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Above and Beyond Award for Kwai Yoke McLoughlin

Computing Support Lecturer Kwai Yoke McLoughlin has received not just one but two Above and Beyond Awards in May 2019 for providing good teaching, additional support to students and ongoing encouragement throughout the year. Students felt that she had gone … Continue reading

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Kent researchers involved in project to make chatbots more trustworthy

Dr Jason Nurse from the School of Computing is involved in a new project led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) designed to make chatbots more trustworthy. From banking and insurance to shopping these human-like computer programmes are becoming … Continue reading

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All female team tackle plastic pollution at Athena Hack

A group of Masters students from the School of Computing attended Athena Hack, an all-women hackathon, in London from 13-14 April 2019. The hackathon was organised by ShowCode as an initiative to champion female technologists and focus their skills to … Continue reading

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School of Computing to support start-up with machine learning

With the support of Kent Innovation and Enterprise, Dr Fernando Otero and Dr Matteo Migliavacca from the School of Computing and London-based fintech start-up Youtility have been awarded funding to begin a 30 month Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP), to enhance … 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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New Phd Scholarships available in the School of Computing

The School of Computing is delighted to offer a range of PhD scholarships for entry in September 2019. You can apply for a degree in any topic that falls within our range of expertise in the areas of: Computational Intelligence … Continue reading

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