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Lesbian, Bisexual and Queer Women’s Experiences of Unwanted Interaction on Online Dating Services
Are you a lesbian, bisexual, or queer woman (or non-binary person with similar experiences)? Have you used an online dating service? If so, tell @khniehaus about it by taking her research survey! Online dating can be a fraught experience for many people, and women in particular have been shown to experience gendered harassment, generally, online, …

Goldsmiths Computing at the semi-finals of Mayor’s Entrepreneur 2019
Grzegorz Rybak, Goldsmiths BSc Computer Science student and Web developer, writes about his experience at the semi-finals of the Mayor’s Entrepreneur  2019 On Friday 15th March I had the honour of participating in the semi-finals of the Mayor’s Entrepreneur 2019 with our Undergraduate final-year project (ULA: Ultimate Listening Assistant)! Being in the top-30 tech projects chosen …

Visual cortex recruitment during language processing in blind individuals is explained by Hebbian learning
Rosario Tomasello, Thomas Wennekers, Max Garagnani & Friedemann Pulvermüller Max Garagnani, lecturer and co-programme leader of Goldsmith’s MSc in Computational Cognitive Neuroscience has co-authored an article recently published in Scientific Reports. You can find the full, open access version here. Abstract In blind people, the visual cortex takes on higher cognitive functions, including language. Why this …

Hack your Future
Calling employers and students! Hackathon meets careers event at Goldsmiths When? Wednesday 13th February, 2 to 6pm Where? Goldsmiths College, New Cross, London What? 4 hours of challenges and building cool stuff Students Be part of yet another amazing event brought you by student society extraordinaire Hacksmiths with the opportunity to check out potential employers …

New 3D interactive software unravels ‘fabric of life’
Dynamic new interactive technology which visualises the 3D structures inside DNA has been launched by a team of computational artists, game developers and scientists, working together to help the public better understand the cause of diseases. CSynth is a software platform created by researchers at Goldsmiths, University of London and Oxford University. Described by its …