Category Archives: research

Think Kent video on the future of quantum computing

As part of the University of Kent Think Kent series – a collection of YouTube videos celebrating research with international impact at the University – Dr Carlos A. Perez-Delgado explores the future of quantum computing. Google, Intel, IBM and NEC … 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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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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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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Sonic attacks in China and Cuba: how sound can be a weapon

Professor Ian McLoughlin from the School of Computing Data Science Research Group has written an article for The Conversation on the possible cause of ‘sonic attacks’ in Cuba and China. The article has also been published in The Independent and on … Continue reading

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Best Paper Award for Professor Frank Wang

Congratulations to Professor Frank Wang whose paper “Memory deduplication: an effective approach to improve the memory system” has just received the Best Paper Award of all papers published in the Journal of Information Science and Engineering in 2017. The Journal of Information Science … Continue reading

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Research opportunities at the School of Computing

Talented researchers are being urged to apply for PhD and research associate positions in the School of Computing at Kent. The School is a welcoming and supportive environment that has been recognised with a Bronze Athena SWAN award. We are a … Continue reading

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Research shows how ‘navigational hazards’ in metro maps confuse travellers

Some features in metro maps cause passengers to make substantial mistakes in journey planning, but it may be possible to detect and rectify these with automated software, research being conducted at the University has indicated. Peter B. Lloyd, a PhD … 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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Kent to lead on £1.4m Government research project on protecting leisure travellers’ data

The University of Kent will lead one of 11 new government research projects, addressing challenges about “Trust, Identity, Privacy and Security in the Digital Economy”. “PRIvacy-aware personal data management and Value Enhancement for Leisure Travellers (PriVELT)”, will be coordinated by … Continue reading

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