Summer URA Position

Join our lab this summer! We are currently recruiting a senior undergrad student to help develop and evaluate a model of seafood fraud. We’re looking for students who are curious to expand their statistical and computational knowledge and experience. Our lab is an interdisciplinary lab comprised of undergraduate and graduate students, as well as communityContinue...

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M.Sc. Seminar – Jeremie Fraeys de Veubeke

Join us on Tuesday, January 31 at 10 am (via Zoom) for a seminar by M.Sc. student, Jeremie Fraeys de Veubeke. Jeremie is using natural language processing to better understand the transferrable skills required of students in the new skills economy, and how these may have changed over time. You can find the title andContinue...

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Ph.D. Defence – Hillary Dawkins

Ph.D. candidate, Hillary Dawkins will defend her Ph.D. dissertation on Monday, January 16, 2023 at 1 pm. Hillary has spent the last few years developing new approaches to debiasing in natural language processing. The defence will take place via Zoom. Anyone interested in attending can contact me. The title and abstract for the defence areContinue...

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M.Sc. Defence – Patrick Houlding

Join us on December 15th at 1 pm for the MSc defence of Patrick Houlding. Patrick’s work exploring clustering algorithms for use in Mobile Ad Hoc Network (MANET) technologies is part of a broader research program investigating the use of MANETs to support communication in remote, rural, and/or Indigenous communities where Information and Communication TechnologyContinue...

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Ph.D. Defence – Ali Al Hadwer

Ph.D. candidate, Ali Al Hadwer will defend his Ph.D. dissertation on Wednesday, December 14 at 12 pm. Ali has investigated factors affecting the adoption of cloud-based data analytics in the higher education sector, using Saudi Arabia as a case study. The defence will take place via Zoom. Anyone interested in attending can contact me. TheContinue...

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Ph.D. Seminar – Hillary Dawkins

Join us on Wednesday, December 7 at 9 am (via Zoom) for a seminar by Ph.D. candidate (Computational Sciences), Hillary Dawkins. Hillary has been investigating gender bias in pre-trained language models. You can find the title and abstract for her seminar below. If you are interested in attending his seminar, please reach out. Title: DetectionContinue...

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Introducing Our CIS3750 Community Partner For Fall 2022

Normally at this time of year, the students in CIS3750 (Systems Analysis and Design in Applications) learn who their community partner will be for the semester. In the past, this has included such awesome partners as the SEED, the First Responders Team, the Guelph Wellington Food Round Table, the Grove Hubs, MealExchange, and more. ThisContinue...

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Special Issue: Mobile Applications For Environment And Health Monitoring

I’m happy to announce that I will be guest editing a special issue for the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health along with Dr. Jarrett Phillips. For this special issue, we are seeking papers that explore all aspects of mobile application development for environment and health monitoring, including papers that describe design processes,Continue...

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