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Digital Information Research Centre (DIRC) Seminar – 15 June

Digital Information Research Centre (DIRC) Seminar Date:                     Wednesday 15th June 2016 Time:                    15.00-16.00 Venue:                 PRJG2008 Speaker: Angel Gonzalez, PhD - Associate Professor - Laboratory of Computational Medicine. School of Medicine. Autonomous University of Barcelona Chair: Dr JC Nebel (Associate Professor, School of Computer Science and Mathematics) Title: Computational tools in drug discovery Abstract: The application of computational tools has gradually become a major element ...

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Research Student Award

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Congratulations to Johanna Laibe, an MSc by Research student (in Computer Science and Mathematics) supervised by JC Nebel and Barbara Pierscionek, who has been awarded third place in the video category of the Biochemical Society's Science Communication competition 2016 (http://www.biochemistry.org/GetInvolved/ScienceCommunicationCompetition.aspx ). Johanna communicated the importance of her research project to the general public in a concise ...

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Digital Information Research Centre (DIRC) Seminar – 18 May 2016

Digital Information Research Centre (DIRC) Seminar Date:                     Wednesday 18th May 2016 Time:                    15.00-16.00 Venue:                 PRJG2008 Speaker: PC Sebastian Ellis, External speaker, Metropolitan Police) Chair: Professor James Orwell (Security Theme Leader) Title:  Security Theme Presentation –  How Social Media affects Police Operations Abstract: The emergence of ‘social media’ communication channels has had a significant effect on Police operations, with the prospect of still further impact in the future. ...

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Professor James Orwell discusses research into security on Radio 4’s “The Design Dimension”

The programme considers different aspects of security and its impact. Professor Orwell, who heads the Security Theme within the Digital Information Research Centre, puts research at Kingston University in the field of visual surveillance into context with general security issues. The programme also discusses KU research in remote health monitoring of health conditions such as ...

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Congratulations to CSM Masters students who have been selected as finalists for Dare to be Digital 2016!

Dare to be Digital is the premier video games development competition for university students and recent graduates and the only route to a BAFTA Ones To Watch Award. Team "Pacoda", a group of KU CSM Masters students are through to the finalist stage with their game TwirlTrail. The project is already being reviewed by potential ...

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Prestigious recent publication detailing novel open source software

Congratulations to Dr Andreas Hoppe, who sees his work “EpiTools: open source imaging tool” published in the high-impact “Developmental Cell” Journal. The publication details the application of computer vision techniques to biological images. High-throughput analysis of time-lapse imaging data requires automated image quantification software. The group have created a user-friendly image analysis toolkit, EpiTools, which segments, ...

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CBC seminar – Dr. Khuloud T Al-Jamal – Designing carbon nanotubes for brain targeting 27 April

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Date:             Wednesday 27/04/2016 Time:            12-1 PM Location:   SEC Doctoral School, MB2021, PR Speaker:    Dr. Khuloud T Al-Jamal, Reader in Nanomedicine, King’s College London Title:             Designing carbon nanotubes for brain targeting Biography Dr. Khuloud T. Al-Jamal, BSc (Honour), PhD, MRPharmS joined KCL as a lecturer in ...

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Digital Information Research Centre (DIRC) Seminar – 20 April 2016

Digital Information Research Centre (DIRC) Seminar Date:                     Wednesday 20th April 2016 Time:                    15.00-16.00 Venue:                 PRJG2008 Speaker:             Dr Martin Tunnicliffe (Senior Lecturer, Wireless, Multimedia and Networking Research Group) Chair:                  Professor Maria Martini (Communications Theme Leader) Title:                    Communications Theme Presentation –  Dimensionality Issues in Weighted ...

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Digital Information Research Centre (DIRC) Seminar – 16 March

Digital Information Research Centre (DIRC) Seminar Date:                     Wednesday 16th March 2016     Time:                    15.00-16.00 Venue:                 PRJG2008 Speaker: Fariborz Entezami (Researcher, Wireless and Multimedia Networks Research Group) Chair: Professor Christos Politis (Co-Director Digital Information Research Centre) Title:  Communications Theme Presentation – Link-Quality based Routing Framework for Wireless Sensor Networks Abstract: Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN)s play an important role in today’s data communication systems and researchers are ...

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SALUS project wins International Critical Communication Award 2016

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The SALUS EU funded project, headed by Professor Christos Politis and including researcher Alexandros Ladas, based in the Wireless and Multimedia Networks Research group within the School of Computer Science and Mathematics has been selected as winner of the International Critical Communication Award 2016 on Best Evolution to Future Broadband. The other groups shortlisted included: ...

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