Stories & news

Research stories & news from the Faculty of Computer Science

Research, Faculty, Innovation, Outreach
Friday, October 23, 2020
Co-chaired by dean of the Faculty of Computer Science, Dr. Andrew Rau-Chaplin and Dr. Stan Matwin, the "Learn and Work" report, which examines how Nova Scotia can invest in communications technology to support a diverse, digital-ready workforce and make data accessible to decision makers.
Research, Faculty, Graduate, Big Data & Machine Learning
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Researchers at Dalhousie and ocean data analytics innovation environment DeepSense have developed a machine learning method for predicting wind speed and wave height measurement — research with direct impact on managing safety in the Halifax Harbour.
Research, Big Data & Machine Learning, Students
Monday, September 21, 2020
Faculty of Computer Science-based ocean data innovation environment DeepSense has supported 9 ocean companies in a project launched as a response to COVID-19.
Research, Faculty, Awards, HCI, Visualization, Graphics, Women in Tech
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
The Royal Society of Canada, which brings together scholars, artists and scientists peer-elected as the best in their fields, is welcoming five new Dalhousie members this year, including new College member, Faculty of Computer Science researcher, Dr. Rita Orji
Research, Faculty, HCI, Visualization, Graphics
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Researchers from Dalhousie and the IWK are using smartphones to monitor the impacts of social distancing and isolation on youth during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Research, Faculty, Awards
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
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.
Research, Alumni & Friends, Undergraduate, Students, Big Data & Machine Learning
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
As Nick Meade (BCS'20) graduates he has landed a spot at one of the world's leading artificial intelligence research institutes.
Research, Faculty
Thursday, May 7, 2020
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.
Research, Faculty, Big Data & Machine Learning
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
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.