March 2021

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March 2021

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
The 2021 virtual Snowball celebrated student success after what has been a different year for everyone
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Dr. Orji is the first faculty member from an institution in Atlantic Canada to receive the CS-Can|Info-Can Outstanding Early Career Researcher Award
William Young  –  Students, Undergraduate, Awards
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
To be a co-op student in 2020 required a greater degree of fortitude than usual. Get to know the six outstanding students who rose to the challenge, taking Top Co-op Students of the Year honours for their contributions.
Ryan McNutt  –  Faculty, Innovation, Students, Research
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Nova Scotia’s new premier Iain Rankin visited Dalhousie this week, touring the lab of Tesla Canada Research Chair Jeff Dahn and speaking about the province's recent investing in computer science education.
Stacey Pineau (with files from Becca Rawcliffe)  –  Research, Faculty, Graduate, Innovation, Big Data & Machine Learning
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Computer scientists with Dalhousie's DeepSense team are helping make marine environmental monitoring for tidal-energy projects easier, more reliable and more effective by creating custom applications for use by researchers and developers.
Ryan McNutt and Becca Rawcliffe  –  Research, Faculty, Awards, Innovation, Outreach, Students
Friday, March 19, 2021
The Faculty of Computer Science’s ability to help meet Nova Scotia’s growing tech-sector talent demand is receiving a next-level upgrade thanks to $13.M in new funding from the Province.
Allysha Porter  –  Women in Tech
Monday, March 8, 2021
Today marks International Women’s Day (IWD) 2021. We spoke to presidents of the Women in Engineering and Women in Technology student societies about their groups’ origins, why they are still needed today and what they’ll be celebrating this year.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, Faculty, Big Data & Machine Learning
Monday, March 8, 2021
Using AI to understand ocean trends, plotting breakthroughs in solar-energy storage, and slashing exposures to cancer-causing substances: Learn more about some of the exceptional Dal-led projects to receive funding this week from the Canada Foundation for Innovation.
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
New research from Dalhousie is using artificial intelligence to analyze the public emotions expressed through millions of tweets across the globe and identify trends that could make a significant impact in this area.