SCEEM Research Conference 2020

6 March 2020, 1.00 PM - 6 March 2020, 5.00 PM

Bill Brown Suite and Atrium, Queen's Building, University of Bristol

Please join us for the 2020 SCEEM Research Conference; a chance to hear about the research being carried out by some of our esteemed research colleagues and our guest speaker (Anna Scaife), followed by cheese and wine. 

Plenary Speaker

  • Big telescope, big data: towards exa-scale with the Square Kilometre Array, Anna Scaife, University of Manchester

Ignite Talks

Ignite talks are five minutes long with twenty slides that advance automatically every 15 seconds.


  • 'Swarms for people', Sabine Hauert
  • 'Why driverless cars won't save the world', Eddie Wilson
  • 'Research Vision for Temple Quarter', Ian Nabney
  • 'Challenges and Opportunities for IoT in Parkinson's', Róisín McNaney
  • 'Why Johnny can't vote online. And what we can do about it', François Dupressoir
  • 'Partnering for the future – UoB and LV=', Venura Perera, LV
  • 'Quantum computing today and tomorrow', Ashley Montanaro, School of Mathematics, UoB
  • 'What have Engineering Mathematicians ever done for us?', John Hogan

Show-and-Tell Talks

Show-and-tell talks will be 15 minutes long.


  • The Electrical Association for Women (1924-86): a new perspective Emily Rees and Graeme Gooday, University of Leeds
  • 'Composing and computing', Neal Farwell, Department of Music, UoB
  • 'Using soft robots to grow human tissues', Sara Correia Carreira


Conference Schedule

1:00 Attendees arrive
1:10 Welcome from the School Research Director
  Speaker 1: Sabine Hauert
  Speaker 2: Eddie Wilson
  Speaker 3: Ian Nabney
  Speaker 4: Emily Rees & Graeme Gooday
  Speaker 5: Róisín McNaney
  Speaker 6: François Dupressoir 
  Speaker 7: Venura Perera
  Speaker 8: Neal Farwell
2:25 Coffee break
  Speaker 9: Ashley Montanaro
  Speaker 10: John Hogan
  Speaker 11: Sara Correia Carreira
  Plenary Speaker: Anna Scaife
4: 00 Cheese and wine
5:00 Event close


Contact information

You should have already received an invitation to attend the SCEEM Research Conference in your calendar, but please do contact Harriet Lloyd (SCEEM School Research Administrator) if you have not received an invitation or if you have any further questions.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Square Kilometre Array

Square Kilometre Array

SKA: artist's impression of the offset Gregorian antennas

SKA: artist's impression of the offset Gregorian antennas

SKA: Antennas at the MRO in Western Australia

SKA: antennas at the MRO in Western Australia

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