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BRC Science Forum
Please see below details for our last talks of the BRC Science Forum Term 2, this Friday, the 26th of March.
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Date Speaker Presentation
26th of March
12:30 – 13:30
Prof Mary Barker – Professor of Psychology and Behavioural Science
The value of conversation: why talking to people during the pandemic is every bit as important as surveying, testing and vaccinating them
13:30 – 14:00
Prof Anneke Lucassen – Professor of Clinical Genetics
Prof Dame Wendy Hall – Professor of Computer Science
Digital Health Research Theme
The FORUM will be back on the 23rd of April, the Programme and invites for Term 3 will be circulated in the coming weeks.
The University of Southampton India Centre are delighted to invite you to the below seminar at part of the Changing the World 4 Better Series.
iPowerz – A New Digital System for Fast-tracking Entrepreneurship and Small Business Growth
Dr Jagannadha Pawan Tamvada, Associate Professor, Department of Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Southampton Business School
Thursday 26 November 2020, 11 am UK time | 4.30 pm India time
Please register by ZOOM:https://bit.ly
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University India Centre in association with Southampton Business School introduce iPowerz, a new end-to-end digital ecosystem for fast-tracking small business growth and entrepreneurship
iPowerz is a University of Southampton researcher start-up, which provides an integrated digital ecosystem for accelerating entrepreneurship and small businesses across the world. With the aim of reaching a wider community of aspiring next generation entrepreneurs, iPowerz virtually connects start-ups, scale-ups, and small businesses with investors and professional service providers to offer new opportunities for business growth and value creation. The webinar presentation will demonstrate how iPowerz facilitates:
1. Businesses proposing projects to investors and professional service providers through its unique digital ecosystem for collaboration, investment and growth.
2. Crowdfunding of projects that focus on environment, social and governance issues.
3. Creation of private virtual ecosystems to facilitate B2B collaboration within incubators, accelerators, growth hubs, and business associations.
Strategies for a Humanistic Digital Future – Third Vienna Workshop on Digital Humanism
You can find the full program at https://dighum.ec.tuwien.ac.at/program2020/
Join experts and policy-makers in online discussions on Digital Humanism via Zoom:
Hackathon | 7-8 November 2020
£1 in every £3 of UK economic output is spent on or via projects. From HS2 through to a new hospital, financial services to defence. The numbers are vast. Yet project delivery is a late adopter of data science and AI. It has the potential to really disrupt how projects are delivered. Project teams are generally very poor at extracting insights from the rich seam of data that emerges during their development. The project data analytics community and task force are trying to change this.
As part of this Projecting success run a hackathon every 4 months in collaboration with Microsoft, the next one is 7-8 November. It provides an excellent opportunity for students to work on real problems, with real data, and helps them build their portfolios and enhance their CVs. There will also be representatives from a number of large companies, which could provide a route to employment and there is a £3k prize.
The hack is run on a community basis, with ticket proceeds (£10 each) going to Cancer Research (less VAT). Projecting success have passed on a discount code for a free ticket for our students. Please pass this on to students who you think might be interested.
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The Alan Turing Institute is organizing a public conference and a series of follow-on events to assess the response of the UK’s data science and AI communities to COVID-19, with the aim of quickly publishing a preliminary report outlining lessons learnt and recommendations for future research. The public conference will take place on 24 November 2020 and will include presentations from members of the community who found themselves on the front line during the pandemic. Breakout workshop sessions for contributors to the report will begin on 25 November 2020 over a 2-week period. Dates will be announced in October.
This is an open call for anyone to participate in these workshops. The deadline for applications is 10am on Monday 12 October 2020.
To participate, please complete this online form.