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Honorary doctorate awarded to Simon Peyton Jones Computer scientist Professor Simon Peyton Jones has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Kent. Professor Peyton Jones is a British computer scientist who researches the implementation and applications of functional programming languages, particularly lazy functional programming. He received a Doctor of Science degree at Canterbury Cathedral on 13 July. He was awarded the degree after an oration by Professor Simon Thompson who cited...

24 July 2017

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Students awarded prizes for groundbreaking projects Students from the School of Computing were awarded prizes for outstanding achievements at their graduation ceremony at Rochester Cathedral. Project Prizes were awarded to Martins Irbe and Eunan Camilleri for the project Controlling a Drone with an EEG Headset and James Morrison for Nowcasting River Levels Using Artificial Neural Networks. The drone project created an application to allow a drone to be controlled by brain signals. The project s...

20 July 2017

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We're hiring - six talented people wanted at the School of Computing The School of Computing is looking for talented staff to add to its academic and administrative team. There are four roles that will form part of the student administration team: Exams and Assessment Coordinator Research Student Support Coordinator Student Support Officer Undergraduate Student Support Assistant There are also two positions available for Lecturers / Senior Lecturers. All roles have the closing date of 30 J...

20 July 2017

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RT @UniKentCyberSec: Congratulations on the new achievement of @hooklee75, who will join @UniKentComp and @UniKentCyberSec in this November…

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Prof Simon Peyton Jones receives honorary doc from @UniKent @thompson_si cited his research and work @CompAtSch https://t.co/O4KUvcP5hI

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RT @UniKentCompPO: Catching up with 3 generations of @UniKentComp placements students at @FiviumUK! #Boyband https://t.co/jpgAncNYFB

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Last Updated: 25/07/2017