Monthly Archives: July 2010

Demise of Computing Service usenet server and email to it

The Computing Service have announced that the University usenet news server will shut down at the beginning of next month (August 2010).  Their announcement suggests alternative usenet sources. The Computer Lab’s mail server has long provided a means of sending … Continue reading

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Wireless network migration plans

This is a status report on the planned upgrade to the wireless network, and a request for testing and feedback on the migration strategy. The original plan was that the new wireless system would offer all of the networks that … Continue reading

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Dr Simon Moore recognised for outstanding teaching

Dr Simon Moore,  Reader in Computer Architecture, has been awarded one of the University’s prestigious Pilkington Prizes for excellence in teaching.

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PhD student wins best paper award

PhD student Shazia Afzal has won the best paper award, at the 10th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, for ‘Modelling Affect in Learning – Motivation and Methods’. Ms Afzal works under Professor Peter Robinson in the Rainbow Research … Continue reading

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Computer Lab enjoys high profile visit

Professor Andy Hopper was delighted to welcome Carlos Slim, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild, Lady Lynn de Rothschild and Lord Martin Rees to discuss the Computer Laboratory’s research on computing for the future of the planet.

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Professor Ian Leslie honoured

Ian Leslie, the Robert Sansom Professor of Computer Science, has been elected a Fellow of The Royal Academy of Engineering. The Academy’s Fellowiship honours the UK’s most distinguished engineers.

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