Professor Ross Anderson named as BCS Lovelace Medal Winner 2015

Professor Ross Anderson FRS FREng has been named as the recipient of the 2015 BCS Lovelace Medal awarded by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. The award is presented annually to individuals who, in the opinion of BCS, have made a significant contribution to the advancement of Information Systems. It is the top award in computing in the UK.

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Classroom dialogue: Does it really make a difference for classroom learning?

Recognizing that the issue has exercised scholars for over two millennia and has significant implications for educational policy, the ESRC has awarded Christine Howe, Neil Mercer and Sara Hennessy from the Faculty of Education a research grant of £343,214 to chart patterns of classroom dialogue and to examine their consequences for student learning and attitudes to school.

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British Academy grant for ICE Archaeologist

Dr Gilly Carr, Senior Lecturer and Academic Director in Archaeology at the Institute of Continuing Education, and Principal Investigator on the grant, has been awarded a British Academy grant in collaboration with Professor Marek Jasinski of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim.

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