• About Sophie Lester

    Sophie is a journalism arts student with a passion for all things culture. She majors in psychology and sociology, and is fascinated by people’s stories and how they make sense of the world. She is well-traveled, occasionally suffering from wanderlust and is interested in music, film, literature, science and technology, and arts. She learns fast, works hard, and is never afraid to grab hold of a story and get her hands dirty. She hopes to combine her broad interests in to a career that will take her around the world when she graduates in 2014.

    Video Mini-Documentary – Australia and Informatics Education: where to next?

    by  • July 19, 2013 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    The International Olympiad in Informatics annually hosts a collection of the brightest young minds in the field of computer science. Following from the University of Queensland’s School of Journalism and Communications coverage of the IOI 2013, this mini-video documentary explores discussion of informatics education surrounding this prestigious event and the direction of computer science...

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    IOI 2013 official ceremony opens up the world of informatics

    by  • July 9, 2013 • Sophie Lester, stories • 1 Comment

    IOI 2013 officially opened on Sunday with a ceremony that featured Mexican sombreros, an Indigenous “welcome to country” and a flash mob. The ceremony gave the students a chance to celebrate the national teams selected to compete in the prestigious competition. The Mexican team wore sombreros in their national colours and audience members had...

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