Department of Business Innovation and Skills

By Simon Hettrick, Deputy Director.

There are more unemployed graduates in computer science than in any other discipline (see my last post). In an attempt to understand the issue, David Willetts, the Minister of State for Universities and Skills, recently held a workshop that brought together leading representatives from industry and academia, and the Software Sustainability Institute. In this post, I’ll discuss my take on some of the ideas that were discussed.

If you want good quality graduates you need to start young, so the first focus is…

E-infrastructure: the ecosystem for innovation - one year on is a report, released last week by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, that outlines progress on implementing the UK’s e-infrastructure strategy.


 The strategy proposed a series of recommendations to help develop national e-infrastructure, and we are happy to see that…

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