Monthly Archives: April 2016

Kent team compete in ethical hacking event

A team of students, representing Kent, competed in an ethical hacking event for the 13 UK Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security Research (ACE-CSRs). The first Inter-ACE Cyberchallenge at the University of Cambridge intended to promote interest in practical cyber security and … Continue reading

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Rhys Harris shortlisted for Kent Student Award

Final year School of Computing student, Rhys Harris, has been shortlisted for a Kent Student Award. Rhys has been nominated for ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Local Community’ for devoting his time to distribute aid at the refugee camps in the ‘Calais Jungle’. … Continue reading

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Kent ranked 12th in 2016 Student Choice Awards

Kent has been ranked 12th out of 125 UK universities in the Whatuni 2016 Student Choice Awards. The Whatuni Rankings are based on averages taken from reviews submitted by over 25,000 students and published on whatuni.com. Kent’s other recent league table … Continue reading

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Using mathematics to better specify and design computer systems – Think Kent video

As part of the University of Kent Think Kent series – a collection of YouTube videos celebrating research with international impact at the University – Mark Batty explores how mathematics can improve computer systems. Modern computer systems have intricate and unusual memory behaviour. … Continue reading

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School welcomes Dr Srivas Chennu as lecturer

Dr Srivas Chennu has returned to the University of Kent as a lecturer based at the Medway campus. Srivas received his PhD from the University of Kent, specialising in computational and cognitive neuroscience, followed by a postdoctoral stint at the University … Continue reading

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Can a computer be creative? – Think Kent video: Anna Jordanous

As part of the University of Kent Think Kent series – a collection of YouTube videos celebrating research with international impact at the University – Anna Jordanous explores what creativity is and whether computers are capable of achieving it. Can computers be creative? … Continue reading

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