Category Archives: international

Bronze Award for School of Computing blog

The International Impact Award scheme has awarded The School of Computing a Bronze award for creating an internationally-focused blog. The scheme, set up in 2016,  seeks to recognise, promote and reward internationalisation-related activity and achievements within schools and departments at … Continue reading

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Athena Swan Bronze award

The School of Computing is delighted to announce it has been awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze Award for its gender equality work. The Athena Swan Charter is designed to encourage and recognise commitment to advancing the careers of women in science, … Continue reading

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Kent computing expert featured in children’s book on amazing careers

A children’s book aimed at explaining what sorts of careers are available to them in the future includes an interview with Dr Jason Nurse from the School of Computing. Dr Nurse is featured in the book called Fantastic jobs and how … Continue reading

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Chinese Embassy visit to School of Computing

On Friday 28th September, Minister Counsellor Yongli Wang from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China visited the University of Kent. During a meeting concentrating on research he was greeted by Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research & Innovation Professor Philippe … 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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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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