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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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All female team tackle plastic pollution at Athena Hack

A group of Masters students from the School of Computing attended Athena Hack, an all-women hackathon, in London from 13-14 April 2019. The hackathon was organised by ShowCode as an initiative to champion female technologists and focus their skills to … 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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School of Computing to support start-up with machine learning

With the support of Kent Innovation and Enterprise, Dr Fernando Otero and Dr Matteo Migliavacca from the School of Computing and London-based fintech start-up Youtility have been awarded funding to begin a 30 month Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP), to enhance … Continue reading

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Future bank cards might “combine fingerprint scanning with fascial recognition”

Royal Bank of Scotland will launch on a pilot basis a biometric card that will allow customers to verify their purchases with their fingerprint. Head of Data Science Research Group at the University of Kent, Dr Palaniappan Ramaswamy, was interviewed … Continue reading

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Computing students reach final of start-up competition

Three students from the School of Computing have gone through to the final of the Business Start-up Journey (BSUJ) and will pitch their ideas at the Business Start-Up Journey showcase on Wednesday 20 March 2019. The BSUJ is an inspirational … Continue reading

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Students celebrate at Computing Showcase

Final year students from the School of Computing celebrated their final year projects at the School of Computing Showcase on Friday 15 March with several prizes sponsored by local companies and partners. The Innovation prize, sponsored by Kent Innovation and … Continue reading

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Join Us – 2 new Lectureships

The School of Computing is seeking to appoint 2 new Lecturers (Assistant Professors) in Cyber Security to support the growth plan of the Kent Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security (KirCCS). Applications are invited from candidates in any research area that … Continue reading

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David Chadwick takes part in I’m a Scientist get me out of here

Professor David Chadwick is taking part in I’m a Scientist, get me out of here! from 4-15 March, as part of British Science Week. I’m a Scientist is an online activity for school students to connect with scientists. It is … Continue reading

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