School of Computing

Janet Carter

Senior Lecturer / Director of Undergraduate Studies / Senior Tutor (Canterbury) / Chief Examiner UG

Photo of Janet Carter, if available
  • Room S104
    School of Computing
    University of Kent,
    CT2 7NF


My publications are available from the University of Kent's Academic Repository.

Research Interests

I belong to the following research groups:

My current research interests are based within Computer Science Education and are focused upon the student perspective: Organisational involvement: Conference organisation:
  • ITiCSE (Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education)
    • Database co-ordinator for ITiCSE 2018, Cyprus
    • Program chair for ITiCSE 2016, Arequipa, Peru
    • Conference chair for ITiCSE 2013, Canterbury
    • Working Group Coordinator for ITiCSE 2007, Dundee
    • Working Group Coordinator for ITiCSE 2005 , Lisbon
    • Poster chair for ITiCSE 2001, Canterbury
  • HE Academy
    • Member of Computing sub-committee for HEA STEM annual conferences 2012, 2013 and 2014
    • Co-chair HEA-ICS 10th Annual conference, August 2009
    • HE Academy-ICS annual 1-day conferences on the teaching of programming:
      • Programme chair for the second to the eleventh event 2001-2011
    • Conference chair for the 1-day Sharing Good Ideas in CS Teaching and Learning Conference, London, April 2011
    • Programme chair for the 1-day conference on the Assessment of Programming, Napier, September 2005
Invited talks:


I currently teach Foundations of Computing (maths by another name!) and a module called "Computing in the Classroom" which allows final year stduents the opportunity to share their knowledge with people from local schools.

Slides from the options talk on March 16th are available here.


  • Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Senior tutor (Canterbury)
  • Member of SARC
  • Safeguarding officer

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

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

Last Updated: 06/08/2020