Monthly Archives: July 2015

Research could play major role in curbing illegal ivory sales

A new automated data mining system researched at the University could lead to the detection of potentially illegal eBay sales of elephant ivory. Law enforcement agencies and conservationist are expected to make use of the system – developed by researchers … Continue reading

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Honorary Doctorate for Alumnus Tony West

On Monday 13 July at the degree congregation in Canterbury Cathedral, the Chancellor conferred an honorary doctorate on a former student of the School of Computing, Dr Anthony Robert West for championing student placements. Tony, as he is more commonly known … Continue reading

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Launch of free online masterclasses in programming

The University has launched a series of masterclasses in Erlang, a programming language that powers websites around the world, including WhatsApp. The free online classes  include contributions from Simon Thompson, Professor of Logic and Computation at Kent, and industry experts Joe Armstrong (one … Continue reading

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