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  • BCS, The Chartered Institute of IT took on the challenge of improving diversity within the UK science community. By signing up to the Declaration on Diversity, Equality and Inclusion, we publicly committed to delivering a workforce that is more representative of those it serves.
  • CESG, the Information Security arm of GCHQ, has responded to calls to extend its successful, UK-based Certified Professional scheme (CCP) to non-UK residents.
  • An Information Standards notification and the release of formal documentation, confirmed the arrival this month of the healthcare accessible information standard (AIS), officially known as SCCI1605 - Accessible Information.
  • The City of Glasgow College is currently undertaking a project with a partner college in Malta. The two colleges are writing a large number of units across all levels, however, as the project is getting near its end a few units in Information and Computer Technology still require writers.
  • With the General Election set for 7 May, BCS, techUK and Computer Weekly held a debate with the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat parties to discuss the hot technology issues.
  • Hailed as an outstanding success in achieving its ambitious aims, the Computer Conservation Society is 25 years old.
  • Charlie Bachman DistFBCS has been awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation as President Obama honours the US’s top scientists and innovators.
  • City University London and the Accelerator Academy have announced the launch of FastForward (FFWD) London as the world's first Pre-Accelerator Programme. It is co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund and is also backed by the Capital Accelerator Programme.
  • GoProBono is a new digital tool for charities, businesses and individuals looking for skills-based volunteering opportunities - a growing sector trend.
  • From over 80 competition entries, 20 shortlisted research projects impressed everyone at an awards BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT is now looking to recruit volunteer Ambassadors to help roll out the next phase of the Unconscious Bias training programme countrywide to the Branch and Specialist group Committees.