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International Women’s Day 8th March

International Women’s Day 8th March

In celebration of International Women’s day, I sat down with Dr Heidi Christensen and our CDT students Meg and Danae to talk about their experiences as a woman in Computer Science. Computer Science is a very interdisciplinary area of study and research, which has traditionally suffered from a gender imbalance.  Our students have come into the CDT from a wide range of mixed academic backgrounds. We talked about what it...

PhD Project Proposal Launch

PhD Project Proposal Launch

SLT CDT PhDs Our CDT manages PhD projects in a slightly different way from a conventional PhD studentship. All of our students undertake an intensive 6 month programme of training covering research skills, core SLT skills, and broader time and project management skills. During this time, we work with our industrial partners to gather a selection of PhD project ideas which are industrially driven and offer great scope for academic...

A Huge Welcome to Cohort 1

Meet Hussein

Name Hussein Yusufali Academic Background BSc Physics, University of Kent Research Interests Emotion in speech What was it about the CDT programme that most appealed to you? The CDT allows multidisciplinary backgrounds to enrol and gain fundamental foundational skills within the first six months of the programme. The opportunity to work alongside very reputable industry partners and building industrial contacts throughout the PhD. Having an enhanced RTSG budget to fund...

Validate AI Conference 2019

Validate AI Conference 2019

Conferences and the CDT As part of our PhD programme, our students are supported with attending  a variety of conferences that cover the wide range of SLT subjects. In November one of our students from cohort 1, Will, took a trip down to the Royal Society in London to attend the Validate AI conference What Will said about the day; 'It was a very unique conference to attend. This was...