Education

Big science: Decoding the human genome and the mysteries of the universe with supercomputers

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Cambridge University experts explain how supercomputers and big data are helping answer some of science's thorniest questions
29 Jan 2015

BETT 2015: How is the IT industry reacting to the demands of a new curriculum?

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Education secretary has eye on IT not just as a skill, but as a way to revolutionise teaching through big data and IoT
23 Jan 2015

Does Britain need a population of coders?

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John Everhard, European CTO, Pegasystems, discusses the merits of teaching children how to code
12 Jan 2015

Birmingham City University investing £10m in attempt to plug STEM skills gap

Industry faces a shortfall of 80,000 skilled workers within the next two years, according to Semta
12 Dec 2014

George Osborne announces Alan Turing Institute for Data Science to be based at British Library

£42m big data research institute will form part of London's new 'Knowledge Quarter', chancellor reveals
04 Dec 2014

Unify helps South Staffordshire College to transform how students learn with technology

Unified communications system allows students to learn using Wi-Fi and BYOD
01 Dec 2014

'There's perfectly good stuff going on, but it's not joined up' says chair of Lords Digital Skills Committee after Vaizey grilling

Morgan finds Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy's evidence on ICT, competitiveness and skills in the UK 'constructive, but predictable'
20 Nov 2014

University of Sunderland looking for new attendance monitoring solution

New system replaces paper-based solution and needs to be UKVI compliant
13 Nov 2014

Government issues £300m IT services tender for education sector

Providers are expected to be able to supply a range of delivery models, IT solutions and services
28 Oct 2014

Opinion: The Nadella controversy has highlighted an opportunity gap, not just a pay gap

The founder and CEO of EasySharePoint - and Microsoft Virtual Technical Solutions Professional - Suzy Dean examines the real issues in the wake of the Redmond boss's recent gaffes
23 Oct 2014

Samsung provides UEL students 4,000 tablets, while exiting Europe laptop market for good

Devices pre-loaded with course textbooks, virtual learning environment resources
25 Sep 2014

Milton Keynes College improves BYOD network and data centre efficiency with IT revamp

College boosts effiency by replacing data centre with Dell servers based on Intel processors
27 Aug 2014

CISOs ‘will take a keen interest in’ GCHQ-certified MSc cyber security courses

Candidates may be better differentiated in order to close cyber security skills gap, according to recruitment firm
01 Aug 2014

GCHQ certifies six cyber security Master’s degree courses

Royal Holloway and Oxford universities' courses get full certification, while De Montfort misses out
01 Aug 2014

UK needs more women in tech to compete on global scale, says Education Minister

The UK will only realise its full potential as a global technology hub if more women are encouraged to find careers within the sector, Education Minister Nick Gibb has said
31 Jul 2014

Hampshire County Council selects Capita for school data-sharing system

System aimed at enabling authorised staff to get a better picture of a pupil's circumstances
25 Jul 2014

KPMG and Imperial College London team up in bid to help businesses exploit big data analytics

Partnership claims that new centre will help put UK at the forefront of data science
15 Jul 2014

Raspberry Pi gets major hardware upgrade, pleases enthusiasts

Four USB 2.0 ports and lower power needs for new Pi as Foundation admits 'industrial customers' a consideration
15 Jul 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: ‘Digital literacy’ a major challenge for enterprise mobility

University of Sheffield's Christine Sexton notes difference in attitudes to mobile tech between students and teaching staff
12 Jun 2014

"I want to hear teachers saying get your mobiles out, not put them away"

South Staffordshire College director of strategy and infrastructure Jamie Smith tells Computing how the college is improving learning through BYOD
21 May 2014

Government makes children's data available to private companies

Details such as gender, ethnicity and eligibility for free school meals to be accessible to researchers and third-party organisations
28 Apr 2014

If you want Cisco to deliver it’s “in for a penny, in for a pound” says University of Westminster

"We went with Brocade because it looked less complex" says head of IT
11 Apr 2014

Building a smarter university

University of Southampton data centre manager Mike Powell tells Danny Palmer how a string of recent infrastructure projects will benefit students, staff – and the environment
25 Mar 2014

IT Leaders' Forum: the risks and rewards of cloud

For many organisations, the thought of shifting monolithic application architecture to the cloud is daunting. For others, though, it is the solution to entrenched problems
21 Mar 2014