dinner on Tuesday and the lunches on Tuesday and Wednesday
- two nights' college accommodation on Monday and Tuesday nights
(we are not able to reimburse travel expenses).
The availability of these bursaries is limited and we offer them on a first-come, first-served basis. Any interested student should send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with their supervisor in cc. After receiving the email and subject to availability, we will ask the student to fill in the electronic registration form choosing the "Student Bursary Package".
Participants wishing to give a 30 minute contributed talk on any topic in the scope of the colloquium should email a title and abstract to email@example.com using the latex template available on our website. Presentations from research students and early career researchers are particularly encouraged. Work need not be original and is not formally refereed (the title and abstract will later appear in the Bulletin of the EATCS).
See https://community.dur.ac.uk/bctcs.2019/ for further details on the event, including instructions for contributed talks.