Thursday, 25 February 2010

Graduate Christopher Rhodes wins SLA Europe Early Career Conference Award

Christopher Rhodes, who graduated from the Department of Information Studies in 2007 with an MA Librarianship (distinction) has been awarded an SLA Europe Early Career Conference Award. He will be sponsored to attend the annual Special Libraries Association Conference in New Orleans, USA, 13-16 June 2010. During his time at Sheffield, Christopher was awarded prizes at both departmental and national level. Christopher currently works at the Statistics Resource Unit, House of Commons Library, and is the National Coordinator for New Professionals, Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals.

Sunday, 7 February 2010

Six Sheffield Chemo-informatics researchers among the 50 most prolific authors in prestigious journal

Six current and ex-members of the department's Chemo-informatics group are among the 50 most prolific authors in the Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling's 50 years of publishing. Three current members of the group: Peter Willett, Val Gillet, John Holliday; are found in the list along with Michael F. Lynch (now retired) as well as ex members John M. Barnard and Geoffrey M. Downs.

Thursday, 4 February 2010

ACCURAT project kicks off

The ACCURAT project run under the EU's FP7 programme started on February 2nd with a kick off meeting in Riga, Latvia. Sheffield is a major partner in the project involving both academics from Information Studies and Computer Science.