Monthly Archives: June 2011

CREATE Program Funding for Young Scientists and Engineers

On June 1, the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), announced at Queen’s University that the Government of Canada will invest $29.6 million this year through the CREATE Program to help young scientists and engineers acquire the … Continue reading

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David Rappaport:Research with Dinosaurs?

Dear all, The Queen’s School of Computing is again in the news today. Please read about David’s exciting new project on digitizing dinosaur bones: http://www.thewhig.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=3176683 Selim

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David Skillicorn comments: Education seen as protection from ‘radical’ sites

Researchers studying the online habits of terrorists, hate groups and young people are advocating calm in the face of a recently released RCMP report. RCMP Sgt. Marc LaPorte said that al-Qaida groups, their Somali affiliates, al-Shabaab, and others are “actively … Continue reading

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Very Successful Year for Undergraduate Recruitment

Dear all, Yesterday was the deadline for Ontario high-school students to choose a university for September 2011. Students from the rest of Canada can still select an Ontario university past the deadline. As of today, the number of applicants who … Continue reading

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LinkedIn Group reaches milestone!

The “Queen’s School of Computing” group on LinkedIn has reached 120 members – can we make it 220?

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CREATE grant awarded to the Queen’s School of Computing

Dear all, The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada announced yesterday the award of a CREATE grant to the Queen’s School of Computing. This funding is to establish a new QSC graduate program for the training of professionals … Continue reading

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