Fingers crossed for Aga and Tracey at the BCSWomen Lovelace Colloquium

Aga's poster

Aga’s poster describes work for the Acquisition for VFX module

Today two Edinburgh Napier computing students are competing for an award at a BCS event at the University of Nottingham.

Two months ago in February 2013 Aga Banach and Tracey Binney responded to a call for students to submit a 250 word abstract for a poster presentation at the BCSWomen Lovelace Colloquium.

The colloquium is the UK’s main event for women undergraduate students of computing. Now in its 6th year, the day features talks from industry and academia, a panel-based careers session, stalls from employers, and lots of networking opportunities.

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Into the adventure zone: an evening with BCS Women Scotland

BCSW_col_logoThe second BCS Women Scotland event was a lively and well-attended evening meeting last Tuesday at IBM’s Edinburgh offices in St Andrew Square. Delegates came from a range of business organisations including Amazon, HSBC, IBM, TescoBank, Toshiba, and UBS. There was also good representation of female staff and students from the computing departments of Abertay, Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier, and Heriot Watt universities.

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