School of Computing


Was Neil Armstrong misquoted? Study suggests his accent could've been to blame This article by Professor Ian McLoughlin was first published in The Conversation. It's one of the most famous quotes of all time. "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," were the first words NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong uttered when he set foot on the moon at 02.56 GMT on July 21 1969. Or were they? Armstrong himself has always insisted he said "one small step fo...

8 September 2016

An Article Image
Cyber Security - darknet use higher in 18-24 year olds A survey at Kent has revealed that 5% of British adults have browsed the darknet, with 1% acknowledging they have bought items from it. The survey by the by the Cyber Security Centre found that the percentage who bought items is much higher for 18-24 year olds at 14%. The survey, now in its third year, also revealed that: At least 4% of British adults have been victims of ransomware, where their computer has had malware installed, which encrypts t...

6 September 2016

An Article Image
School's Silver Award for Going Global The School of Computing has been awarded Silver in the inaugural University International Impact Award scheme. The award is a new venture which recognises and rewards international achievements within schools and departments at Kent. The scheme has been devised to share key areas of good practice across the institution, which have had international impact over the last 18-month period. The School was ranked on five different criteria and was one of only eigh...

28 July 2016

An Article Image
More news
back to top

Upcoming events

More events
back to top

Our first cohort of Year in Computing students ambushed by a photoshoot in their first lecture #HelloKent #YinCo…

Posted 1 day ago

Please vote for @UniKentComp @UniKentAlumni Gaj and his pitch to make psychological support more accessible. Thanks!

Posted 5 days ago

Canterbury-based students - on Thurs you can sign up to Tinker Soc, Computing & Gaming societies(or something that…

Posted 7 days ago

back to top

School of Computing, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NF

Enquiries: +44 (0)1227 824180 or contact us.

Last Updated: 21/09/2016