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…

Congratulation to the TechUP team

The TechUP team, Johanna Waite, Alexandra I. Cristea and Sue Black have secured IoC Rolled Over Funding for creating a taster course for enticing the new TechUP cohort. Please follow and like us:

Congratulations to TechUP Women won the Good Impact Awards

Yesterday afternoon TechUP Women won the Employment and Skills category in the Digital Agenda Tech for Good Impact Awards! TechUP Women is supported by Computer Science Department at Durham University. We couldn’t be prouder of what the programme and our TechUPWomen have achieved and wanted to thank you all again for your support of the…

A Virtual Cocktail of Science – now available to view online

Weizmann UK’s first Virtual Cocktail of Science is now available to view in full on our YouTube channel. Making Connections is Weizmann UK’s flagship programme bringing together scientists from the UK and Israel by providing funding for joint research collaborations. We were delighted to showcase the research of two of this year’s Making Connections partnerships. Both projects had an appropriately virtual theme exploring questions…