Monthly Archives: May 2016

New Cyber Security degree gets GCHQ approval

A new Master’s programme, MSc Cyber Security, run by the School of Computing has been provisionally certified by  GCHQ, as the National Technical Authority for Information Assurance. Dr Eerke Boiten met Ciaran Martin, GCHQ Director Cybersecurity at the Houses of Parliament as … Continue reading

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Student David Meakin to teach tech skills in Uganda

Computing with a Year in Industry student David Meakin is planning to spend his summer vacation teaching tech skills in one of the world’s poorest countries. He will be spending a month in Uganda project managing a programme which uses hardware donated … Continue reading

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Mate Tukacs selected for European Innovation Academy

Mate is pictured on the right of the front row Computing with a Year in Industry student, Mate Tukacs, has been selected to take part in the European Innovation Academy (EIA) this Summer. The EIA, taking place in Nice, France, in … Continue reading

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Professor David Chadwick marks accident recovery with a charity abseil

David Chadwick, Professor of Information Systems Security in the School of Computing is raising money for King’s College Hospital after their excellent care for him following a severe cycling accident. David was cycling down St Thomas’ Hill, Canterbury in January when he was knocked … Continue reading

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Google has got involved in healthcare data – can we trust it?

Eerke Boiten, University of Kent Google has some of the most powerful computers and smartest algorithms in the world, has hired some of the best brains in computing, and through its purchase of British firm Deepmind has acquired AI expertise … Continue reading

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Student winners at University showcase event

Two student teams from the School of Computing won prizes at an annual University innovation event. The ICE (Innovation, Creativity and Enterprise) Showcase 2016 on 28 April brought together academics, students and business owners from across the South East to learn more about … Continue reading

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