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MaKey MaKey: The Rise and Shine of DIY Gaming Controls

This story published on Tuesday 19 January 2016
“Ever played Mario on Play-Doh or Piano on Bananas? Alligator clip the Internet to Your World.”
To kick start the new year, the School of Computing Engineering held its first ‘MaKey MaKey’ Games Jam, where Computer Games Design and Programming students from all year groups used the innovative ‘MaKey MaKey’ kits to create their own computer games, with interactive controls made from a variety of materials.


BBC presenter Kate Russell delivers student lectures

This story published on Friday 20 November 2015
“...in the future, the industry will be crying out for high-quality security specialists,” says the technology presenter and writer


First prize for AI traffic control system that thinks for itself

This story published on Wednesday 11 November 2015
“...the goal of autonomic transport systems is to reduce reliance on decision-making by human controllers...”


Partnering BT to create added value from the Internet of Things

This story published on Tuesday 13 October 2015
Professor Grigoris Antoniou aims to develop a platform to harness and manage diverse data


Successful Day at Game Republic for Computer Game Students

This story published on Wednesday 15 July 2015
The Game Republic Student Showcase took place on Tuesday 2nd June at the University of York and students from the University of Huddersfield had a successful day, coming away with a number of prizes.


Gamer Gary’s new business makes it to the big time first go

This story published on Monday 6 July 2015
Games Design student Gary Lloyd juggles his new business with his studies and comes up trumps on the big stage


Web design, app design and now a ‘Co-operative’ for students

This story published on Friday 19 June 2015
Mature student Marcus shows the way with a multitude of entrepreneurial projects


The IM15 Informatics Showcase draws to a close

This story published on Wednesday 17 June 2015
The Informatics Showcase 2015 brought together exciting and innovative products that utilised digital interactive applications covering web app development, visual design/graphics, animation, video, sound and scripting/programming.


Uni sponsors Ashley Jackson’s Framing the landscape project

This story published on Wednesday 17 June 2015
Artist Ashley Jackson’s Framing the landscape open frame at Holme Moss sponsored by the University


Barclays Strategic Transformation Director gives guest lectures

This story published on Wednesday 22 April 2015
Steven Roberts, now a visiting professor at the University, is regarded as one of the UK’s most innovative bankersjavascript:;


Barclays Bank’s digital pioneer gives guest lecture

This story published on Friday 17 April 2015
Steven Roberts, now a visiting professor at the University, is regarded as one of the UK’s most innovative bankers


The Duke of York Young Entrepreneur Awards for 2015

This story published on Thursday 26 March 2015
His Royal Highness The Duke of York came to Huddersfield to present The Duke of York Young Entrepreneur Awards for 2015, which are bestowed on the best new businesses to have emerged from Yorkshire’s universities.


The Duke of York Young Entrepreneur Awards 2015

This story published on Wednesday 25 March 2015
The University’s Patron, HRH The Duke of York, KG, meets Yorkshire’s successful university entrepreneurs


Successful live brief for first year Multimedia and Web students

This story published on Thursday 12 March 2015
First year Multimedia and Web students have been working hard on a live brief to build the Huddersfield Croquet Club their first website.


Samphi set to release

This story published on Wednesday 18 February 2015
This time last year Dale Green, a first year Computer Games Programming student, had his game on ‘Steam Greenlight’. A year later and now in his second year, Dale has had his game ‘Green lit’ after gaining enough votes from players which means his game will be made. This is a real achievement at this stage in his career.


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