Category Archives: research

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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DeepMind: can we ever trust a machine to diagnose cancer?

Shutterstock Srivas Chennu, University of Kent DeepMind has recently announced a fresh collaborative partnership with the UK’s health service, with plans for the artificial intelligence firm to develop machine learning technology to research breast cancer. DeepMind, a Google subsidiary, is … Continue reading

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New Head of Cyber Security joins School

Shujun Li has joined the University of Kent as a Professor of Cyber Security in the School of Computing. Shujun will head up the School’s Security Research Group and the university-wide Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security. Shujun has a … Continue reading

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Join the School of Computing – four vacancies

Are you looking for a new challenge? The School of Computing is looking for four talented individuals to fill full-time posts in administration, research and lecturing. Student Experience Manager (STM08390) Closing date 29 October 2017 Do you have substantial experience … Continue reading

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New Lecturer Joins School of Computing

Congratulations to our newest member of staff, Stefan Marr, who arrived at Canterbury Cathedral on Sunday 24 September after cycling for 12 days from Linz in Austria to Canterbury, to take up his new role as lecturer in the School … Continue reading

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