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Research stories & news from the Faculty of Computer Science

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Early adopters? Not so much. In Atlantic Canada, many small farms and agricultural producers can't afford to implement the latest tech solutions, but a new Dal-linked initiative seeks to offer a path forward.
Research, Faculty, HCI, Visualization, Graphics, Women in Tech
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Rina Wehbe, a computer scientist with academic roots in psychology, created Above Water to help shatter the stigma around mental health disorders and encourage people to set actionable strategies to achieve personal goals.
Research, Faculty, Graduate, Big Data & Machine Learning, Students
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
The Wellbeing Mapping Tool, developed by Dalhousie researchers in collaboration with non-profit organization Engage Nova Scotia, provides a simple and interactive way for for anyone to identify trends and insights into quality of life across the province.
Research, Faculty, Innovation, HCI, Visualization, Graphics, Women in Tech
Thursday, June 9, 2022
Rita Orji's Persuasive Computing Lab is one of 17 Canadian research labs to receive funding from Meta, the company that owns Facebook and Instagram, to further unlock the power of social technologies.
Research, Faculty, Big Data & Machine Learning
Friday, June 3, 2022
Confusion, word-finding difficulties, memory lapses, dizziness, an inability to focus: a growing cohort of COVID-19 survivors find themselves burdened by a strange array of cognitive impairments, and Dal researchers are looking to shed some light on the phenomenon.
Research, Faculty, Awards, HCI, Visualization, Graphics, Women in Tech
Friday, April 22, 2022
As technology reshapes the way people approach animation and digital art, Dal’s Mayra Donaji Barrera Machuca is winning accolades for her research into how to make sketching in virtual-reality environments more user-friendly.
Here We Code, Outreach, Alumni & Friends, Research, Bioinformatics & Algorithms, Faculty, Big Data & Machine Learning
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
The April 12 Open Dialogue Live event “Data and its Impact on Health” will examine how data from the COVID-19 pandemic can be used to influence public policy and potentially mitigate risks should another pandemic occur.
Research, Faculty, Awards, Big Data & Machine Learning
Monday, April 4, 2022
Going boldly: Five Dal scholars receive $1.1 million to move in ambitious new research directions
Research, Faculty, Awards, HCI, Visualization, Graphics, Women in Tech
Friday, March 4, 2022
Rita Orji, Canada Research Chair in Persuasive Technology and an associate professor in the Faculty of Computer Science, is one of 39 new Global Young Academy members — and one of only two new members from a Canadian institution this year.
Research, Graduate, Awards, HCI, Visualization, Graphics, Students
Wednesday, March 2, 2022
The 2022 cohort of the OpenThink Initiative consists of 15 PhD students from across Dalhousie with varying research interests and an enthusiasm for sharing their ideas with the public.