Category Archives: School of Science and Technology
Research seminar: Politics, policy and projects – landscape greening in the Tsitsa catchment, South Africa
The School of Science and Technology would like to invite you to a research seminar on the 8th June, by visiting professor, Kate Rowntree, who will be speaking on “Politics, policy and projects – landscape greening in the Tsitsa catchment, South Africa”.
Kate is from the Department of Geography, Rhodes University and the seminar will take place in Newton NW205, Avenue campus, at 1pm on Monday 8th June.
Submitted by Dr Scott Turner.
Two members of staff from the School of Science and Technology recently presented and chaired sessions at the 11th China-Europe International Symposium of Software Engineering Education, in Zwickau, Germany.
Dr Scott Turner, Associate Professor in Computing and Immersive Technologies, presented work on the importance of volunteering as a method of improving computing students employability. Gary Hill, Head of the Department of Computing and Immersive Technologies, presented an overview of teaching of programming and problem solving to undergraduate first year computing students, using robots/robot simulators and visual programming to emulate the robot tasks.
See NECTAR for other Computing & Immersive Technologies outputs.
Image: Lego junkbot by Scott Turner.
Professor Ian Livingstone, from the School of Science and Technology, will be presenting some of his recent research in the Mojave Desert at a seminar on Wednesday 4th February at 1pm. The seminar will be held in Newton NW205 on Avenue Campus and all are welcome. Read the rest of this entry