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Openday events Aug 14th

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Openday events Aug 14th
by Mingyu Guo - Friday, 5 August 2016, 1:34 PM
Open day event summary (Aug 14th):

Talk: Make an impact with computer science
WHEN 14:45–15:15
WHERE The Braggs lecture theatre (F6)

In the last decade, our lives have undergone dramatic change thanks to the development of computer science. Computer science enables social, economic, political and technological innovation, yet we hardly notice or consider the larger impact it has on our lives. This talk highlights the role of computer science in driving innovation and productivity in both the developed and the developing worlds, and demonstrates why computer science continues to be one of the highly ranked professions across the globe.

Ingkarni Wardli atrium 9am - 16pm

Video gaming, Hollywood blockbuster visual effects, medicine, cyber security and defence are just a few of the many areas in which computer science and software engineering graduates make an impact. Find out how computer science research is revolutionising our world and influencing the future, meet current students, academic staff and alumni, and discuss your career options as a computer scientist or software engineer.

Get interactive!
WHEN •10:15–11:00 •11:15–12:00 •12:15–13:00•13:15–14:00 •14:15–15:00 •15:15–16:00
WHERE Register at the ECMS tour desk, Ingkarni Wardli ground floor (H8)

Take a tour and then get interactive with computer science:
• Develop solutions to hands-on puzzles and problems
• Write your first program
• Control a Mindstorm robot
• See a showcase of student project