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David Skillicorn talks to Global News on Preventing Extremist Content on Social Media

In the wake of the shooting that was live streamed at the Christchurch Mosque on March 15th, 2019, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern  has called a Christchurch Call to Action Summit, a push for tech companies to prevent users … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Dr. Parvin Mousavi on Her Recent Achievements

It’s been an exciting time for Dr. Parvin Mousavi over the past few weeks. She has been named as the  2019 recipient of the IEEE Canada C.C. Gotlieb Computer Award! Established in 2007 and named in 2012, the IEEE Canada C.C. … Continue reading

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MsC Student Zac Baum Receives the Agnes Benidickson Tricolour Award

  A big congratulations goes to Zac Baum on winning the Agnes Benidickson Tricolour Award. This will be the third time a Queen’s School of Computing student has won this award. The first two recipients were Eric Rapos and Max … Continue reading

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Dr. Ahmed Hassan Recognized for His Research in Software Engineering

In the latest Queen’s Senate research report, Dr. Ahmed Hassan received the following recognition: Dr. Ahmed Hassan (School of Computing) is the most active software engineering researcher in the world, according to a bibliometric analysis published recently in the Journal … Continue reading

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Dr. David Skillicorn Comments on Canada’s Role in Removing Extremist Content on Major Social Media Platforms

In a recent article from Global News Dr. David Skillcorn provides insights on Canada’s ability to force social media companies to remove hateful extremist content. David  says that this CRTC ruling means there currently isn’t any wiggle room for Canadian … Continue reading

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QWIC Earns Recognition as “Amazing Queen’s Women of 2018”

Women have been making outstanding contributions across campus and it was just a matter of time before the efforts of Queen’s Women in Computing (QWIC) gained further recognition. On March 8th, 2019, QWIC was included in a short feature titled … Continue reading

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Remembering Two Great Professors: Dr. Don Jardine and Dr. Michael Levison

In recent months, we have  said “goodbye” to two Emeritus Professors: Dr. Don Jardine and Dr. Michael Levison. Dr. Don Jardine (July 23, 1930- February 7, 2019)  Dr. Don Jardine came to Queen’s in 1970 and served as Head of … Continue reading

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Queen’s Women in Computing (QWIC) Hosts an International Women’s Day Event

On Friday March 8th, QWIC hosted Women in Tech Panel in celebration of International Women’s Day. Four female alumnae were on the panel to share their insights and experiences of their work in the field of computing. This year’s panel … Continue reading

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David Skillcorn Talks to the National Post on the Importance of Banning Huawei in Canada

David Skillicorn comments on why the decision to ban Huawei is a crucial one for Canada. Read the full story here: https://nationalpost.com/opinion/why-banning-huawei-is-just-one-of-a-series-of-steps-canada-needs-to-take-to-defend-itself

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David Skillicorn In The News

The Globe and Mail reported that Christian Leuprecht, Art Cockfield, and David Skillicorn submitted a letter to the Finance Department, calling on Ottawa to remove $100 and $50 bill from circulation due to money laundering issues. Read the full article here: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/politics/article-growing-use-of-100-bills-at-odds-with-cashless-consumer-trend/ … Continue reading

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