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Show and Tell – April 2018

The next BCS Mid-Wales event is Show and Tell. This is on Friday 20th April from 6pm. It will take place at Aberystwyth University in the Physical Sciences building in room MP-0.15 (Physics Main). See the location on Open Street Map. The format is similar to those that we have run before. We will start [...]

Bletchley Park, Hitler’s secret messages and the birth of Colossus

By TedColes – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link We are pleased to welcome Phil Hayes to talk about how Bletchley Park were able to read Hitler’s secret messages, and the birth of the first electronic computer. Phil is the Chief Engineer engaged in the Colossus rebuild, from the National Museum of Computing at Bletchley. [...]

Bioinformatics and Computational biology: 500 years of exciting problems?

We are pleased to welcome Dr Amanda Clare and Nick Dimonaco to talk at the next BCS Mid-Wales event. Amanda and Nick will be talking about ‘Bioinformatics and Computational biology: 500 years of exciting problems?’. The talk is at 6.15pm on Monday 29th January, 2018.  This is in MP-0.10 (Physics B) in the Physical Sciences [...]

Building Brains

We are pleased to support an event at Aberystwyth University. Computer pioneer Prof Steve Furber is speaking at Aberystwyth University on Friday October 27th at 4pm. Prof Furber is famous for work on the BBC Micro and for his co-design of the transformational ARM microprocessor. The talk is about “Building a Brain” and details can [...]

Melin Homes – Our Agile Working Journey

We are pleased to invite Sharon Crockett and Dave Evans from the PROMS-G group to talk to BCS Mid-Wales on 7th November. The talk starts at 6.15pm and it is held in MP-0.11 (Physics A) in the Physical Sciences building at Aberystwyth University. Sharon and Dave are from Melin Homes, which are proud winners of [...]

Development and use of fit-for-purpose computer simulation as a laboratory tool

We are pleased to invite Prof Fiona Polack to talk to BCS Mid-Wales on December 4th. This will be at Aberystwyth University at 6.15pm. This is in MP-0.11 (Physics A) in the Physical Sciences building. Map showing location. There will be drinks and sandwiches before the event from 5.45 in the Physics Foyer. The event [...]

AGM 2017 and Is Society Ready for Driverless Cars?

The 2017 Annual General Meeting for BCS Mid-Wales will be held on Thursday 5th October. This starts at 6.15pm in MP-0.15 (Physics Main) in the Physical Sciences building at Aberystwyth University. A map is available. The AGM agenda is available. Immediately following the AGM, we are pleased to invite Prof. Martyn Thomas to talk about [...]

Show & Tell – September 2017

The next event will be a Show & Tell, held with the Aberystwyth Computer Science Department. This will be on Friday 29th September, from 6.15pm. These have been very popular and offer short talks and the opportunity to see some exhibits of technical projects or interesting technical ideas. The event is free and open to [...]

Creating Robots That Care – Karen Spärck Jones Lecture 2017

BCS Mid-Wales and Aberystwyth University are delighted to invite you to our Karen Spärck Jones broadcast event, in which we’ll stream the showcase lecture, Creating Robots that Care, and provide opportunity for networking before and after the event. This will be held in Physical Sciences building at Aberystwyth University. To honour the pioneering work of [...]

IoT – Context and Challenges

We are pleased to welcome Bob Crooks MBE to talk about ‘IoT – Context and Challenges’. This will be at a meeting on Monday 3rd April, from 6.10pm in MP-0.11 (Physics A) in the Physical Sciences building. There will be refreshments available from 5.30pm in the foyer outside the lecture room. The event is free [...]