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  • The deadlines to enter the technology and business achievements categories in the BCS IT Professional Awards 2006 are almost upon us: 31 March and 5 April respectively.
  • Past President of the BCS Professor Wendy Hall has been named as one of six outstanding women in UK science.
  • If you are a scientist or engineer who would like to better understand how science gets reported by the press, you could do so by obtaining a BA media fellowship.
  • Professor Geoffrey Cook, a BCS fellow, who served on the BCS Council and Education Committee, passed away on 3 March 2006 at the age of 77.
  • ProNetworking, the latest event series to be organized by the BCS Young Professionals Group (YPG), will be launched on 4 May in London.
  • John Morris will describe how to use original and existing tools and techniques to migrate data at a presentation in London on 24 May.
  • From firewall rules to software design, the many facets of information security will be discussed at the BCS-Information Security Specialist Group (ISSG) annual conference in Oxfordshire on 30 March.
  • BCSWomen held a party last month in honour of its fifth birthday so that women who usually keep in contact via the internet would have a chance to meet up in person. More than eighty women went along to the bash in London.
  • IT risk is not just about managing and defining IT security but should also encompass projects, architecture, vendors, suppliers and customer satisfaction, according to a new Forrester report.
  • If you think your IT department is a cut above the rest, why not get it officially recognised by winning a BCS IT Professional Award?