Stories & news

Research stories & news from the Faculty of Computer Science

Research, Graduate, Big Data & Machine Learning
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
As the Institute for Big Data Analytics turns 5, we look back on the progress made and look ahead to the next five years, but also to discuss the future of big data and the opportunities and challenges we face as a society.
Faculty, Outreach, Students, Research
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
The average Canadian family is expected to spend $411 more on food in 2019 than in 2018, bringing the total cost of healthy food to $12,157 for the year, according to Canada’s Food Price Report 2019.
Research, Big Data & Machine Learning
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
A project led by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Cooke Seafood and Dalhousie is using sophisticated sensors to convert a mussel's distinctive behaviour when exposed to stressors into an early detector of toxic algae. This is one of the first projects DeepSense, hosted in the Faculty, will work on.
Undergraduate, Women in Tech, Students, Graduate, Research, Big Data & Machine Learning
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
From video games to ocean data, Computer Science grad Johna Latouf has been taking advantage of every opportunity she can to showcase her skills.
Research, Innovation, Big Data & Machine Learning
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
The Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government was on campus Monday to officially launch DeepSense, a unique research partnership between industry, academia and government that will help companies solve ocean-related data challenges.
Bioinformatics & Algorithms, Faculty, Research, Systems, Networks, Security, Big Data & Machine Learning
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Dr. Malcolm Heywood shares his insights with Sentient Technologies
Faculty, HCI, Visualization, Graphics, Research, Big Data & Machine Learning
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Dr. Fernando Paulovich solves day-to-day problems with Visualization and Machine Learning
Faculty, Students, Graduate, HCI, Visualization, Graphics, Outreach, International, Research
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
By developing an app-based video game, Dal Computer Science researchers are hoping to use fun, educational technology to help slow the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases in West Africa.
Faculty, Research, Awards
Monday, June 25, 2018
Dr. Raza Abidi is elected to join nine other members for the Digital Health Canada Board of Directors.
Alumni & Friends, News, Students, Graduate, Research
Friday, June 1, 2018
Putting health information in the hands of the public has guided Ali Daowd's journey from medical school in the Middle East to starting his PhD at Dalhousie.