Monthly Archives: May 2018

New lecturer joins School of Computing

Dr Tomas Petricek has joined the University of Kent as a lecturer in the School of Computing. Tomas is a member of the Programming Languages and Systems Research group and is based at the Canterbury campus. Tomas studied for his … Continue reading

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Best Paper Award for Professor Frank Wang

Congratulations to Professor Frank Wang whose paper “Memory deduplication: an effective approach to improve the memory system” has just received the Best Paper Award of all papers published in the Journal of Information Science and Engineering in 2017. The Journal of Information Science … Continue reading

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Peer recognition for placement student

Hubert Dziedziczak, a Computer Science (Networks) with a Year in Industry student, won the Employee of the Quarter award while on placement at the Wates Group. The award formally recognises individuals who perform tasks far beyond their job descriptions in … Continue reading

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Expert comment: Artificial intelligence a vital tool in fight against cancer

Professor Ian McLoughlin from the School of Computing Data Science Research Group says Theresa May is right to identify AI as having a key role in the battle against cancer. ‘AI has the potential to improve almost every aspect of … Continue reading

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Meet Monty – the exam de-stress dog

If you are missing your pets, or would like to spend some time in the company of a friendly dog, then come and meet Monty. On Friday 25 May, staff and students from the School of Computing have the opportunity to relax with … Continue reading

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Research opportunities at the School of Computing

Talented researchers are being urged to apply for PhD and research associate positions in the School of Computing at Kent. The School is a welcoming and supportive environment that has been recognised with a Bronze Athena SWAN award. We are a … Continue reading

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Employee award for placement student

Jordan Norris, a Computer Science with a Year in Industry student, has won an employee award for exceptional contribution during his industrial placement. Jordan is working at Zest The Agency as part of his degree and was given the quarterly … Continue reading

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Research shows how ‘navigational hazards’ in metro maps confuse travellers

Some features in metro maps cause passengers to make substantial mistakes in journey planning, but it may be possible to detect and rectify these with automated software, research being conducted at the University has indicated. Peter B. Lloyd, a PhD … Continue reading

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Kent’s brain interface chosen to showcase UK research to China

Brain research within the School of Computing is being used to showcase UK research internationally. The University of Kent is one of six UK universities which will feature in a video and series of features which the British Council will … Continue reading

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Kent to lead on £1.4m Government research project on protecting leisure travellers’ data

The University of Kent will lead one of 11 new government research projects, addressing challenges about “Trust, Identity, Privacy and Security in the Digital Economy”. “PRIvacy-aware personal data management and Value Enhancement for Leisure Travellers (PriVELT)”, will be coordinated by … Continue reading

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