Monthly Archives: January 2016

Looking for a new direction for 2016? Opportunities available

The School of Computing has several opportunities open to people looking for a change of direction in their work or studies in the New Year. There are currently two roles available on the Canterbury campus. A Lecturer in Computing (applications … 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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Can voice recognition technology identify a masked jihadi?

The latest video of a masked Islamic State jihadist apparently speaking with a British accent led to him being tentatively identified as Muslim convert Siddhartha Dhar from East London. Voice recognition experts were reportedly working with UK intelligence services using voice analysis. … Continue reading

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Placement student praised in company magazine

Final year Business Information Technology student, Michael Ikeji, has been featured in Brakes people magazine as the first information services student intern. Michael worked in the food distribution company between his second and final year at university and quickly outgrew … Continue reading

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