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Widespread media coverage for Dr Budi Arief on WhatsApp flaw

Dr Arief, from the School of Computing, has been cited in over 250 publications including The Daily Mail, The Scotsman and This is Money since providing a comment about a major security flaw discovered in the popular messaging service WhatsApp. … Continue reading

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Cockapoo cuddles during revision

Monty the cockapoo will be returning to the Canterbury campus to offer hugs to students during the busy revision and exam period. Monty, who is a regular visitor to the School, will be in The Shed in Cornwallis quad on … Continue reading

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New social space open for undergraduates

A new common room has opened in time for students to relax and collaborate in during the exam term. The room, for the exclusive use of Computing undergraduates, will be open from 8.00-19.00 Monday to Friday. The common room on … Continue reading

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Consciousness, growing up in India and Pink Floyd: Nostalgia podcast with Srivas Chennu

Dr Chris Deacy, Reader in Theology and Religious Studies, speaks to Srivas Chennu from the School of Computing as part of his Nostalgia podcast series. In this insightful interview, Srivas talks about how we are today able to ask questions … Continue reading

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Honorary graduates announced for July ceremonies

Singer and songwriter Ellie Goulding is among thirteen people due to receive honorary degrees from the University of Kent in ceremonies at Canterbury and Rochester cathedrals during July. Graduating students from the School of Computing in Medway will see poet … Continue reading

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Expert Comment: Banning Huawei from UK 5G network build would never work

Professor of Cyber Security Shujun Li from the School of Computing says the government’s decision to approve the use of Huawei equipment in the construction of new 5G networks is to be welcomed. ‘As a cyber-security researcher, I welcome the … Continue reading

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David Chadwick reaches final of I’m a Scientist get me out of here!

Professor David Chadwick had the opportunity to prove himself as one of the most popular scientists in the UK in I’m a Scientist, get me out of here! The Professor of Information Systems Security from the School of Computing reached the final … Continue reading

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Pint of Science – Computer Science in your local

Dr Jason Nurse will be taking his knowledge of online privacy to the pub as part of the national Pint of Science series of events. He will be one of three speakers in the tech-themed event in The Good Intent … 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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Century of placement students for 6th year

For the 6th year in a row, over 100 students from the School of Computing have secured  an industrial placement for 2018/19. The School’s impressive record in helping to secure placements for its students is due to the support that … Continue reading

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