On the 16th October 2015 we’ll be formally marking the start of ‘Celebrating 50 Years of Computing Excellence’ at a student launch event. Our keynote speaker will be Mick Hocking, Vice President Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. Mick is one of our BSc (Hons) Computer Science Alumni, and was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Computer Science by the University in 2015.
The Dean of Faculty, Prof. Hastings McKenzie and the Head of School of Computing, Tracy Lewis will also address students. Dr. Stuart Brown, Head of Enterprise & Innovation – Research, Business & Employability Services will then launch an innovation competition for staff and students. Also present will be the School’s four academic groups: the Enterprise, Knowledge & Information Systems Group; the Games Programming, Software Engineering & Mobile Systems Group; the Networks, Cybercrime & Embedded Systems Group; the Web, Multimedia & Interactive Systems Group. British Computer Society (BCS) representatives will also be present, as will colleagues representing industrial placements and student entrepreneurship.
WATCH THE LAUNCH EVENT LIVE.
The link to the video stream is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-2fjllsloc