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PhD students to attend Google summit in Munich

Three PhD students from the School of Computing have been accepted to attend Google’s 6th Compiler and Programming Language Summit. Hrutvik Kanabar, Joanna Sharrad and Nicolas Dilley will attend the summit in Munich, Germany from 3-5 December 2018. At the … Continue reading

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Dr Fernando Otero to help develop next generation of social planning tools

Dr Fernando Otero is to lead a group of academics working on a new project to develop the next generation of social planning tools. This exciting 30 month project with PlanSnap has been awarded funding through the Knowledge Transfer Partnership … Continue reading

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Improve your skills with a Year in Computing

Many students are keen to learn the tech skills that will make them stand out to a graduate employer, or simply want to learn more about computing for their own interests. The School of Computing offers a ‘Year in Computing‘ for … Continue reading

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PhD student wins 2nd prize at London Hopper Colloquium

PhD student, Joanna Sharrad, recently won 2nd place in the Research Spotlight Competition at the British Computing Society’s London Hopper Colloquium, and was presented with a certificate and £100. The Research Spotlight competition focuses on women research masters students and … 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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Funded PhD studentship in Human-Machine Teaming in Cyber Security

The School of Computing is currently inviting applications for a three-year PhD scholarship in Human-machine teaming for supporting human decision making to enhance security of cyber-physical systems. We invite applications for a three year, funded PhD studentship from UK or … Continue reading

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Promotion to Professor for Peter Rodgers

Congratulations to Peter Rodgers who has been promoted to Professor in the School of Computing with effect from 1 October 2018. Peter researches information visualization. This involves the automatic generation of diagrams that represent complex interactions. In particular, Euler Diagrams … Continue reading

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KirCCS Public Engagement Event in Cyber Security

Kent Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security (KirCCS) at the University of Kent, representing the University of Kent as a UK government recognised ACE-CSR (Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research), will host its first Public Engagement Event in … Continue reading

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Students win Innovation and Bright Idea award while on placement

Two students from the School of Computing at Medway have won an award while on placement at Medway Council. Direna Rugnato and Devesh Patel, Computing with a Year in Industry BSc students, were part of a team who won the … Continue reading

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Sally Fincher nominated for Suffrage Science award

Professor Sally Fincher was chosen as one of the winners of the biennial Suffrage Science Awards for Mathematics and Computing. The awards took place on Monday 8 October 2018, with 11 scientists from across the UK honoured at the event, … Continue reading

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