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Sonic attacks in China and Cuba: how sound can be a weapon

Professor Ian McLoughlin from the School of Computing Data Science Research Group has written an article for The Conversation on the possible cause of ‘sonic attacks’ in Cuba and China. The article has also been published in The Independent and on … Continue reading

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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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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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Student Success Lecturers join the School of Computing

The School of Computing is delighted to have appointed two new lecturers to join the team. Dr Sahar Al-Sudani, based at Medway and Dr Jacqui Chetty, based in Canterbury, will be active members of the Student Success Project, contributing to … 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 4 April 2018. The BSUJ is an inspirational … Continue reading

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New lecturer joins School of Computing

Dr Özgür Kafalı has joined the University of Kent as a lecturer in the School of Computing. Özgür is a member of the Cyber Security Research Group and is based at the Canterbury campus. Özgür Kafalı received his undergraduate, MS, and … Continue reading

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Alumna wins Tech Women 50 award

Computing with a Year in Industry Alumna, Charlotte Hutchinson, has been named one of the top 50 women in technology in We Are Tech Women‘s  TechWomen50 awards 2017, which celebrates emerging talent. Over 500 women were nominated for the awards … Continue reading

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Prizes awarded to outstanding Master’s students

Two Master’s students from the School of Computing have been awarded prizes for outstanding achievements on their degrees. Philip Adey, MSc Advanced Computer Science, won the prize for Outstanding Performance on the Programme with an overall mark of 87.7%. Lewis … Continue reading

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Student develops news aggregator website while on placement year

Natalie McLaren, a BSc Web Computing with a Year in Industry student, has launched a personalised newsfeed application that she developed with a colleague while on her placement year at digital marketing agency Cyber-duck. While working at Cyber-duck Natalie learnt … Continue reading

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