School of Computer Science
9th July 2012
Graduation: meet your students
Tuesday 10th July is graduation day. Students and their friends and family like to meet their tutors/supervisors and if you can’t make it to the ceremony, please come along to the reception afterwards – starting when people return from the ceremony (11:15-11:30), prizegiving at 12:00.
Friday 13th is Animation 12 Festival day:
Heating and ventilation survey
From 11th to 16th July a survey of the Kilburn Building will be being conducted as a part of the heating and ventilation system feasibility study. During this time the survey team will be measuring air flows in all rooms and no adjustments will be made to the system.
University Intranet Survey
Your chance to say what you think of the University Intranet:
Featured publications this week (by Robert Stevens)
Dynamic Superposition: A Framework for Propositional and First-Order Reasoning 11 July 12
Professor Christoph Weidenbach, Max-Planck-Institut fur Informatik.
14:15, Lecture Theatre 1.4, Kilburn Building.
Faculty Open Meetings
The dates for the Faculty Open Meetings for the next academic year are as follows:
Wednesday, 10th October 2012 – 1400-1500 hours venue TBC
Wednesday, 23 January 2013 – 1400-1500 hours venue TBC
Wednesday, 24th April 2013 – 1400-1500 hours venue TBC
Wednesday, 24th July 2013 – 1400-1500 hours venue TBC
School Seminar: Title & Abstract tba 11 July 12
14:15, Lecture theatre 1.4, Kilburn building.
Professor Christoph Weidenbach, Max Planck Institute.
EEE seminars 17 July 12
The School of EEE has arranged 2 seminars on 17 July Tuesday, 12-14:00 in D45a Sackville Street Building.
12:00-13:00 Professor Reza Zoughi (FIEEE) from Missouri University of Science & Technology, USA will talk about "Microwave and millimetre-wave imaging for NDE". Professor Zoughi is the Executive Vice President of IEEE I&M Society and was the Editor-in-Chief of the Trans. on Instrum. and Meas. He is also an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer.
13:00-14:00 Professor Xiaochuan Pan (FIEEE) from University of Chicago, USA will talk about "X-ray image reconstruction for medical applications". Professor Pan is well known in the field. He is an Associate Editor of IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging, IEEE Trans. Biomed Eng., and Phys. Biol. Med.
School Research Office
There is information about support for grant writing and submission at http://www.cs.manchester.ac.uk/reso/
Prize & Award Opportunities
Wolfson Research Merit Award 10 July 12
For outstanding scientists who would benefit from a five
year salary enhancement to recruit them to or retain them in the UK.
University Research Fellowship 13 Sept 2012
For outstanding scientists in the UK at an early to
mid-stage of their research career who have the potential to become leaders
in their field.
Brian Mercer Feasibility Award
Brian Mercer Feasibility Award (Rolling round). For
scientists who wish to investigate the feasibility of commercialising an
aspect of their research.