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Join the School of Computing – four vacancies

Are you looking for a new challenge? The School of Computing is looking for four talented individuals to fill full-time posts in administration, research and lecturing. Student Experience Manager (STM08390) Closing date 29 October 2017 Do you have substantial experience … Continue reading

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Award for new Year in Computing programme

The innovative Year in Computing programme has been awarded a University teaching prize. The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Karen Cox, presented the award to Colin Johnson, Sally Fincher and Ian Utting at a  ceremony on Wednesday 4 October 2017. The Year in Computing … Continue reading

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Extended deadline – Funded Cyber Security PhD open for applications

The School is advertising for a talented student for a funded PhD in Cyber Security. The precise area of research can be specified by the student when they apply. The research will be supervised by Shujun Li, the new Professor of … Continue reading

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AI can predict whether your relationship will last based on how you speak to your partner

Ian McLoughlin, University of Kent Any child (or spouse) who has been scolded for their tone of voice – such as shouting or being sarcastic – knows that the way you speak to someone can be just as important as … Continue reading

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Promotions for Computing staff

(l-r Budi, Julio and Laura) Three academics from the School of Computing have been given recognition of their ongoing achievements by being promoted. Laura Bocchi has been promoted to Senior Lecturer. Laura is a member of the Programming Langages and Systems … Continue reading

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We’d love to meet you. Come and visit us.

Could computer science at Kent be right for you? Book on one of our Open Days to find out for yourself. Our Open Days are on: Saturday 7 October – Canterbury Saturday 14 October – Medway Saturday 22 October – Canterbury Learn more … Continue reading

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Funded Cyber Security PhD open for applications

The School is advertising for a talented student for a funded PhD in Cyber Security. The precise area of research can be specified by the student when they apply. The research will be supervised by Shujun Li, the new Professor of … Continue reading

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New Employability Coordinator joins School of Computing

Kate Buchan recently joined the School of Computing as Employability Coordinator. She is based at the Canterbury campus but will also be regularly visiting the Medway campus. Kate will be working closely with the placements team, the careers and employability … Continue reading

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Kent strengthens relations with institutions in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia

The University of Kent is building relationships with universities in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. Professor Ian McLoughlin (Head of School at Medway) and Dr Palani Ramaswamy (Reader) from the School of Computing visited the region in June. The purpose of the … Continue reading

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Honorary doctorate awarded to Simon Peyton Jones

Computer scientist Professor Simon Peyton Jones has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Kent. Professor Peyton Jones is a British computer scientist who researches the implementation and applications of functional programming languages, particularly lazy functional programming. He received a … Continue reading

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