A total of 54 Dalhousie University researchers, 9 from Computer Science, have been announced as recipients of over $2 million in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) through its Discovery Grants and Research Tools and Instruments Grants Programs.
An international study led by a Dalhousie Computer Science researcher has revealed the impacts of COVID-19 on those working in software professional roles — include its effects on well-being and prosperity.
Systems, Networks, Security, Research, Faculty, Big Data & Machine Learning
Thursday, April 30, 2020
New smartphone apps being developed could help track and trace where people with the virus have been and alert others who might be at risk of coming into contact with it. But Stan Matwin, director of Dal's Institute for Big Data Analytics, says decision-makers must grapple with how to make these programs both effective and respectful of people’s privacy.
Computer Science researchers are using algorithms and machine learning to listen for the distinct calls of one of the world’s most endangered animals in a bid to identify where they are and shield them from one of their greatest threats.
Research, Women in Tech, Systems, Network, Security, Faculty, Research
Thursday, April 2, 2020
As most of us find ourselves in new work environments, we are looking to technology to keep connected and productive. With the rise of video conferencing, researcher Nur Zincir-Heywood shares some tips for protecting yourself and your meetings when using applications such as Zoom
Research, Systems, Networks, Security, Faculty, Women in Tech
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Popular social media quizzes, like the ones that pop up in Facebook feeds, may look harmless and fun — but taking them can leave you vulnerable to identity theft or fraud, according to researcher and CBC Information Morning tech columnist Nur Zincir-Heywood.