Kent article among first to be picked up by 'i' for new Conversation series

An article by Palaniappan Ramaswamy, Reader in Signal Analysis in the School of Computing, has been used by the 'i' newspaper for its new series covering 'the best science, environment and health coverage produced by The Conversation'.

Dr Ramaswamy’s article was published by The Conversation on 9 March. Entitled ‘Your brain is unique – here’s how it could be used as the ultimate security password‘, it has attracted more than 10,000 readers to date and has also been republished by Newsweek and The Daily Mail, among others. Read the i article by clicking here.

The University has now had 245 articles by 103 different authors published in The Conversation UK.

The total readership for these articles is 3,275,944 with more than 2200 comments from other contributors.

Corporate Communications has been a member (sponsor) of The Conversation UK since autumn 2015.

Launched in the UK in May 2013, The Conversation has rapidly become an important and popular independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public. It aims to allow for better understanding of current affairs and complex issues and hopefully allow for a better quality of public discourse and conversations.

The Conversation is a free resource: free to read and free to share or republish under Creative Commons licensing. To date, Kent articles have been reproduced by The Washington Post, CNN, The Independent, The Huffington Post, Le Monde, The Ecologist, Newsweek, The Daily Mail, NZ Herald, France 24, Scientific American, American Council on Science and Health, New Boston Post, World Economic Forum, International Policy Digest, US Science News and The Hindu, among others.

Academic colleagues and PhD students who would like to learn more about The Conversation, or engaging with the media in general, should contact the University’s Press Office.