School of Computing

 

Research

The School of Computing was ranked highly in the recent government run Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise.
Our research intensity was ranked 12th out of 89, with superb impact – 100% of our research impact ranked world leading or internationally excellent.

Head of School, Professor Richard Jones said “We are delighted that the quality of the School’s research was recognised in the very successful REF results. We rank in the top quartile of 89 Computing departments across the country, coming 22nd for Research Power and 12th for Research Intensity. Our impact was particularly impressive, with 100% of the submission being rated 4* or 3*. The depth of research in the School is evident as we submitted nearly all eligible academic staff.”

Research at Kent

What do we do at Kent?

PhD and research degrees

School Seminars

Working with us

Groups and Inter-disciplinary

Programming Languages and Systems Research Group

Computational Intelligence Research Group

Cyber Security Group

Computing Education Research Group

Data Science Research Group

Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security

Upcoming events

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News

Join Us - 2 new Lectureships The School of Computing is seeking to appoint 2 new Lecturers (Assistant Professors) in Cyber Security to support the growth plan of the Kent Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security (KirCCS). Applications are invited from candidates in any research area that can complement or enhance the existing research strengths of the KirCCS and the Cyber Security research group at the School of Computing, especially in the socio-technical security theme. Successful candidates will be mad...

18 March 2019

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KirCCS researchers win two major awards at the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium 2019 Kent Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security (KirCCS) are pleased to announce that two of their  members, Dr Jason Nurse and Dr Orcun Cetin, have won  major awards at the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium 2019 (NDSS) which took place in San Diego last February. NDSS, one of the “Big 4” conferences in the cyber security field,  fosters ...

5 March 2019

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New Phd Scholarships available in the School of Computing The School of Computing is delighted to offer a range of PhD scholarships for entry in September 2019. You can apply for a degree in any topic that falls within our range of expertise in the areas of: Computational Intelligence Computing Education  Data Science Programming Languages and Systems Cyber Security The scholarships provide a bursary of £15,009 plus fees at the home/EU rate at £4,327, for entry in September 2019. Scholarships ...

25 February 2019

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Congratulations to another great alumnus. https://t.co/JrPFbne9Ac

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Three students from the School of Computing have gone through to the final of the Business Start-up Journey (BSUJ)… https://t.co/0H99bOBGJd

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Congratulations to all our final year students who presented posters at the School of Computing Showcase on Friday,… https://t.co/LHxQ7ytDWp

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

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Last Updated: 09/03/2018