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  • Dr Zeynep Karatza is a Research Associate in the School’s Institute for Infrastructure and Environment, where she studies the geotechnical behaviour of hydrophobic sands. Here, Zeynep shares her engineering inspiration, insights into her career journey, and advice for aspiring female engineers, to mark International Women in Engineering Day 2019.

  • Software developed by the School’s Dr Antonis Giannopoulos and Northumbria University’s Dr Craig Warren has been selected by Google to take part in its prestigious Summer of Code mentoring programme. Google’s international scheme connects talented student coders with software development companies offering paid opportunities over the summer holidays. 

    The School's Dr Antonios Giannopoulos is to take part in Google's prestigious Summer of Code mentoring programme
  • In early May, the School invited two speakers from the United States to run a whole-day intensive careers event for postdoctoral researchers. The workshops - which focused on career building, transitioning to non-academic roles, and overcoming barriers to productivity - were facilitated by Dr Karen Kelsky and Kellee Weinhold, of The Professor Is In, who provide specialist advice on all elements of the academic and post-academic career and job search.


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