School of Computer Science
7 February 2011
Computer Architecture Lectureship
Online Query Processing and Data Analytics on Sensor Data with AnduIN
9 Feb 11
Prof Kai-Uwe Sattler. Technische Universitat Ilmenau
14:15, Kilburn 1.4.
Standing up for Science media workshop 11 Mar 11
Sense About Science will be holding a *Standing up for Science media workshop* at the *University of Manchester on Friday 11^th March*.
These workshops are very popular and places are limited. To apply send a *CV and covering letter* explaining your reasons for applying and stating any affiliations you hold to Rose Wu.
Closing date for applications is Monday 28th February.
Invitation for Participation to the SOC Summer School 27 Jun-3 July 11
This year, once more, the Summer School opens for graduate students and young professionals in the area of Service Oriented Computing (SummerSOC). It will take place in Crete, Greece, from June 27 to July 3, 2011.
Prize and Award Opportunities
The British Machine Vision Association Sullivan Doctoral Thesis Prize Call for Nominations 1 Mar 11
The British Machine Vision Association has established a prize fund to commemorate the contribution made by the late Professor Geoff Sullivan to the advancement of the field of Computer Vision in the United Kingdom. The prize is considered for award, on an annual basis, to the best doctoral thesis submitted to a UK University, in the field of computer or natural vision.
The BMVA Executive Committee will seek nominations for the Sullivan Prize for theses submitted and examined during the calendar year 2010 in January 2011. Internal examiners and supervisors may act as nominators, but the committee would like to receive an accompanying report and endorsement of the nomination from the external examiner of the thesis.
The prize of £500 is considered for presentation annually for the best doctoral thesis.
Deadline for nominations: 1st March 2011
Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Awards 10 Mar 11
Jointly funded by the Wolfson Foundation and BIS, this scheme aims to provide universities with additional support to enable them to attract to this country, or retain, respected scientists of outstanding achievement and potential. Awards are made to the university and as such researchers must remain at the university named on the application.
The focus of the award is salary enhancement. Research expenses are also considered for research costs not suitable for Research Councils' research grants applications and for overseas applicants to support integration into the UK research and funding environment.
Eligibility: Applicants can be of any nationality and must hold, or be guaranteed, a permanent post at a UK university. All applicants must have their basic salary wholly funded by the university.
Length of tenure: Five years funding after which the award holder continues with the permanent post at the host university.
Place of tenure: UK university. Please note that these awards are made to the host university and cannot be transferred to another university.
Value: Salary enhancements have been made usually in the range of £10K to £30K per annum.
Opening date: 14
JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship Program 1 Mar 11
The JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Foreign
Researchers provides opportunities to young postdoctoral researchers from
other countries to conduct, under the guidance of their hosts, cooperative
research with leading research groups in universities and other Japanese
institutions. The program aims to help such researchers advance their own
research while contributing to the advancement of research in Japan and the
counterpart countries. The Royal Society is a nominating authority for this
scheme and aims to support excellent researchers from the UK gain experience
overseas and create strong collaborative links with Japan.
Place of tenure: