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Welcome to the Horizon CDT student blogsite.  We hope you enjoy reading about our thoughts and experiences of being a Horizon CDT PhD student and would welcome your comments and feedback.

Please take a look at our Research Highlights page which provides an overview of all student cohorts backdating to 2011.

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Teaching Python Programming at Nottingham Girls High School

Post by Jimiama Mafeni Mase (2018 Cohort) I participated in the outreach activity of teaching python programming language to students of Nottingham Girls High School organised by a social enterprise called Codex. Codex is a social enterprise run by students from the University of Nottingham. Selected candidates had interviews with Codex management team who were …

Andrew returns from AAAL conference in Atlanta

Post by Andrew Moffat (2015 Cohort) American Association of Applied Linguistics For people learning a second language, today’s hyper-connectivity has the potential to present new domains of engagement with and exposure to their target language. Exposure to the target language is accepted as a necessary condition for language learning, and it is often a key …

Lunchtime Lecture at the ODI: Using data to support citizen-centric sustainable urban development in Tanzania

Post by Roza Vasileva (2016 Cohort) On January 26, 2019 I had an excellent opportunity to present my PhD research project. More specifically, I spoke about the findings emerging from my research interviews in Dar es Salaam with various stakeholders of the Tanzanian data ecosystem: government, donor institutions, local community organisers, start-ups, international experts and …

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Horizon Centre for Doctoral Training, University of Nottingham,
Computer Science, Jubilee Campus, Wollaton Road, Nottingham, NG8 1BB
andrea.haworth@nottingham.ac.uk    

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Jubilee campus was opened by Her Majesty the Queen in 1999 and now extends to 65 acres. Located just one mile from University Park it has a wide range of teaching and leisure facilities, including a state of the art fitness centre.

More information on the campus can be found on the University of Nottingham website: Campus and Facilities and Transport links.