Category Archives: In the News

David Skillicorn discusses the risk of package theft on Global TV National

Dr. Skillicorn says people stealing packages are taking a risk because they don’t know if the homeowner has a camera installed. A U.S. study shows over 11 million households have fallen victim to thieves stealing packages that are being delivered … Continue reading

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David Skillicorn discusses 5G technology on CBC Radio

As the Liberal Government decides who is going to build our 5G cell phone networks, former US National Security Advisor says don’t allow China’s Huawei to do it. Expert at Queen’s University shares what he thinks about this. Listen in … Continue reading

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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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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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