Monthly Archives: October 2018

PhD student wins 2nd prize at London Hopper Colloquium

PhD student, Joanna Sharrad, recently won 2nd place in the Research Spotlight Competition at the British Computing Society’s London Hopper Colloquium, and was presented with a certificate and £100. The Research Spotlight competition focuses on women research masters students and … Continue reading

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Athena Swan Bronze award

The School of Computing is delighted to announce it has been awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze Award for its gender equality work. The Athena Swan Charter is designed to encourage and recognise commitment to advancing the careers of women in science, … Continue reading

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Funded PhD studentship in Human-Machine Teaming in Cyber Security

The School of Computing is currently inviting applications for a three-year PhD scholarship in Human-machine teaming for supporting human decision making to enhance security of cyber-physical systems. We invite applications for a three year, funded PhD studentship from UK or … Continue reading

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Promotion to Professor for Peter Rodgers

Congratulations to Peter Rodgers who has been promoted to Professor in the School of Computing with effect from 1 October 2018. Peter researches information visualization. This involves the automatic generation of diagrams that represent complex interactions. In particular, Euler Diagrams … Continue reading

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Kent computing expert featured in children’s book on amazing careers

A children’s book aimed at explaining what sorts of careers are available to them in the future includes an interview with Dr Jason Nurse from the School of Computing. Dr Nurse is featured in the book called Fantastic jobs and how … Continue reading

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KirCCS Public Engagement Event in Cyber Security

Kent Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security (KirCCS) at the University of Kent, representing the University of Kent as a UK government recognised ACE-CSR (Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research), will host its first Public Engagement Event in … Continue reading

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Students win Innovation and Bright Idea award while on placement

Two students from the School of Computing at Medway have won an award while on placement at Medway Council. Direna Rugnato and Devesh Patel, Computing with a Year in Industry BSc students, were part of a team who won the … Continue reading

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Sally Fincher nominated for Suffrage Science award

Professor Sally Fincher was chosen as one of the winners of the biennial Suffrage Science Awards for Mathematics and Computing. The awards took place on Monday 8 October 2018, with 11 scientists from across the UK honoured at the event, … Continue reading

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Chinese Embassy visit to School of Computing

On Friday 28th September, Minister Counsellor Yongli Wang from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China visited the University of Kent. During a meeting concentrating on research he was greeted by Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research & Innovation Professor Philippe … Continue reading

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Promotion success for Radu Grigore

Congratulations to Dr Radu Grigore who has been promoted to Senior Lecturer with effect from 1 October 2018. Radu has been a lecturer in the School of Computing since 2016 and teaches on the undergraduate and Master’s programmes at the … Continue reading

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