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October 10


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Centre for Research in Digital Education

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In this online event Professor Vanderbauwhede (University of Glasgow) will explore the need for a sustainable computing science curriculum.

Decarbonising Computing Science: Making Sustainability a key component of our curriculum

Prof Wim Vanderbauwhede, University of Glasgow

10th October 2022, 1pm (online)


Professor Vanderbauwhede will discuss the context of the climate emergency, the need for sustainable computing, the need for decarbonising education in general (linking with the UN’s sustainable development goals), and a proposed implementation strategy for the Computing Science curriculum.

This event is jointly hosted by the Centre for Research in Digital Education and the School of Informatics.


Prof Dr Wim Vanderbauwhede has been a lecturer & researcher in the School of Computing Science at the University of Glasgow since April 2004. Previously, he was a Research Assistant at Strathclyde University. He received a PhD in Electrotechnical Engineering from the University of Gent, Belgium in 1996. His research has resulted in over 150 refereed conference and journal papers. Before returning to academic research, Dr. Vanderbauwhede worked as a Mixed-mode Design Engineer and Senior Technology R&D Engineer for Alcatel Microelectronics. Extended biography (University of Glasgow).

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