Greenwich students participate in a Hackathon by Disrupt Normandy, France

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A group of 5 University of Greenwich students participated in a Hackathon by Disrupt Normandy, 21 -22 October, in Caen, Normandy, France. Students from the University of Portsmouth also took part. ­

The five participating from University of Greenwich, School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences were Claire Stretch, Daniel Gillette, Danny Roberts, Temor Al-Kaisi and Trevor Evans, had previously been involved in similar events. Two of the winning teams included students from the University of Greenwich – congratulations to Claire Stretch and Danny Roberts. All participants are deserving of recognition in participating in such a competitive hackathon.

Danny Roberts and Claire Stretch amongst the other winners

The University’s School of Design promotes a string of events through October exploring digital culture

This month, Ghislaine Boddington, a Reader in Digital Immersion at the University of Greenwich School of Design is helping promote a number of events that explore the convergence of body, data , digital culture and space empower women in technology.

Series of Fire Safety talks at University of Greenwich by SFPE London Student Chapter – organised by Sandra Vaiciulyte from FSEG

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Deputy Head School of Design Anastasios Maragiannis represents UoG at the LND Design Fair 2019

Anastasios Maragiannis

The diversity + inclusivity by Design: Empowering individuals: international exhibition was featured as part of the London Design Festival and in particular highlighted as part of the SE London design district. This research exhibition reviews the shifting correlation between the designer and the “other”. Our society is changing and as a result of various factors – political, economic and cultural disputes, -we change the way we co-exist; co-participate; co-feeling; co-design. LDN celebrating and promoting London as the design capital of the world. The school of Design participation to LDN 2019 is one among a number of research centres, HEIs, Museums and organisations, placing University of Greenwich among the best in the world.  LDN 2019 attracting more than 500,000 visitors over one week, every year.

The London première of a rediscovered masterpiece Dziga Vertov, Anniversary of the Revolution (Godovshchina Revoliutsii, 1918)

Co-hosted by School of Design University of Greenwich​, UCL SSEES Russian Cinema Research Group, and Queen Mary University of London. 

Introduced by Nikolai Izvolov (Museum of Cinema, Moscow), followed by a panel discussion with: Jeremy Hicks (Professor of Russian Culture and Film, Queen Mary University of London), Dr Maria Korolkova (Senior Lecturer in Media and Film Studies, University of Greenwich), Dr Kristin Roth-Ey (Lecturer in Modern Russian History, UCL SSEES) and Robert Service (Emeritus Professor of Russian History, Oxford University, and Hoover Institution Senior Fellow).

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Famished: The performance and Book

by Cherry Smyth

Famished is a poetic sequence by Cherry Smyth that explores the Irish Famine and how imperialism helped cause the largest refugee crisis of the 19th century. 

Smyth collaborates with composer Ed Bennett and vocalist Lauren Kinsella to draw on the power of collective lament, using music and expanded singing.  Famished was published by Pindrop Press in May 2019.

After a sold out performance at the Irish Literary Festival in Dublin, Famished continues to more venues in Ireland

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