Welcome to Ms Shuang Wang, who has recently joined the DSG as Research Associate.

Alex visited the Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics 24 Nov - 7 Dec 2014, where he gave two talks on research carried out at the DSG and discussed with Prof Wei on collaborative matters. During this time, he gave a talk at the China Petroleum University and met with Prof Zhao Xiu-feng, Dean of Foreign Languages. He also visited the Beijing Institute of Technology and discussed potential collaborations with Prof Huang, Dean of the School of Computer Science.

Alex visited the Guangzhou University of Foreign Studies 11-12 Nov 2014. He gave a Distinguished Lecture on the topic of Linguistically Fine Grained POS and Genre Classification. He also discussed with academic staff at the College of Information for possible collaborations.

Congratulations to Masa, who successfully passed his PhD oral exam today on 9 Oct 2014.