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News and Events

News and events are published via the School blog.


Distinguished Speaker: Australia, Columbia and Thailand
This Saturday Professor Aaron Quigley will deliver a keynote talk on Global Human Computer Interaction at the Thai SIGCHI Symposium in Bangkok. This [...]
Lao Characters for Pali added to Unicode 12
Congratulations to Vinodh Rajan, Ben Mitchell, Martin Jansche and Sascha Brawer on their successful proposal for additions to the repertoire of ISO/IE [...]
Encoding Egyptian quadrats in Unicode
Unicode 12, released 5th March 2019, includes 9 control characters for Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic text. These resulted from an initiative by Dr. Ma [...]
PhD viva success: Hussein Bakri
Congratulations to Hussein Bakri, who successfully defended his thesis today. He is pictured with Internal examiner Professor Ian Miguel and external [...]
Tom Kelsey appointed Associate Editor of Human Reproduction Update
Arne Sunde, the incoming Editor-in-Chief, has appointed Tom Kelsey as Associate Editor of Human Reproduction Update. Human Reproduction Update is the [...]
A new vision
In an unexpected addition to his skill set the School’s resident gadget expert, Marwan Fayed, has started a sideline in cleaning glasses with hi [...]
December Graduation 2018
Congratulations to the Masters Class of 2018, and PhD students Dr Daniel Rough and Dr Adeola Fabola who graduated last week. The School also celebrate [...]

Ongoing and future events

Rachel Menzies (Dundee): Unlocking Accessible Escape Rooms: Is Technology the Key? (School Seminar)
Seminar: 2nd Apr 2019 at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (in Cole 1.33a) School Seminar Series Abstract: Escape rooms are popular recreational activities whereby players are locked in a room and must solve a series of puzzles in order to ‚Äėesca [...]
Hugh Leather (Edinburgh) School Seminar
Seminar: 16th Apr 2019 at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (in Cole 1.33a) School Seminar Series Title and Abstract TBD
Lewis McMillan (St Andrews): Parallel Computer Simulations of Light-Tissue Interactions for Applications in Medicine, Cosmetics Industry and Biophotonics Research (School Seminar)
Seminar: 23rd Apr 2019 at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (in Cole 1.33a) School Seminar Series Abstract: Tissue ablation is a widely used treatment in both the cosmetic and medical sectors, for treating various diseases or to improve cosmetic ou [...]