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Turing test transcripts reveal how chatbot 'Eugene' duped the judges
30
Jun

Turing test transcripts reveal how chatbot 'Eugene' duped...

Transcripts which show how a chatbot became the first computer to pass the renowned Turing test are revealed for the first time in a newly published paper in the Journal...

Research news | Opinion

2015

"Should we talk to terrorists?" is The Big Question at forthcoming debate
25
Mar

"Should we talk to terrorists?" is The Big Question at...

Coventry University, in association with the Institute for Strategic Dialogue, is hosting a public debate next month at which a diverse panel of experts will discuss a...

University news | Opinion

2015

Holocaust survivor's moving testimony
19
Feb

Holocaust survivor's moving testimony

A Holocaust survivor shared her story with staff and students at a special lecture, which took place on campus on Wednesday 18 February.

University news | Opinion

2015

Young Tibetans share experiences in Coventry visit
20
Nov

Young Tibetans share experiences in Coventry visit

Five young Tibetans from the Indian Himalayan region of Sikkim visited Coventry last week as part of a cultural initiative to help them raise awareness of the political...

Opinion

2014

Coventry honours campaigner for her work with victims of sexual violence
13
Nov

Coventry honours campaigner for her work with victims of...

A leading advocate of women’s rights in Central Africa is being honoured for the work she undertakes supporting victims of sexual violence.

Opinion

2014

Artist's new exhibition echoes real and remembered worlds
13
Nov

Artist's new exhibition echoes real and remembered worlds

A new exhibition of paintings from one of the region’s leading artists opens at the Lanchester Gallery in Coventry from Friday 21 November.

Opinion

2014

Would be writer's prize winning poetry captures Coventry's essence
12
Nov

Would be writer's prize winning poetry captures Coventry's...

An up and coming author from Coventry has won a local poetry competition for his collection of works depicting the city and its people.

Opinion

2014

New production offers a modern take on a subversive sixties satire
21
May

New production offers a modern take on a subversive sixties...

A new production of a classic farce from the sixties is being staged at the Abbey Theatre in Nuneaton next week.

Opinion

2014

Black laughs guaranteed in dark comedy of mental disorder
15
May

Black laughs guaranteed in dark comedy of mental disorder

A new adaptation of a darkly comic play about psychological dysfunction will be on show in Coventry and Leamington in the next week.

Opinion

2014

New exhibition documents Nelson Mandela's struggle against apartheid
03
Apr

New exhibition documents Nelson Mandela's struggle against...

A new exhibition inspired by Nelson Mandela’s efforts to end apartheid is opening at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum in Coventry on Friday 11 April 2014.

Opinion

2014

Coventry University seeks mixed race/ethnic Britons to take part in UK identity study
05
Sep

Coventry University seeks mixed race/ethnic Britons to take...

Coventry University is calling on people with parents from different ethnic backgrounds to share their experiences of life in the UK.

University news | Opinion

2013

Professor Nigel Berkeley speaks on all-Local Radio show
04
Jul

Professor Nigel Berkeley speaks on all-Local Radio show

Professor Nigel Berkeley joined Mark Forrest on BBC all-Local Radio show on Tuesday evening to discuss whether investing public funds in stimulating the demand for...

Opinion

2013

The future of metrology in manufacturing
30
May

The future of metrology in manufacturing

What are the issues facing metrology in manufacturing  and can we find the drivers? The metrology community try to find some answers. By Brendan Coyne.

Opinion

2013

How Turkey is emerging as development partner in Africa
10
Apr

How Turkey is emerging as development partner in Africa

Turkey has emerged as a generous donor for humanitarian crises across the world over the past five years, especially in the context of Africa.

Opinion

2013

Member profile: Andrea Czapova
02
May

Member profile: Andrea Czapova

We asked MSc International Business student, Andrea Czapova about her experience on the Global Leaders Programme.

Opinion

2012

Ellen Terry building revamp complete as builder recalls memories of the silver screen
21
Oct

Ellen Terry building revamp complete as builder recalls...

While Coventry students look forward to the official opening of £450,000 worth of new facilities at the School of Art and Design during the University’s open day...

Opinion

2011

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