The Government of Canada announced that it will invest over $2.7 million in AccessNow, an online platform that crowdsources information on public transit and venues, such as restaurants and businesses, that are accessible to persons with disabilities. This investment will enable AccessNow to directly address systemic barriers to engaging in the digital economy, and help it expand the reach of its platform in Canada, allowing people to share information—in both of Canada’s official languages—about the accessibility features of public spaces through an interactive map. This will help give Canadians with disabilities a stronger voice.


Two Teaching-Focused Assistant Professor Positions

May 4th, 2021|Comments Off on Two Teaching-Focused Assistant Professor Positions

Position Description: The School of Computer Science is currently comprised of 25 faculty and 11 staff members. It offers high quality education to about 900 undergraduate and 50 graduate students. The start date is expected [...]

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Emad Shihab

May 1st, 2021|Comments Off on Emad Shihab

Dr. Emad Shihab is an internationally recognized leader in software engineering, specializing in mining software repositories to improve software quality. “At the core of my research is the concept of learning from the past [...]

Joins Over Encrypted Data

April 24th, 2021|Comments Off on Joins Over Encrypted Data

Florian Kerschbaum University of Waterloo CS-Can|Info-Can Outstanding Young Researcher Award Winner 2019 Outsourced databases need to compute query results over encrypted data.  This is challenging, since the operation needs to [...]


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