Thu, 28 Nov 2013 14:48:00 GMT
Ben Callis (BSc 2013) scooped first prize in the annual Young Software Engineer of the Year competition. Ben won for his innovative application for iPads and iPhones called ‘Interactive Presenter’, which can be used by students and lecturers to share presentations with multiple viewers.
Thu, 28 Nov 2013 14:52:00 GMT
A group of 17 Edinburgh Society members visited the University in June 2013. They visited the Hunterian Museum, and enjoyed catching up over lunch in the Fraser Building before a visit to the Hunterian Art Gallery and the Charles Rennie Mackintosh House.
Thu, 28 Nov 2013 15:09:00 GMT
Alison Gibbings, a former student telephone fundraiser for Glasgow, has been awarded the largest of the Institute of Engineering & Technology’s Postgraduate Scholarships, of £10,000, for her research on laser ablation of near earth asteroids.
Thu, 28 Nov 2013 15:21:00 GMT
In May 2013 Karyn Dickerson (MPhil 2005) was announced as North Carolina’s 2013–14 Burroughs Wellcome Fund Teacher of the Year. An English teacher at Grimsley High School in Guilford County, Karyn was presented with her award by State Superintendent June Atkinson, who said, ‘Karyn is an inspiring example of the teachers leading North Carolina public school classrooms.
Thu, 28 Nov 2013 15:27:00 GMT
Thu, 28 Nov 2013 14:34:00 GMT
Professor Angelo Madundo Mtambo (PhD 1992) was recently appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science & Technology in Arusha, Tanzania, with responsibility for academics, research and innovations.