Category Archives: research

DeepMind: can we ever trust a machine to diagnose cancer?

Shutterstock Srivas Chennu, University of Kent DeepMind has recently announced a fresh collaborative partnership with the UK’s health service, with plans for the artificial intelligence firm to develop machine learning technology to research breast cancer. DeepMind, a Google subsidiary, is … 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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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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New Lecturer Joins School of Computing

Congratulations to our newest member of staff, Stefan Marr, who arrived at Canterbury Cathedral on Sunday 24 September after cycling for 12 days from Linz in Austria to Canterbury, to take up his new role as lecturer in the School … 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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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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Complete University Guide 2018 – School’s excellent research recognised

The excellent research at the School of Computing has been recognised with a high position in the Complete University Guide 2018. The league table assessed 107 computer science departments in the UK across a range of measures. The University of Kent … Continue reading

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Professor of Cyber Security vacancy

The School of Computing is looking to appoint a Professor of Cyber Security to lead its highly successful Security research group. The School has an outstanding reputation for research and education in cyber security where, for example, its MSc Cyber … Continue reading

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