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College opened by Alan Turing’s nephew

Head of School, Frank Wang, attended the official opening of Turing College on the Canterbury Campus on Friday 27 November and met Alan Turing’s nephew, Sir John Dermot Turing. Dermot is the nephew of Alan Turing (1912-1954), who is well … Continue reading

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Athena SWAN award presented to School

The School of Computing has been presented with a bronze Athena SWAN award for gender equality work. The award formally recognises the School’s commitment to combating underrepresentation, and advancing the careers of women in science research and academia. Head of School Professor … Continue reading

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Goodbye to Peter Welch at Imitation Game screening

The School of Computing staff party looked to the past as staff said goodbye to a Professor Peter Welch and found out more about the ‘father of computer science’ Alan Turing. Staff gathered in the Gulbenkian for a drinks reception … Continue reading

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New School Director of Research and Enterprise

Dr Peter Rodgers has been appointed as the School’s Director of Research and Enterprise. The three-year post begins in September 2014 until August 2017. Head of School, Professor Frank Wang said, ‘Peter’s work is in information vizualisation and diagrammatic reasoning, including … Continue reading

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Frank Wang invited to speak at the Science and Information Conference

Professor Frank Wang has been named as one of the Invited Speakers to the Science and Information Conference (SAI) 2014 in August. His speech title is ‘How will computers evolve over the next 10 years?’. Other keynote and invited speakers … Continue reading

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Professor Frank Wang’s Hong Kong Visit

Professor Frank Wang, Head of the School of Computing, was invited to give a keynote speech ‘Towards 2020 Computing’ at Asia Modelling Symposium in Hong Kong on 23 July. In his talk, Professor Wang demonstrated his award-winning work on accelerating … Continue reading

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Professor Leon Chua joins School of Computing

The School of Computing will be welcoming a distinguished Professor on to its team in August. Professor Leon Chua is an IEEE Fellow and an emeritus professor in the electrical engineering and computer sciences department at the University of California, … Continue reading

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