About this day
For A-level and IB students
Computer Science in Action is the ultimate enrichment day for Key Stage 5 computer science students. In five lively sessions experts from academia and industry will explore relevant topics that complement the curriculum. These sessions will motivate students to excel and give them ideas about future careers. An additional talk on examination success will equip students with the tools to succeed, and each student will receive a revision guide to take home.
Programme & speakers
Fighting cancer with computers Jasmin Fisher, UCL
The Jasmin Fisher Lab at UCL develops state-of-the-art computational models and analysis techniques to study cancer evolution and mechanisms of drug resistance to identify better personalised treatments for cancer patients.
About Jasmin Fisher
Jasmin Fisher is a Professor of Computational Biology at UCL. She has always been curious about the mechanisms of disease and interested in using computers to improve patients’ lives.
Reimagining Smart Cities Matthew Leeke, University of Warwick
About Matthew Leeke
Matt is the director of admissions and undergraduate studies for Computer Science at the University of Warwick. He is a member of the British Computer Society (BCS), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). He is also a Fellow of The Alan Turing Institute and a consultant for some of the world’s largest technology companies.