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  • Using technology to empower women's safety
    July 10, 2017 12:00 PM
    Dal Computer Science students and faculty are part of a team of interdisciplinary experts in privacy, security and personal safety taking part in a global competition focused on technology for women's safety.
  • Computer Science prof to represent Atlantic Canada at a national level
    July 5, 2017 12:00 PM
    Dr. Stan Matwin has been elected to the Board of Directors of CS-Can/Info-Can, where he will contribute his diverse experience to help grow computer science in the region and across the country.
  • Dance Master
    June 26, 2017 12:00 PM
    Computer Science student Hasmeet Singh Chandok, captures the world's attention with the Maritime Bhangra Group
  • 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.