Marie Curie Alumni Association at the EuroScience Open Forum 2018

Two of our early stage researchers, Barbara and Anas, attended the Marie Curie Alumni Association event at the EuroScience Open Forum in Toulouse. The event was “Making our ambition a reality under Horizon Europe”. Marie Curie Actions offer a wealth of events that are free for fellows to attend. It is worthwhile joining as an alumni member Read More …

Engaging with the public about your research

This weekend scientists from the University of Kent will be speaking about their research to the general public at the Soapbox Science event in Canterbury. Check it out here: https://goo.gl/egN8qU and follow on Twitter with @SoapboxScience. What is so important about events like this, is that it brings research and the public together. Engaging with the Read More …

Richard Guest speaks on Biometrics in Business Life article

Richard Guest participated in a discussion on mobile biometrics and privacy issues in the Business Life online article, get a look here: https://goo.gl/yP5je2. Dr Richard Guest, a lecturer in biometric engineering at the University of Kent, heads the EU’s AMBER project, which is looking at the use of biometrics on mobile devices. He explains that there Read More …

Taking part in research on AMBER

Today I took part in the second session for the data collection on Elakkiya Ellavarason’s  research project Usability Performance Assessment of Mobile Touch-Screen Behavioural Biometrics. The study is to understand the interaction of the user with the touchscreen of a mobile device under various environmental conditions (indoors and outdoors) and body movements. I was using a device Read More …

Attending the MCAA UK Chapter 2018 General Assembly

On the weekend I (Annie Maingard, Project Manager for AMBER) attended the Marie Curie Association Alumni UK Chapter general assembly. It was an extremely well put together day with sessions from some inspirational speakers, and topics which covered areas of research that often get neglected. The schedule for the day was packed with subjects from Read More …

AMBER will be at the GDPR & Biometrics Seminar

On 17th April the Biometrics Institute is holding a half-day seminar on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Biometrics. This is prior to the ID@Borders Conference which is happening the next day. The seminar will include a range of talks and discussions on the implications of GDPR which is coming into force on the 25th Read More …