By Kate Howland and Judith Good, Department of Informatics, University of Sussex
This article is part of our series Women in Software, in which we hear perspectives on a range of issues related to women who study and work with computers and software.
With calls for all UK children to learn computer science from a young age, we need teaching methods and tools which can help novice programmers to learn in a way which both motivates and is more accessible for them, and which builds on their existing skills and interests.
The Flip programming…
By Thomas Nowotny, Professor of Informatics at the University of Sussex.
This article is part of our series: a day in the software life, in which we ask researchers from all disciplines to discuss the tools that make their research possible.
Computer simulators have transformed almost every aspect of science and technology. From Formula One cars to modern jet engine aircraft, from predicting the weather to the stock market, and to the inner workings of the brain itself, most research and development activities today depend heavily on numerical simulations.…