• About Rose Maksoud

    Rose Maksoud is a third year journalism/arts student at the University of Queensland. Her major in arts is musicology with a keen interest in ethnic music and anthropology. Her hope is to write and create documentaries about music and culture in Europe and South Africa.

    IOI conference 2013 – photo gallery

    by  • July 23, 2013 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Photos from this year’s International Olympiad in Informatics Conference Dr Valentina Dagiene introduces the guest speakers at the IOI conference. Mr Martin Marse of Charles University starts the event with his presentation on batch execution. Dr Steven Halim answers questions about his presentation on the Singapore teams training. Mr Sebastien Combéfis talks about IPLIDS...

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    Moving end to IOI 2013

    by  • July 13, 2013 • Rose Maksoud, stories, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    The Closing Ceremony of IOI 2013 on Friday was both emotional and exciting. As they waited for the medals to be handed out, guests and competitors were treated to some outstanding performances by Australian groups. Silence fell amongst the crowd in Morris Hall at Brisbane’s Anglican Church Grammar School when an Aboriginal performing arts...

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    Systems are doin’ it for themselves

    by  • July 10, 2013 • reporters, Rose Maksoud, stories, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    The computer sciences industry is largely a male dominated field, and the near-absence of girls at this year’s IOI reflects just that. Of the 315 contestants, only seven were girls. This situation has been recognised by Australia’s National Computer Science School. The School has established an extra-curricular program targeted specifically towards females. Run mostly...

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