Monthly Archives: May 2013

Julio Hernandez-Castro gives expert opinion on TV

Meridian TV interviewed Lecturer Julio Hernandez-Castro on 16 May. He spoke about cyber security following two recent attacks by hackers based in the southeast. Lewys Martin infiltrated the Kent Police website and has been jailed for two years. Maidstone Crown … Continue reading

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John Crawford presented with teaching award

Lecturer John Crawford has been presented with the Kent Union Teaching Award for the sciences faculty. The popular winner was announced at the Kent Union Awards 2013 ceremony on 15th May in the Gulbenkian Theatre. The ceremony celebrated the achievements … Continue reading

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New funding for BlueJ and Greenfoot projects

The Programming Education Tools groups in the School of Computing at the University of Kent, led by Professor Michael Kölling, has received a research and development grant of US $510,000 from Oracle for further work on the BlueJ and Greenfoot … Continue reading

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Year in Industry students present to industry leaders

Four School of Computing students have presented their work to a conference in Portland, Oregon. The undergraduates, Sam Betts, John Davidge, Jack Fletcher and Bradley Jones, have been spending their Year in Industry working for Cisco Systems in San Jose, … Continue reading

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Professor Leon Chua joins School of Computing

The School of Computing will be welcoming a distinguished Professor on to its team in August. Professor Leon Chua is an IEEE Fellow and an emeritus professor in the electrical engineering and computer sciences department at the University of California, … Continue reading

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School of Computing rises in the league tables

The School of Computing continues its upward trend in the league tables. It has been ranked 25th out of 105 UK CS departments in the Complete University Guide 2014 – a rise of eight places from last year. The University … Continue reading

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