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ECS professor warns of 'skills crisis' in computer industry

Published: 17 November 2006

In his first major interview since taking office, Professor Nigel Shadbolt told the BBC today that the UK was in danger of no longer being a provider of 'really major insights in the information age.' Read interview

Professor Nigel Shadbolt took up office as President of the British Computer Society this month. His agenda for his presidency, during the BCS 50th anniversary year, is public engagement, and a major part of this is to raise awareness of the need for a bigger flow of qualified graduates to meet the needs of industry in the future.

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