Events 17th January 2019

Becca Knight, 17 Jan 2019

Events 17th January 2019

Happy New Year from all of us at CDE

If you know anyone who may be interested in applying for our EngD in Digital Entertainment, the next round of applications closes on 22nd January 2019.  For more information: or email:



The 13th edition of the International Computer Vision Summer School aims to provide both an objective and clear overview and an in-depth analysis of the state-of-the-art research in Computer Vision.

The last decade has seen a revolution in the theory and application of computer vision and machine learning. In this edition, we look at the emerging Computer Vision topics after Deep Learning revolution.

The courses will be delivered by world renowned experts in the field, from both academia and industry, and will cover both theoretical and practical aspects of real Computer Vision problems as well as examples of their successful commercialisation.

The school aims to provide a stimulating opportunity for young researchers and Ph.D. students. The selected participants will benefit from direct interaction and discussions with world leaders in Computer Vision. Participants will also have the possibility to present the results of their research, and to interact with their scientific peers, in a friendly and constructive environment.


APPLICATION DEADLINE: 31 March 2019- for  more information:


Four week course starting Monday 21 January (Massive Open Online Course)

Explore different career options and understand what you want from a career

Being an early career academic researcher, whether you’re a doctoral student or research staff, can be challenging: should you pursue further academic research? What skills will help you progress in an academic career? What other career options are open to you?

On this course you will answer these questions and more, considering how to manage you career and reflecting on what you want out of a career. You will be encouraged to consider different career options, both within and outside academic research, and build your confidence in marketing yourself in applications and interviews. The MOOC is a collaboration between the University of Glasgow, University of Edinburgh, and University of Sheffield.  For more information:





University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 17-20 June, 2019

Organized by the Computer Graphics Society (CGS)
In cooperation with ACM SIGGRAPH and EUROGRAPHICS

Computer Graphics International ­is one of the oldest international annual conferences in Computer Graphics and one of the most important ones worldwide, founded by the Computer Graphics Society (CGS). It is a yearly meeting where academics present their latest algorithms, and explore new ideas on various computer graphics topics. Since 1983 it was held in different countries in Europe, Asia, Australia and North & South America. CGI 2019, the 36th annual conference will take place on June 17th – June 20th in Calgary, Alberta, Canada at the foothills of majestic Canadian Rockies. CGI 2019 is organized in cooperation with ACM SIGGRAPH and EUROGRAPHICS.


For submission dates and key topics find more information here:





National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement
Public engagement opportunities for researchers

The National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement is accepting applications for the Engaged Researchers' Academy and the Engage Academy for the 2019-20 cohorts.

The Engage Researchers Academy
The programme which offers a challenging but supportive environment to reflect on what it means to be an engaged researcher. Develop the skills and experience needed to work with others and improve the impact and relevance of your research. 
The course runs: Wednesday 12 & Thursday 13 June 2019; Wednesday 16 & Thursday 17 October 2019; Wednesday 19 & Thursday 20 February 2020.  For more information:

The Engage Academy - Challenging Perspectives
Aimed at those who are working to enhance the quality, visibility and impact of public engagement. It supports participants who want to develop a strategic approach to engagement with research for their department, research organisation or university.
The course runs:  Wednesday 15 & Thursday 16 May 2019; Wednesday 18 & Thursday 19 September 2019; Wednesday 22 & Thursday 23 January 2020. For more information:



RDA Europe Early Career support programme for the RDA 13th Plenary Meeting

RDA Europe is offering financial support to Early Career European Researchers & Scientists working with data to attend the 13th RDA Plenary meeting, to be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 2- 4 April 2019.
Now at its 11th edition, the RDA Europe Early Career programme has become a platform for early career researchers working with data to share ideas, experiences and practical advice, while learning what leading data scientists and practitioners are currently working on. This programme has offered grant winners the opportunity to engage directly with and support the work of RDA Working and Interest Groups, to learn and contribute, and become a part of the RDA global data sharing community.


Application period closes - 5 February 2019  For more information:



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