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Highlights from Creative Computing Showcase 2019

(Photos by Doug Martin) Once again, the Queen’s School of Computing  hosted another successful and lively Creative Computing Showcase. For its 7th year in a row, the students did a phenomenal job in demonstrating the range of diversity and innovation … 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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2019 Invitational High School Programming Contest

The School of Computing played host to our 9th Annual Invitational High School Programming Contest. This “Round 1” contest, run in cooperation with the Educational Computing Organization of Ontario, is a feeder competition for the much larger Eastern Regional contest … 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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Selim Akl Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

School of Computing professor Selim Akl has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from CS-Can/Info-Can and featured in the Queen’s Gazette in an article by our own Aysha Tayab-Rätsep. She writes: In the field of computing, efficiency and effectiveness are key. … 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 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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David Skillicorn Talks to CBC News about the Arrest of Huawei’s Chief Financial Officer

David Skillicorn comments on the recent report on the arrest of Huawei’s chief financial officer. Read more here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/huawei-china-telecom-arrest-spying-1.4934905

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School of Computing Celebration of Excellence

Faculty, staff, students and special guests gathered in the Fireside Room at Ban Righ Hall on Friday to celebrate the recent achievements of faculty in the School. First, Drs James Cordy and Patrick Martin who are retiring after many years … Continue reading

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