BCSWomen Lovelace Colloquium: abstract deadlline sat 6 feb

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The BCSWomen Lovelace Colloquium 2016 is now open for abstract
submission on the following link:
http://bit.ly/bcs_lovelace

All women students of computing and related subjects are invited to
enter one of the poster contests at the BCSWomen Lovelace Colloquium.
The poster contests are as follows:

  • Best first year poster for students who are in their first year of
    study at a UK university.
  • Best second year poster for students in their second year of study
    at a UK university (also those on an industrial year or 3rd year of a
    4 year degree - basically this is for students between their first and
    final years).
  • Best final year undergraduate poster for students in their final
    year of study for a BA, BSc, BEng, or in the penultimate year of an
    MEng (this will often be the 3rd year, but may be the fourth or fifth
    year, if the student has taken a year abroad, year in industry, or is
    studying for a 4 year Scottish degree).
  • Best Masters student poster for students doing a taught masters
    degree, or who are in the final year of an MEng or similar integrated
    4-5 year course resulting in a masters.

We hope to be able to offer people’s choice prizes as well as first
and second place in each category.

To enter the poster contest, write a 250 word abstract on the topic of
your poster. The best 50 or so abstracts received will get travel
bursaries, meaning that we’ll refund your transport costs, and an
overnight stay if that’s necessary for you to attend (for example - if
you’re coming from Plymouth, we’ll pay for 2 nights accommodation,
but if you’re coming from Manchester we’ll only refund your train fare).

Once you have written your abstract, please copy and paste it into the
form which you can find here:
http://bit.ly/bcs_lovelace
The deadline for abstract submissions is the 6th February 2016.

Note that the event will be in Sheffield Hallam University on 31
March 2016, and if you are selected, you will need to be able to get to
the event with your poster in order to compete.

You can find more about the event here:
http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/cs/engagement/lovelace-colloquium/colloquium2016/
and a poster to put up in computing departments here:
http://users.aber.ac.uk/hmd1/lovelace16poster.pdf
and if you have any questions, feel free to contact
bcswomenlovelace@gmail.com

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I’ve tweeted this, and will schedule a few more to go out through until the deadline.

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