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SPS awarded Bronze for Athena SWAN
26 June 2015
SPS is one of five University of Kent science schools to be awarded for our work in gender equality and supporting women's career advancements in science. Other winners were Biosciences, Engineering and Digital Arts, Computing and Pharmacy. Awards are given only after an comprehensive and exhaustive review of current practices, expanding activities and future plans. In SPS the Athena SWAN team held 'Unconscious Bias' workshops...
SPS Sponsors KM Teacher of Year Awards 2015
27 May 2015
The county’s best educators, school volunteers and support staff were celebrated at the 12th annual Kent Teacher of the Year Awards, held at Leeds Castle, Maidstone, on the 19th May. More than 400 nominations were submitted for categories including primary, secondary and newly qualified teacher, as well as a team award and subject specific awards. 56 finalists attended the awards dinner held at the castle, where ...
Kent researchers awarded major EPSRC grant: Improving cyber security using realistic synthetic face generation.
18 May 2015
The grant application outlines a novel programme of research that questions the uniqueness of facial identity and investigates the use of computer generated face imagery in the area of cyber security. Read more.
Celebrating the career of Professor David Jackson
18 May 2015
In the University’s 50th anniversary year, former academic staff members, research associates and PhD students of Professor Emeritus David Jackson FInstP, FOSA, who are now leading research programmes in industry and at prestigious universities around the world, are gathering in Canterbury on the University of Kent campus on 21 and 22 May 2015 to take part in an exciting two-day event with talks about the history and current development of optica...
8 May 2015
The School of Physical Scientists hosted students from 12 different schools in Kent for the Salters' Festival of Chemistry on Tuesday 5th May. Each school sent a team of four 11-13 year olds to take part in a fun day of interactive and competitive chemistry. In the morning the teams faced the Salters’ Challenge named “Trouble at the Salt Mine!” in which the students used their analytical chemistry skills to test mock evidence from a crime ...