By School of EEECS
EEECS PodcastMar 08, 2022
My Journey in Computer Science with Dr Baharak Ahmaderaghi - IWD2022
Huge thanks to Dr Baharak Ahmaderaghi for sharing her story, Moira Watson for interviewing, producing and editing this episode.
To read up on Baharak's work, you can go to her profile
For more information on International Women's Day, you can go to their website www.internationalwomensday.com
Men's Mental Health with Connor Grogan from amh
Wellbeing Wanders - Botanic Park
Men's Health Week 2021
"Challenges and Choices" Man Manual - eBook PDF
Saturday 19th June this year has been dedicated as men’s health ‘Pledge Day’. On this day, everyone is asked to:
Think about what thing (or things) they might do that could make a difference to their own, or someone else’s health and wellbeing.
Make a pledge for change to themselves, and commit to action.
If they’re up for it, tell others about their plans, and use the hashtag #MensHealthWeek with any social media posts / uploads / video clips / images. Pledges can be as simple or complex as you like.
For example, I’m going to:
walk-and-talk with my kids at least once a week;
use the stairs to my office rather than take the lift;
only have chips once a week from now on;
avoid having a drink, except on a Saturday;
seek support to help me stop smoking;
organise a regular kick-about for the lads at lunch break;
encourage my partner to check out that lump that’s been bothering him;
offer free men’s health checks to users of our pharmacy;
produce a men’s health leaflet for my employees;
display a list of helplines / support services for men on the canteen noticeboard;
don’t bottle things up in future;
finally make time to go for a health MOT / NCT …
Wellbeing Wanders - Botanic Gardens
Hello and welcome to Wellbeing Wanders with EEECS, a podcast series that’s part of our ongoing focus on Student Wellbeing. This first episode is narrated by Darryl Stewart, the Director of Education at EEECS. Darryl will guide you through a short, relaxing wander through the Botanic Gardens in Belfast.
This short, 10-15 minute guided walk starts and ends at the Botanic Gardens gate just beside the McClay Library, so if you want to listen along as you walk, please resume the podcast episode once you are there.
For more information about student wellbeing, and access to resources, click the link below:
Stories from Women in Tech - International Women's Day 2021
Huge thanks to those who contributed their answers!
In order of appearance:
Dr Sandra Scott-Hayward
International Women's Day 2021 - Our blog post
64 Questions with Two Computer Scientists
Podcasting in a Pandemic II (This time it’s Technical)
What is Computing with Russell Kane
Podcasting in a Pandemic I (The Phantom Logistics)
Building a Student Sustainability Team with Mr Jonathan Bell
Training Smarter Prosthetics with Mr John McCulloch
Global Coders with Dr David Cutting
StopCOVID NI with Professor Máire O'Neill
Keeping Networks Secure with Dr Sandra Scott-Hayward
Software Engineering : from University to Industry with Dr Vahid Garousi
The Secret to Cryptography with Dr Ciara Rafferty
The Edge of Computing with Dr Blesson Varghese
Taking photos at 33,000 metres with Miss Sarah Clendinning
Amateur Rocketry with Mr Sean Auld & Dr David Cutting
Amateur Rocketry with Mr Sean Auld & Dr David Cutting
UKRA - UK Rocketry Association
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Queen's University Belfast
Working from Home - The Unseen Cyber Threat with Mr Chris Linton
I'm joined by Mr Chris Linton, from Information Services at QUB to talk about the unseen dangers of working from home, namely Phishing!
The Potential of 5G : Bigger, Better, Faster with Dr Babar Abbasi & Mr Norbert Sagnard
I'm joined by Dr Babar Abbasi, a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) with the Centre for Wireless Innovation (CWI) at the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He was listed as IET-young-professionals in 2017 and won the Mobile World Scholar Challenge at the Mobile World Congress 2019. Mr Norbert Sagnard is the Business Development Manager for the Centre of Wireless Innovation (CWI). Norbert is responsible for bringing to market the incredible wireless technologies developed at the Centre for Wireless Innovation.
The Centre for Wireless Innovation at ECIT is the UK’s largest research, development and exploitation base in physical layer wireless, and one of the strongest in Europe.
The CWI on Twitter
Fighting Climate Change by using MORE Electricity with Dr David Laverty
I'm joined by Dr David Laverty, a Senior Lecturer in the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science to talk about how using more electricity can help us fight climate change.
Dr Laverty is also the academic lead for the EEECS Electric DeLorean project based in the Ashby Building.
Virtual Reality Vs Pancake Games with Dr Matthew Collins
I'm joined by Dr Matthew Collins, a Senior Lecturer (Education) in the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science to talk about the history of Virtual Reality, and what research projects he and his students are involved in.
Dr Collins is also the academic lead for the EEECS VR lab based in the Computer Science Building.
You can follow Dr Collins on Twitter
The Sword of Damocles (Early VR Prototype)
Current VR Headsets
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