Monthly Archives: November 2017

Prizes awarded to outstanding Master’s students

Two Master’s students from the School of Computing have been awarded prizes for outstanding achievements on their degrees. Philip Adey, MSc Advanced Computer Science, won the prize for Outstanding Performance on the Programme with an overall mark of 87.7%. Lewis … Continue reading

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Computer Science student wins Gold at WorldSkills UK

Neelan Thuraisingham, a second year student at the School of Computing has won a gold medal at the WorldSkills UK competition. Neelan, who studies Computer Science (Networks) with a Year in Industry, was selected for the Network Infrastructure Technician national final … Continue reading

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Explainer: how the latest earphones translate languages

Shutterstock Ian McLoughlin, University of Kent In the Hitchhiker’s Guide to The Galaxy, Douglas Adams’s seminal 1978 BBC broadcast (then book, feature film and now cultural icon), one of the many technology predictions was the Babel Fish. This tiny yellow … Continue reading

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Year in Computing launches for 2018

Many students are keen to learn the tech skills that will make them stand out to a graduate employer, or simply want to learn more about computing for their own interests. The School of Computing offers a ‘Year in Computing‘ for … Continue reading

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New Head of Cyber Security joins School

Shujun Li has joined the University of Kent as a Professor of Cyber Security in the School of Computing. Shujun will head up the School’s Security Research Group and the university-wide Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security. Shujun has a … Continue reading

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Kent students involved in launch of makerspace studio in Dover

Students from the School of Computing have played an integral role in helping to launch a makerspace studio in Dover that will house cutting-edge technologies such as 3D printers and laser cutting machines. The Creative Start Up Space was opened … Continue reading

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