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News from January 2012

Crowdsourcing experts team up to accelerate cardiac response

Researchers from the University of Southampton will be collaborating with scientists from Masdar Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) to tackle the MyHeartMap Challenge, using social network and crowdsourcing.

ECS-developed RTI system in action at The Louvre

The Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) system developed by Dr Kirk Martinez of ECS-Electronics and Computer Science along with Archaeology colleagues at the Universities of Southampton and Oxford has recently been deployed in The Louvre, Paris, to capture items from the Oriental artefacts department.


"Living in a Materials World" - Inaugural lecture by Professor Alun Vaughan

Some of the critical problems facing the world’s power systems will be discussed by Professor Alun Vaughan in his inaugural lecture on Wednesday 1 February.

Professor D W Barron, 1935-2012

Professor David Barron 1935-2012, 'a founding father of computer science'

Professor D W Barron, who died in Southampton on 2 January 2012, was the first Professor of Computation in the University of Southampton, and the Foundation Professor of Computer Science.


Shortage of girls in computer science worse than ever, says Wendy Hall

The shortage of girls studying computer science is worse than ever before, says Professor Dame Wendy Hall, speaking in The Guardian today.