Stories & news

Research stories & news from the Faculty of Computer Science

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.
Research, Innovation, Big Data & Machine Learning
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Jennifer LaPlante is ready to help Atlantic Canada's ocean sector succeed through the power of data as the new executive director of the Dal-hosted innovation environment DeepSense.
Research, Faculty, Big Data & Machine Learning
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Six scholars from Dalhousie are among the newest Canada Research Chairs recently announced, pushing world-leading research forward in pathogens, risk management, healthy aging, ocean analytics and more.
Research, Faculty, Awards, Big Data & Machine Learning
Friday, June 7, 2019
Computer Science faculty member Stan Matwin has been awarded with the 2019 Canadian Artificial Intelligence Association (CAIAC) Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing his outstanding contributions in pushing forward our understanding of AI.
Research, Faculty
Friday, April 12, 2019
An unlikely background in the arts and a chance conversation led Andrew Rau-Chaplin to a future in computing. Now, he's putting his rich academic career and industry experience to work, overseeing rapid growth in the Faculty of the Computer Science as dean.
Research, Faculty, Awards, Big Data & Machine Learning
Monday, April 8, 2019
Dal computer scientist Sageev Oore has been named to a top, nationally funded chair program focused on the advancement of research and leadership in artificial intelligence. This is the first Canada CIFAR AI Chair held by a Dalhousie faculty member.
Research, Systems, Networks, Security, Faculty, Graduate
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
In the next few years, there may be as many as 30 billion different devices connected to the Internet — including many everyday objects you find in your home. That poses major challenges for everything from security to reliability challenges Computer Science prof Srini Sampalli and his team in the MYTech Lab are working to address.
Research, Graduate, Big Data & Machine Learning
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
As the Institute for Big Data Analytics turns 5, we look back on the progress made and look ahead to the next five years, but also to discuss the future of big data and the opportunities and challenges we face as a society.
Research, Faculty, Students
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
The average Canadian family is expected to spend $411 more on food in 2019 than in 2018, bringing the total cost of healthy food to $12,157 for the year, according to Canada’s Food Price Report 2019.