Faculty, Departments and Divisions News
24 May 2013
Surrey academic speaks at Southbank on Cold War fears of a nuclear holocaust.
23 May 2013
Dr Angela Druckman, Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Environmental Strategy (CES) at the University of Surrey has been appointed to the Advisory Board of ICARB - The Initiative for Carbon Accounting. ICARB is a group of academics, policy makers and professionals working to create a set of transparent, consistent and accurate rules for carbon accounting. For further information visit http://icarb.org/about/
22 May 2013
Dr Shujun Li was recently awarded an ISO/IEC Certificate of Appreciation for his contributions as the lead editor of ISO/IEC 23001-4:2011 "Information technology – MPEG systems technologies – Part 4: Codec configuration representation", the second edition of the MPEG RVC standard. The RVC standard defines a new video coding framework developed by the MPEG and its first edition was published by ISO/IEC in 2009. RVC was originally designed for developing video codecs, but its applications have been extended to graphics, images, audio and even cryptosystems.
21 May 2013
SEPnet, as a WISE member, is pleased to announce that nominations for the WISE Awards 2013 are now open. The awards will be presented at a high profile evening event on Thursday 14 November at the Science Museum in London.
20 May 2013
Surrey’s performance in the ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES subject area was commended particularly highly, ranking alongside Electronic Engineering as Surrey’s top performing area.
17 May 2013
Ten Physics Department football teams took part in the Al-Khalili Challenge Plate on Wednesday, 15th May 2013 at the Surrey Sports Park.
17 May 2013
Alan Woodward, a security expert and a visiting professor of the Department, has written an article on phone hacking for The Conversation, a new independent source of online news written by the academic and research community, launched on May 16 2013. Alan's article, featured on the front of The Conversation on 17 May 2013, examines issues of privacy and security in relation to mobile devices. The University of Surrey has signed up as a founding partner to The Conversation for an initial six months alongside twelve top Universities. The aim of The Conversation is for better understanding of current affairs and complex issues. The website will provide a useful way for academics to become part of public debate and give an authoritative source of news on the Higher Education sector. More detail about this story can be found in a news release of the University of Surrey.
16 May 2013
Prof Kay Chen Tan from the National University of Singapore, Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, is going to deliver a lecture on "Advances in Evolutionary Multi-objective Optimization" from 2:00-3:30pm on 11 June 2013 in Room 39BB02, Department of Computing, University of Surrey.