Alice Schofield PhD student was awarded first prize for her Pecha Kucha presentation at the Vitae Yorkshire and NE Humberside Hub conference on "Communication to the Public" in Durham on 6th April. Her presentation gave an overview of the early stages of her study: "Evaluating the intellectual assets of the Scholarship and Collections Directorate at the British Library". Alice was awrded first prize against competition from students from both social science and pure science disciplines.
Peter Bath is an invited speaker at the HC 2011 conference on Tuesday 5th April 2011.
The HC 2011 conference is organised by the British Computing Society (BCS) / Chartered Institute for IT, and is the leading conference in the UK for IT managers in the National Health Service. Peter's talk is entitled "The interface between information, health and healthcare delivery".
Other invited speakers at the conference include Rt. Hon Andrew Lansley CBE MP, Secretary of State for Health and the Department of Health’s Chief Information Officer, Christine Connelly. Further details about the conference can be found at: http://www.hc2011.co.uk/conference/
Late March saw a personal milestone for Peter Willett with the appearance in print of his 500-th publication, which was based on an MSc Chemoinformatics dissertation project: Gardiner, E.J. et al. (2011) “Effectiveness of 2D fingerprints for scaffold hopping”, Future Medicinal Chemistry, 3, 405-414.