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RuleML+RR at Birkbeck, University of London from 12 - 15 July 2017

Posted: Monday, 10 July 2017 12:00

RuleML+RR: International Joint Conference on Rules and Reasoning will take place at Birkbeck, University of London from 12 - 15 July 2017.

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BICOD17 - 31st British International Conference on Databases - 10-12 July 2017, London, UK

Posted: Monday, 10 July 2017 06:00

BICOD (formerly BNCOD) is an international venue for research papers in the broad area of data management. The conference has a long tradition of presenting research from both the UK and internationally. The theme of BICOD 2017 is Data Analytics, that is, the process of deriving higher-level information from (usually large) sets of raw data.

BICOD 17 is at Birkbeck, University of London, UK from 10th to 12th July 2017

RW 2017 - 13th Reasoning Web Summer School hosted by Birkbeck, University of London, from July 7th to July 11th, 2017.

Posted: Friday, 7 July 2017 13:00

The 13th Reasoning Web Summer School will take place in London, UK, hosted by Birkbeck, University of London, from July 7th to July 11th, 2017.

Dr Stanislav Kikot - Advances in Modal Logic - invited lecture

Posted: Monday, 3 July 2017 12:00

Dr Stanislav Kikot will give an invited lecture at the biannual international conference 'Advances in Modal Logic' to be held in Bern, Switzerland, in 2018

Sergio Gutiérrez Santos wins Birkbeck Excellence in Teaching Award

Posted: Monday, 19 June 2017 09:00

Sergio Gutiérrez Santos, Senior Lecturer, has won the Birkbeck Excellence in Teaching Award for his innovations aimed at empowering and developing the autonomy of students' programming. Sergio says: 'My students do not spend much time in the class listening to me talking, they do that online at home. When they come to the class, they come to work like software engineers do; and I am there to support them as they evolve from programming novices solving easy tasks to competent programmers who can tackle problems taken directly from the real world'.

Andrew and Kathleen Booth Lecture 2017

Posted: Monday, 12 June 2017 12:00

We are delighted to announce that this year’s Andrew and Kathleen Booth Lecture will be given by Dame Stephanie Shirley, DBE, FRS, FREng.

It will take place at Birkbeck, University of London, London WC1E 7HX on Monday November 20th 2017 at 17.30.

Further details and registration

Big Data Economics Conference

Posted: Thursday, 1 June 2017 12:00

A one day conference on Big Data Analytics and Applications to Economics, organised by Birkbeck's Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics in collaboration with the Birkbeck Institute of Data Analytics (BIDA) is taking place on Monday June 5th 2017. Registration is free. Full details.

PhD Academic Excellence Award

Posted: Friday, 5 May 2017 10:00

The PhD thesis authored by Natraj Raman of DCSIS has received the "Best Thesis" Academic Excellence Award from the School of Business, Economics and Informatics, Birkbeck.

Lecturership in Software Engineering/Programming Languages

Posted: Monday, 3 April 2017 13:00

We are pleased to be able to offer a full-time permanent Lecturership in Software Engineering/Programming Languages. The closing date for applications is 1st June 2017. Full details and application

Deep learning mobile app tracks Parkinson's disease symptoms (New Scientist)

Posted: Monday, 6 March 2017 09:38

This New Scientist article features an Android smartphone app (CloudUPDRS), developed by George Roussos and colleagues, that allows people with Parkinson's disease to monitor their condition in 4-minutes.

Further info: CloudUPDRS, Big Data Analytics for Parkinson's Disease patient stratification