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Year In Computing Kickstart Lunch

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 Year in Computing gives Kent students from any … Continue reading

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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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New lecturer joins School of Computing

Dr Tomas Petricek has joined the University of Kent as a lecturer in the School of Computing. Tomas is a member of the Programming Languages and Systems Research group and is based at the Canterbury campus. Tomas studied for his … Continue reading

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Kent launches free online course in Erlang

Today Kent launched the pilot K-MOOC (Kent massive open online course) in Functional Programming in Erlang (a programming language) with over 500 participants. The K-MOOC is a joint project led by Professor Simon Thompson from the School of Computing, Mark O’Connor, a Distance Learning … Continue reading

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Jan Vitek becomes Honorary Professor

Jan Vitek (Northeastern University, formerly Purdue University) has been appointed as an Honorary Professor at the University of Kent starting from November 2014 until October 2019. The title of Honorary Professor is conferred upon distinguished individuals from related fields of academic research. … Continue reading

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Year 11 students get a taste of computing

A group of 37 year 11 students were given a taste of computer programming as part of their residential five day Summer School. The students from the University’s 18 Partner and KMPF (Kent and Medway Progression Federation) schools across Kent and Medway have … Continue reading

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