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Raising awareness through art, dance and culture

Hasmeet Singh Chandok, MCS student, receives the Governor's Award


Hack attack: ShiftKey Labs and IBM partner on open data competition

The challenge: develop applications using information from the Government of Nova Scotia's Open Data Portal


New Master of Applied Computer Science Program

A graduate degree combining deep systems knowledge, industry readiness & entrepreneurship.


A Computer Game for a Cause

Informatics students develop a game designed to serve as an interactive training tool for the Romeo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative.


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FCS News

  • Another Successful NACLO
    April 27, 2016 12:00 PM
    The North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad (NACLO) is an annual competition for junior high and high school students in Canada and the United States. This year 22 students came to Dalhousie Faculty of Computer Science to compete.
  • Trackathon: CompSci students visualize OTN animal tracking data
    April 5, 2016 12:00 PM
    Seven teams of students explored marine animal tracking and glider data from several different OTN Canadian and international tracking studies.
  • Raising awareness through art, dance and culture
    March 24, 2016 12:00 PM
    At Thursday night's Dalhousie IMPACT Awards, the first student from Faculty of Computer Science - Hasmeet Singh Chandok - receives the top award for exceptional contributions or leadership in student life.
  • Dal CSS Game Jam Recap
    March 22, 2016 12:00 PM
    On March 19 & 20, Dalhousie's Computer Science Society hosted their second-ever Game Jam in ShiftKey Labs. Around 20 students came together for the weekend to make games around the theme "Mythology" - some students were experts in game development, and some had never worked on games before!
  • Hack Attack: Dal‑Hosted ShiftKeyLabs and IBM Partner on Open Data Competition
    March 17, 2016 12:00 PM
    ShiftKey Labs, the Dal-hosted information communications technology sandbox, teamed up with the global technology company to host a “hackathon” event for students. Their challenge: develop applications using information from the Government of Nova Scotia’s Open Data Portal.
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