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Our mission is to advance research and knowledge and prepare graduates to be leaders in the development and application of information technologies. Find out more about the Faculty of Computer Science.

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The Faculty of Computer Science at Dalhousie University is the premier academic research institution in Information and Communications Technology in Nova Scotia. Learn more about our research.

FCS News

  • The tenets of teaching
    June 22, 2017 12:00 PM
    This week, Dal hosts Canada's national conference for the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. We connected with Computer Science prof Srini Sampalli — 3M Teaching Fellow and vice-president of the Canadian chapter of the International Federation of National Teaching Fellows — to discuss what goes into great teaching.
  • Computer Science prof recognized as a digital diversity leader
    June 19, 2017 12:00 PM
    Nur Zincir-Heywood receives the the 2017 Women Leaders in the Digital Economy Award from Digital Nova Scotia, which recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to Nova Scotia’s ICT sector while actively championing women in the field.
  • Computer Science student hacks the beach
    June 14, 2017 12:00 PM
    PhD student Trishla Shah has taken her expertise around the world: as the the only student outside of Germany to be named a finalist in the Berlin-based “Hack the Beach” competition, she earned the opportunity to attend a month-long "Hackathon" in India.
  • CS students develop winning solution to support dementia sufferers
    June 8, 2017 12:00 PM
    A team of Computer Science students took home first place at the Nova Scotia Sandboxes “Introduction to Innovation” Bootcamp for their tech-based solution to support individuals suffering from dementia.
  • Spritely app connects newcomers and tourists with local knowledge
    June 5, 2017 12:00 PM
    ShiftKey Labs-based, Spritely, a new mobile app and web platform that connects newcomers with city experts, is the brainchild of Dal alumni Akram Al-Otumi (BComm’12) and Suhaib Qaiser (MASc’10), entrepreneurs who know first-hand the challenges of moving to a foreign city and connecting with local experts.
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