A COMPUTER science student’s research which makes sense of useful information among the internet’s mountain of ‘meaningless’ data has led to a global engineering award.

Julius Onyancha, who is doing a PhD at the University of Sunderland, has won The Best Student Paper Award at this year’s International Conference of Data Mining and Knowledge Engineering in London.

The Kenyan-born academic impressed judges with his paper: Learning from Noise Web Data.

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