Latifah Almuqren became Huawei Certified ICT Associate(HCIA) on AI

Congratulations to Latifah Almuqren became  Huawei Certified ICT Associate(HCIA) on AI.

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.

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…

Project “To Establish a Data Gathering Process to Support an AHRC Bid Summer 2020” to be Funded

The CRF Panel has made a decision to fund a proposed research project entitled: To establish a data gathering process to support an AHRC bid Summer 2020’ with the sum of £9,574. The project will be implemented over the coming 9 months and will be directed by Prof. Alexandra Cristea from our department, Prof Peter…

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:

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).

Congratulation on Armando’s new paper get accepted in Journal of Educational Technology and Society

Congratulation on Armando’s paper in “How to Gamify Learning Systems? An Experience Report using the Design Sprint Method and a Taxonomy for Gamification Elements in Education” accepted in Journal of Educational Technology and Society. And is now available in Educational Technology & Society, Volume 22, Issue 3, 2019.

IOC talk by Professor Sue Black, Professor Alexandra Cristea and TechUp Team members

Professor Alexandra Cristea invited to give a late night talk on Bias in AI at the Hungarian Embassy in London on the 24th of February 2020, after a successful presentation by herself, Professor Sue Black, and their TechUP lead team on TechUP at the IOC 2020 conference ( on the same day.

Enterprise Opportunities at Durham University

We warmly welcomed the Enterprise and Career Centre team at Durham to give a talk about ‘Enterprise Opportunies at Durham Univrsity’. Here are the slides for the talk: Comp Sci PhD and Staff Talk  

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