A new CPHC report, written by Dr Peter Norrington, has been published
Computer Science: Driving Entrepreneurship
This report presents the findings of a snapshot review to highlight spin-out, start-up and student-based models for entrepreneurship throughout computer science departments in the UK, showing how computer science can create jobs and growth. The report was undertaken with a view to celebrating the contribution of computer science to economic growth. It can also be used to generate and source ideas where institutions are considering how this might work in their departments. Continue reading
There were a number of changes to CPHC officers and committee members at the recent annual conference and AGM held at Loughborough University. Retiring from the committee, after long and valuable service were Professors Lachlan Mackinnon, Liz Bacon and Martin Loomes. Sally Smith was elected the new CPHC Chair with Dr. Iain Phillips moving to the position of Immediate Past Chair. Professor Carsten Maple was elected Vice-Chair and Professor Edmund Robinson becomes Treasurer. Professor David Duce continues as Secretary.
Professors Balbir Barn and Miltos Petridis join existing members Professor Sally Fincher, Professor Vic Grout, Dr. Stephen Jarvis, Dr. Colin Johnson, Dr. Rupert Ward and Professor Ian Wells on the CPHC Committee.
New CPHC Chair, Sally Smith (Edinburgh Napier) outlined her views of the opportunities and challenges for the future of UK Computing HE at the 2014 Annual CPHC Conference at Loughborough University this week. Her presentation: Looking Inward; Looking Outward; Looking Forward is now available. In it, Sally introduced delegates to their new committee members and discussed some of the issues that have been occupying CPHC over the past year and those that will be of concern in the future. Continue reading
We are delighted to announce that Ian Livingstone CBE will deliver the CPHC Conference Keynote at 9am on Tuesday 8th April at Loughborough University. This follows the unfortunate news that The Right Honourable David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science, will no longer be able to speak at the conference due to an unforeseen cabinet commitment.
See revised conference schedule
Ian Livingstone is one of the founding fathers of the UK games industry
He co-founded iconic games company Games Workshop in 1975, launching Dungeons & Dragons in Europe and the Games Workshop retail chain. Continue reading
We are pleased to see that many members will be attending the CPHC annual conference starting on Monday at Loughborough University. We have an exciting programme ahead and hope that this will provide an excellent opportunity for networking and strategic thinking at a national level about our discipline.
Unfortunately, we have just been informed that The Right Honourable David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science, will no longer be able to speak at the conference due to an unforeseen cabinet commitment. The CPHC committee is working hard to find a replacement speaker at the last minute.