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Overleaf CTO Dr John Lees-Miller interviewed for #DevWeek17
Based on an interview by Cameron Shepherd of Digital Science

DeveloperWeek 2017 is the world’s largest developer expo and conference series with over 50 week-long events and dozens of city-wide partner events. The theme this year is, ‘The Industrial Revolution of Code’ – examining the ways in which code is revolutionizing the way we conduct business and ourselves.

To celebrate #DevWeek17, Digital Science – Overleaf's lead investor – are conducting a series of interviews of those involved in the development of new tools and innovations in the research space. Delighted to help kick things off, our very own Dr John Lees-Miller is up first! Here's his first answer; check out the original interview for the full set, including John's advice for those looking to break into the competitive world of software development.

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What time is it? Time for the Overleaf Campus Challenge 2017!!!
By Mary Anne Baynes
Overleaf Campus Challenge Logo

Want to win great Overleaf prizes for your whole institution? Check out our Campus Challenge 2017! It’s fun and free – all you have to do is use Overleaf and encourage your friends and classmates to do so too!

Everyone who signs up from your institution – including students, faculty and staff – will earn ‘ducks’ for working on Overleaf. Each duck adds to your institution’s total score and at the end of the challenge, March 31, 2017, the institution with the most ducks wins free Overleaf Pro accounts for everyone at that institution, or one of our special prizes if your institution already has a site license!

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LaTeX workshop at Nanyang Technological University Singapore
Guest blog post by Soumyabrata Dev and Lim Lian Tze
Dr. Lim Lian Tze giving a workshop at NTU

The NTU Graduate Students' Council, in collaboration with the NTU Society of Young Researchers recently invited Dr. Lim Lian Tze, TeXpert at Overleaf, for a LaTeX workshop in the university campus.

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Overleaf and ORCID at AAAS
By Mary Anne Baynes

Thanks to Ashlea Higgs for giving a big shout-out to Overleaf at the ORCID outreach meeting at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Washington DC last week!

Overleaf ORCID AAAS meeting photo

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Overleaf is visiting New Zealand and Australia in October!
By John Hammersley

Hunter Building, Victoria University, Wellington

I'm excited to let you know that I'll be travelling to New Zealand and Australia for the month of October! During my travels, I'll be attending and speaking at several events, listed below. It would be great to meet any Overleaf users local to these events, to hear your thoughts and feedback, and to discuss upcoming features and new partnerships.

Thanks, and see you soon!
John Hammersley
Co-Founder & CEO, Overleaf

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