Monthly Archives: March 2019

Research throws up vulnerability in alarms

RESEARCHERS have been able to exploit vulnerabilities in a number of car alarm systems enabling them to unlock doors and start the engine. Dr Budi Arief, from the School of Computing at the University of Kent is an expert on … Continue reading

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Future bank cards might “combine fingerprint scanning with fascial recognition”

Royal Bank of Scotland will launch on a pilot basis a biometric card that will allow customers to verify their purchases with their fingerprint. Head of Data Science Research Group at the University of Kent, Dr Palaniappan Ramaswamy, was interviewed … Continue reading

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Computing students reach final of start-up competition

Three students from the School of Computing have gone through to the final of the Business Start-up Journey (BSUJ) and will pitch their ideas at the Business Start-Up Journey showcase on Wednesday 20 March 2019. The BSUJ is an inspirational … Continue reading

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Students celebrate at Computing Showcase

Final year students from the School of Computing celebrated their final year projects at the School of Computing Showcase on Friday 15 March with several prizes sponsored by local companies and partners. The Innovation prize, sponsored by Kent Innovation and … Continue reading

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Join Us – 2 new Lectureships

The School of Computing is seeking to appoint 2 new Lecturers (Assistant Professors) in Cyber Security to support the growth plan of the Kent Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security (KirCCS). Applications are invited from candidates in any research area that … Continue reading

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David Chadwick takes part in I’m a Scientist get me out of here

Professor David Chadwick is taking part in I’m a Scientist, get me out of here! from 4-15 March, as part of British Science Week. I’m a Scientist is an online activity for school students to connect with scientists. It is … Continue reading

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Summer school opportunity for computing students

Students from the School of Computing can apply for free places on immersive summer schools in France. The three-week courses, which are taught in English, each explore a different theme in depth. The topics available this year are: AI and Robotics … Continue reading

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KirCCS researchers win two major awards at the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium 2019

Kent Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security (KirCCS) are pleased to announce that two of their  members, Dr Jason Nurse and Dr Orcun Cetin, have won  major awards at the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium 2019 (NDSS) which took … Continue reading

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School of Computing ‘Women in Computing’ lunch

On Tuesday 26 February, Jacqui Chetty, Student Success Manager at The School of Computing, hosted a “Women in Computing” lunch bringing 24 of its female students together. This event encouraged our female students to get-together over lunch, get to know … Continue reading

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