First Year Employability Lectures 2017-2018

This year the Employability Lectures Series runs every Monday morning from 11:00 to 12:00 in room H116.


Date and timeSpeakerDetails
09/10/2017Prof. Balbir Barn (Middlesex University)Computer Science at Middlesex: Reasons to be cheerful.

In this talk, I will discuss computer science as an important subject and a career, identifying some important industrial trends and how you can maximise your educational experience at Middlesex. I will try and counter some of the issues around employability and what you can do. Finally, I will outline some of the research being conducted by your tutors, how it fits in with the taught programmes and how you can also participate in the co-design of your own learning.
16/10/2017Stevan Zivanovic (BTTB Ltd)What it takes to be a Software Tester

Stevan will describe how he became involved in software testing and why he has found it such an exciting area for over 25 years. We will also explore what software testing is and why it is such a large part of the IT industry.
23/10/2017Dr. Bob Fields (Middlesex University)TBA
30/10/2017Prof. Franco Raimondi (Middlesex University)TBA
06/11/2017Enrico Scalavino (Google)TBA
13/11/2017Michele Sama (Gluru)TBA
20/11/2017Dr. Simon Attfield (Middlesex University)TBA
27/11/2017Tomas Petricek (Alan Turing Institute)TBA
04/12/2017Prof. Rajagopal Nagarajan (Middlesex University)TBA
22/01/2018Prof. William Wong (Middlesex University)TBA
05/02/2018Dr. David Windridge (Middlesex University)TBA
19/02/2018Prof. Richard Bornat (Middlesex University)TBA
26/02/2018Nikos Gorogiannis (Facebook)TBA
05/03/2018Prof. Andreas Albrecht (Middlesex University)TBA
12/03/2018Armando Pesenti Gritti (EngageHub)TBA
19/03/2018Juan Augusto (Middlesex University)TBA
26/03/2018Russell Weetch (SmXi)TBA
09/04/2018Yuan Yuan Zhang (UCL)TBA