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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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Fortnite is setting a dangerous security trend

Shutterstock Jason Nurse, University of Kent Cybercriminals have just been given yet another route to get malicious software (malware) onto your personal mobile devices. The hugely popular video game Fortnite has become one of the first major apps to bypass … Continue reading

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Seeing red – new research aims to reduce impacts

The aim of most research is to achieve impact, but a new research project in the School of Computing aims for the opposite – to reduce impacts. Palaniappan Ramaswamy, Ian McLoughlin and Howard Bowman have been given an award of £195k from … Continue reading

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Kent recognised by government as a centre of cyber security research excellence

The University of Kent has achieved accreditation from the government as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research (ACE-CSR).                                 The announcement, made by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, comes in recognition of Kent’s first-rate research in … Continue reading

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School bids farewell to Angela Doe

The School of Computing’s Administration Manager, Angela Doe, has retired from the School after 13 years in post. Colleagues from around the University gathered to say their goodbyes and to thank Angela for her professional and personal support. Head of … Continue reading

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New programming expert joins School of Computing

The School of Computing welcomes new lecturer Dr Stephen Kell. Stephen joins the School from the Department of Computer Science and Technology at the University of Cambridge. He has also worked at Oracle Labs, the University of Lugano, and the University … Continue reading

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Promotion for Dr Anna Jordanous

Congratulations to Dr Anna Jordanous who has been promoted to Senior Lecturer with effect from 1 August 2018. Anna has been a lecturer in the School of Computing since 2014 and teaches on the undergraduate programmes at Medway and Master’s … Continue reading

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Prize winners celebrate at Medway graduation

Students from the School of Computing were awarded prizes for outstanding achievements at their graduation ceremony at Rochester Cathedral on Tuesday 10 July. The Computer Science Project Prize, a prize awarded for the best final year Computing Project, was won … Continue reading

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New Lecturer joins Kent’s Cyber Security team

Dr Jason R C Nurse has joined the University of Kent as a Lecturer in Cyber Security in the School of Computing. Jason is a member of the Cyber Security Research Group and is based at the Canterbury campus. Jason … Continue reading

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