July, 2008

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About the UK Academic Team Blog

The Microsoft Academic team is here to support the teaching and learning of technology in UK universities. We do this in a number of ways including:

  • events for academics and students

  • competitions such as the Imagine Cup

  • delivering talks and demos at your campus

  • running pilot projects using key new technologies

If you would like to contact us to find out how we can support you then please email ukacinfo@microsoft.com.

 Academic Team

We are:

Top Left: Andy Sithers - Academic Team Lead

Top Centre: Anna Liza Lomibao - Student Marketing

Top Right: Ben Coley - Academic Developer Evangelist Intern

Centre Left: Allison McVety - Academic Information Manager

Centre Right: Ed Dunhill - Academic Developer Evangelist

Bottom Left: Kat Wilbey - Academic Marketing Programmes Manager

Bottom Centre: Mark Johnston - Marketing Lead

Bottom Right: Muhammad Walji - Marketing Intern

  • UK Academic Team Blog

    Software Entrepreneurship Faculty Workshop

    Hi All, In June, Bournemouth University played host to Lars Lindstedt who delivered a two day Software Entrepreneurship Faculty Workshop . The training materials for that event are now available to view on the National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship...
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    Pixel Poetry

    Hi, It was our very great pleasure to sponsor and support the Microsoft Photography Competition at the Department of Engineering 2008 , at the University of Cambridge. Blue Spikes, by Sonja Findeisen-Tandel If proof were needed, these photographs exemplify...
  • UK Academic Team Blog

    remix UK – a 48 hour conversation

    Hi Everyone If you have been wondering 'where next for the web?' this event might just be for you and there is an early bird saving for the first three hundred people to book. Click here to reserve a place. And if you have any ideas for a topic you would...
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    Gamesfest 2008

    Hello Everyone, I thought you might like to hear about Gamefest 2008 which takes place on 6 th August at Chelsea Football Club and particularly, I thought you’d like to know about the early bird savings on registration if you book before midnight on 25...
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    Imagine Cup 2008 Round Up

    Like a computerised steamroller driven by 400 students, the Imagine Cup has left a considerable impression. Once again, the Imagine Cup pitted the best against the best in 9 categories of technology and digital arts challenges - and the winners have been...
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    New Silverlight Videos

    Hi, For those of you with an interest in Silverlight I thought you might like to take a look at a series of 'how to' videos available from the Silverlight team. You'll find everything from the basics through to best practices and even a series of tips...
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