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School welcomes Gold Award in Teaching Excellence

The University of Kent has been awarded a gold rating, the highest, in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Head of School, Professor Richard Jones, said: ‘I am delighted that this award recognises the excellent teaching within the University, and … Continue reading

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Double win at Kent Student Awards for Computer Science student

Final year student Aaron Cross was a double winner at the Kent Student Awards on Friday 5 May. Aaron, who is studying Computer Science (Networks) with a Year in Industry, won the award for Outstanding Contribution to Media and Communications. … Continue reading

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Maria Christakis wins the Best PhD Dissertation Award

The European Association for Programming Languages and Systems (EAPLS) Best PhD Dissertation Award 2015 has been won by Dr Maria Christakis, from the School of Computing for her dissertation ‘Narrowing the gap between verification and systematic testing‘. This award is … Continue reading

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Commendation for Luana’s Dissertation

Dr Luana Micallef’s PhD thesis has been commended as a runner-up in the 2016 BCS/CHPC Distinguished Dissertation award. Her thesis Visualizing Set Relations and Cardinalities Using Venn and Euler Diagrams was supervised by Dr Peter Rodgers. Peter, who is also Director of Research in the … Continue reading

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School’s Silver Award for Going Global

The School of Computing has been awarded Silver in the inaugural University International Impact Award scheme. The award is a new venture which recognises and rewards international achievements within schools and departments at Kent. The scheme has been devised to … 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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Computer Science Alumnus named in Forbes Middle East Entrepreneurs List

Forbes Middle East has named a Kent alumnus’ in a list of Entrepreneurs Shaping Saudi Arabia’s future. Luca Passone who graduated from Computer Science with a Year in Industry is one of the founders of Falconviz, an aerial surveying company. Falconviz was founded … Continue reading

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‘Java Oscar’ for Daniel deOliveira

A PhD student from Kent has won international recognition in an unprecedented way for his work with the computer language Java. Daniel deOliveira won the Oracle Duke’s Choice Award at the JavaOne 2015 conference – the first time the award … Continue reading

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Dissertation Award for Mark Batty

Dr Mark Batty has won the 2015 John C Reynolds Doctoral Dissertation Award. This prestigious prize is presented annually to the author of an outstanding doctoral dissertation in the area of Programming Languages from submissions received globally. Mark, who is joined the School … Continue reading

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Funding awarded for stream and transactional processing research

Dr Matteo Migliavacca has been awarded funding for a two-year project on stream and transactional processing from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The project will be looking at the integration of the stream processing model (which processes … Continue reading

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