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The Queen’s School of Computing Celebrates its 11th Annual School of Computing Awards

(Photos by Doug Martin) The Queen’s School of Computing is proud to celebrate its 11th annual School of Computing Awards.  This year’s recipients are: PhD Research Achievement Award: Nafiseh Kahani Distinguished Student Award (Undergraduate) : Alex Wojaczek Distinguished Student Award … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Fall Convocation and Frank Knox Award 2018

Congratulations to all Computing students who graduated in last Thursday in a ceremony in Grant Hall. We wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors! And a special congratulations to Professor Robin Dawes, who received the Frank Knox … Continue reading

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Queen’s Computing at CAN-CWiC 2018

On November 1st, 23 Queen’s students boarded the CAN-CWIC express bus from Queen’s University to the Halifax Convention Center to attend the Canadian Celebration of Women in Computing conference. This event is special for the Queen’s School of Computing since … Continue reading

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David Skillicorn Talks to CBC News about Data Security of Federal Agencies

David Skillicorn comments on the recent report that over a dozen federal agencies failed a security test of their credit card systems. Read his comments and more here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/security-data-shared-services-it-1.4848688

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Computing Student Research Conference (CSearch)

The inaugural Computing Student Research (CSearch) Conference https://www.csearchconference.com/ took place over the weekend featuring 5 keynote speakers, a panel session on Graduate Studies featuring Professor Qingling Duan, Professor Parvin Mousavi and Professor Hossam Hassanein, 16 undergraduate and graduate research talks … Continue reading

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Computing at the Ontario Universities Fair 2018

The Ontario University Fair was a complete success. The Computing booth was again one of the busier booths throughout the three-day event. As with the last several years, the level of interest in Computing was phenomenal and prospective students were … Continue reading

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