Category Archives: In the News

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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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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School closed at 12:30 pm, Tuesday 12 February

Owing to today’s predicted snow storm, The School of Computing will be closed from 12:30 p.m.

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David Skillicorn in Yahoo News Discussing Midland, Ontario Hacking

David Skillicorn was featured in a Yahoo Canada article talking about how the town of Midland, Ontario could have prevented their data from being held ransom by a hacker. You can read the full article here.

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