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Catherine Stinson comments on the op-Ed written by OpenAI GPT-3

Catherine Stinson, Assistant Professor in the School of Computing and Philosophy Department, discusses the op-Ed written by OpenAI Robot GPT-3 in an interview on Ontario Morning with CBC Radio. To listen to the interview with Stinson on CBC Radio, start … Continue reading

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Hiring Faculty Position at Queen’s School of Computing

The School of Computing in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. The preferred start date for the appointment is January 1, 2021. Salary … Continue reading

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Message to Students from the Computing Instructional Support Team

The Computing Instructional Support Team (CIST) has been providing support to instructors as they transition from in-class teaching to a remote teaching environment. The team has supported instructors by educating and providing resources to online tools and methods, as well … Continue reading

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David Skillicorn comments on the recent data breach by Canadian real-estate company Brookfield Residential

Canadian real-estate company Brookfield Residential has faced a data breach by DarkSide,  a new ransomware group  has downloaded  confidential data from the company’s website.  Professor David Skillicorn provides further details on the hacker’s potential strategy behind the attack. Read the … Continue reading

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David Skillicorn comments on the suspected data leak at the Royal Military College

Concerns have been circulating around the recent cyber attack that took place at the Royal Military College in July. Students’ academic and financial information has been leaked and threats to pay a ransom may be looming on the horizon. David … Continue reading

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Selim Akl receives the Distinguished Service Award

  It is with great joy that we announce Selim Akl as one of the recipients of the Distinguished Service Award. His 42 years of service and dedication to the School of Computing as well as his outstanding and sustained … Continue reading

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Ahmed Hassan receives the 2020 TCSE New Directions Award from the IEEE Computer Society Council on Software Engineering

The IEEE Computer Society Technical Council on Software Engineering (TCSE) has awarded the 2020 TCSE New Directions Award to Dr. Ahmed Hassan of the School of Computing and Dr. Thomas Zimmermann of Microsoft Research. Drs. Hassan and Zimmermann received recognition … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Computing Class of 2020

On Monday, June 1st at 2:30 pm, our graduating class of 163 Bachelor, Master’s, and PhD in Computing students would be walking the stage in Grant Hall for their convocation ceremony. This year, due to the pandemic, we are sending … Continue reading

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Alice Santilli wins Queen’s 3MT competition

Original source Queen’s Gazette No stopping the Three Minute Thesis Alice Santilli, a master’s candidate in the School of Computing, is the Queen’s Three Minute Thesis winner with her presentation ‘Sniffing out breast cancer.’ Every cancer patient who goes to … Continue reading

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Amber Simpson receives funding from NFRF 2019 Exploration Competition

Congrats to Amber Simpson who received funding from the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) 2019 Exploration competition along with colleague Sharday Mosurinjohn. They have received $250,000 to develop a cancer digital twin from 400,000 medical images that predicts the … Continue reading

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