Category Archives: international

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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Visit from Vietnamese bank BCS/BIDV

The School of Computing was honoured to receive the CEO, Head of Research and six other visitors from BCS/BIDV bank (Vietnam) on Friday 14 September 2018, and also the CEO of WealthObjects Ltd to discuss potential collaborations in the areas … Continue reading

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Computing makes international impact

Over the past year, the School of Computing has continued to have a global reach in its research, student recruitment and engagement activities, showcasing the truly international impact of the School. Raising our profile through research The government-run Research Excellence Framework … Continue reading

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Computing Student wins Sciences Postgraduate Research Prize

Computer Science PhD student, Farhana Liza, has been selected as the Sciences Postgraduate Research Prize Winner for 2018. Farhana has won £500, which can be used for costs related to her research. The prize was presented formally at the Postgraduate … Continue reading

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Kent’s brain interface chosen to showcase UK research to China

Brain research within the School of Computing is being used to showcase UK research internationally. The University of Kent is one of six UK universities which will feature in a video and series of features which the British Council will … Continue reading

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Computer Science student to compete in global competition

Masters student Sybil Mayard, from the School of Computing, has won this year’s University of Kent Big Ideas Competition with her business idea “Codable”. Each year the University selects a student, or team of students, to compete in the Global … 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: Artificial intelligence and … Continue reading

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Information retrieval and web search expert joins School of Computing

The School of Computing has added to its talented staff with the appointment of Shoaib Jameel, a Lecturer based at the Medway Campus. As well as teaching on the Computing programmes, Shoaib will be an active member of the Data Science Group, continuing … 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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Explainer: how the latest earphones translate languages

Shutterstock Ian McLoughlin, University of Kent In the Hitchhiker’s Guide to The Galaxy, Douglas Adams’s seminal 1978 BBC broadcast (then book, feature film and now cultural icon), one of the many technology predictions was the Babel Fish. This tiny yellow … Continue reading

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