Computer Science Graduates

Congratulations to Comp Sci grads Robert MacInnis, Allan Boyd and Angus Macdonald who are launching their software company AetherStoreā„¢ this week at the Microsoft Worldwide Partners Conference. Read about their new business in the press release and in the University Alumni Network. Visit their websites at and
We wish you every success in your new business venture.


Read more about AetherStore in Scottish PhDs hoist kilt to reveal storage array killer at The Register.

Continued Success For MSc Students

Work carried out by Mary Steele, Titilayo Adegbamiye (both supervised by Gordon) and Shangyi Jiang (supervised by Ishbel), in fulfilment of their MSc, has continued success.

Mary’s dissertation focus, promoting public awareness of the links between lifestyle and cancer A controlled study of the usability of health information leaflets, has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Medical Informatics.

Titilayo’s disssertation focus, evaluating the Usability of Home Blood Pressure Monitors, featured in Workshop Proceedings at INTERACT 2011. Final proceedings are now available.

Charlie’s (Shangyi Jiang) focus on virtual worlds contributed to Ishbel’s Paper, A taxonomy of virtual worlds usage in education, recently accepted by the British Journal of Educational Technology.