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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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A Weekend of Rail Hacking!

Post by Christian Tamakloe (2016 Cohort) Hackathons are endurance events that bring a host of parties involved in software development together with subject-matter experts in a field to work together to develop products usually in an extremely short period of time, typically a day or two. A long-time staple of the software community, hackathons are …

From Nottingham to the shores of Lake Victoria

Post by Gregor Engelmann (2014 Cohort) The best ideas often don’t emerge from a single person – they are often the result of collaborative innovation. Hackathons bring together like-minded people who bring together different skills, tools, equipment, and experiences to celebrate creativity, innovation, and technology. I have recently returned from ExHack, a student hackathon held …

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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    

Tel: +44 (0)115 823 2316     

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.