Conference: Security: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

On November 7th 2009, the ACCU will be holding a one day conference at Bletchley Park, home of the legendary World War II ‘Enigma’ code breakers, and the site at which the world’s first digital computer went operational. Confirmed speakers (alphabetical order) include: Speaker: Tony Sale Hon FBCS After careers in electronics and computing Tony… Read more »

Project Management Localgovcamp Event in Cheltenham

John Hyde, a fellow BCS member and project manager at Cheltenham Borough Council, is running a project management localgovcamp event in Cheltenham at the George hotel ( on Saturday 26th September. It runs from 10am to 5pm with lunch and free wifi access provided. It’s an informal gathering of people interested in improving the way… Read more »

BCS 2009/10 Calendar Now Online

The BCS Oxfordshire Branch meeting calendar is now online in the events category. There is also a short form list of events on the side menu of every page. Please make a note in your diaries to keep these dates open. It promises to be a very interesting year! This calendar is going to be… Read more »

Sciences in Oxford’s History – An Afternoon Guided Walking Tour

Walking Tour A fascinating tour to hear of the transformation of the study of sciences at Oxford. By the 14th century, Oxford was famous for the work of Bacon and Grosseteste, for developments in mathematics and astronomy. The 17th century saw Boyle, Hooke and Halley make their respective discoveries. Hear about the impact of medical… Read more »