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October 2, 2006


Microsoft supplement
Published in The Times Higher
on October 13 2006


!magine a bright future  
David Jobbins examines the threats, challenges and opportunities ahead for IT and computing studies in the UK

A bit more byte  
What challenges face universities recruiting computing students

Health heroes and soap stars  
Entrants to the Imagine Cup competition describe their experiences

Bright sparks blaze a trail  
Imagine Cup teams that set the world alight with their winning ideas

All power to the anoraks  
Forget the geeky stereotype of computer scientists: three computing lecturers talk about how they enthuse and entertain their students

The pen is mightier...  
Brown University researchers, with help from Microsoft, hope to fulfil the potential of stylus computing

Switched-on support  
The Higher Education Academy's information and computer sciences centre is a vital resource

Thrills and skills  
What do businesses look for when recruiting programming graduates?

Passion for play  
Tools to keep the students interested

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