TechUP Graduate to win the Rising Star Award !

Congratulations to our TechUP Woman Graduate Fareeha Usman for winning the Rising Star Award, a Dynamites 2020 Award (Dynamo North East). Fareeha does fantastic work in addressing a real challenge that the whole sector is facing. Her commitment to change is admirable. Congratulations! @TechUpWomen. Further Resources: Dynamites Virtual Awards 2020 https://twitter.com/i/status/1316465029257011206 Rising Stars – wearethecity.com for the…

TechUP Team to win Diversity and Inclusion Award

    Congratulation to the TechUP Team for winning the Diversity and Inclusion Award which is sponsored by OPENCASt and was received on 14/10/2020. The Award was presented to the team for their efforts in introducing a programme to retrain women, particularly those from minority backgrounds, within technology subjects. Many congratulations! Dynamites Virtual Awards 2020…

It’s Ada Lovelace Day :)

Tomorrow (Thursday, October 13th) is Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) which is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). It aims to increase the profile of women in STEM and, in doing so, create new role models who will encourage more girls into STEM careers and support women…

Filipe Pereira to have his paper accepted at the core A conference of SIGCSE21

  Congratulations to Filipe Dwan Pereira and his co-authors  Francisco Pires, Samuel Cristo da Fonseca, Alexandra I. Cristea, Elaine H. T. Oliveira, Leandro Carvalho and David Fernandes for getting their paper entitled “Towards a Human-AI hybrid system for categorising programming problems” accepted. The paper will be presented at the conference of the Special Interest Group…

New Paper Accepted at EDM2020

Congratulations to Samuel Fonseca, Filipe Dwan Pereira, Elaine H. T. Oliveira, David Fernandes, Leandro Carvalho and Alexandra Cristea for getting their paper, Creating Personalised Programming Assignments Lists Through Automatic Detection of Subject matter from Assignments Statements, accepted at EDM 2020. Well done. For more information, please visit the conference website: http://educationaldatamining.org/edm2020/ Please follow and like…

Tahani Aljohani to get a paper accepted at ITS2020

Congratulations for Tahani Aljohani and her co-authors Filipe Dwan Pereira, Alexandra I. Cristea and Elaine Oliveira for getting their paper entitled “Prediction of Users’ Professional Profile in MOOCs Only by Utilising Learners’ Written Text” accepted. The paper will be presented at the 16th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS20). Please follow and like us:

Tahani Aljohani to Receive Best Paper and Best Presentation Award

    Congratulations for Tahani Aljohani for receiving the Best Perper Award at ICADMA2020 conference which was held in Sydney, Australia last week. Tahani has presented the paper entitled  “Author Profiling: Prediction of Learners ’Gender on a MOOC Platform based on Learners’ Comments” and her presentation also awarded with Best Presentation Award by the Program Committee. Please follow and like…

Universities Minister visits Durham University

Previous Next On Friday 24 January 2020, the UK University Minister Chris Skidmore visited Durham university and was shown some examples of our research and innovation in action. Mr Skidmore listened to several talks about: The TechUp programme that we’re part of, which offers women the chance to retrain for work in the technology sector;…

TechUP Women Graduation

TechUP Women graduation Massive congratulations to the 96 (out of 100) women who graduated the TechUP Women programme last weekend! Please follow and like us: