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Posted 07 October 2015

Dr Louise Hardwick named Role Model for Women Scientists

Louise, a Senior Lecturer in French Studies, received the accolade from the Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) after acting as principal investigator on a Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship under FP7 between 2012-2014.

Posted 06 October 2015

EESE's Human Interface Technologies Team at the BBC Make It Digital Roadshow

Nearly 6500 visitors swarmed into the Mailbox in Birmingham to take part in the BBC's Make It Digital Roadshow, the final event of a 13-week UK-wide tour designed to introduce people from all walks of life to the world of computers, coding and future digital tech opportunities.

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