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BAIT Award (Birkbeck Award In Teaching)

Posted: Wednesday, 28 September 2005 00:00

Sara de Freitas has won a BAIT Award (Birkbeck Award In Teaching) for her role in developing the PLATO module (Planning Learning And Teaching Online).

New Staff

Posted: Tuesday, 20 September 2005 00:00

We are please to welcome Dr Dell Zhang who joined the department on 1st September as a Lecturer.

New Book - 'An Introduction to Search Engines and Web Navigation' by Prof Mark Levene

Posted: Friday, 19 August 2005 00:00

A new book by Prof Mark Levene entitled "An Introduction to Search Engines and Web Navigation" has been published by Pearson Education. Full details.

Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Posted: Wednesday, 11 May 2005 00:00

Steve Maybank have been appointed a member of the Academic Committee of State Key Laboratory for Image Processing and Intelligent Control, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, with effect form April 2005. A delegation from Huazhong University visited Birkbeck College on 3 May 2005 to present him with a certificate.

eDIPED

Posted: Tuesday, 1 March 2005 00:00

Ian Harrison is Birkbeck's representative on the eDIPED project which aims to provide a digital appraisal tool for the collection and presentation of portfolio evidence of European educators' competencies.

New Book - 'Clustering for Data Mining - A Data Recovery Approach' by Prof Boris Mirkin

Posted: Saturday, 19 February 2005 00:00

A new book by Prof Boris Mirkin entitled "Clustering for Data Mining - A Data Recovery Approach" has been published by Chapman & Hall. Full details are here.

£132,000 award from JISC

Posted: Tuesday, 1 February 2005 00:00

George Magoulas, Alex Poulovassilis, Sara de Freitas and Ian Harrison have been awarded £132,000 from JISC for a project entitled: L4All: Lifelong learning in London for all as part of the Distributed e-Learning Programme.

£207,830 award from EPSRC

Posted: Tuesday, 1 February 2005 00:00

£3,500 award from the Nuffield Foundation

Posted: Tuesday, 1 February 2005 00:00

Niki has also been awarded £3,500 from the Nuffield Foundation for a project entitled: Fault-tolerant data management for sensor networks.

EU Grant

George Roussos has just been successful in being awarded a grant from the EU in collaboration with an number of European partners. The project is Association Studies assisted by Inference and Semantic Technologies. The Birkbeck part of the grant is about £113,500 and the project will run for two years from 1st January 2006. The project is currently recruiting two Research Assistants.