We are delighted to announce Selim G. Akl (Queen’s University), Pierre L’Ecuyer, (Université de Montréal), Tamer Özsu, (University of Waterloo) and Jacob Slonim, (Dalhousie University) as the 2018 recipients of the CS-Can / Info-Can Lifetime Achievement Award.
15 FEB 2019
New draft charter and grants will help increase diversity and inclusion at Canadian academic institutions
The Government of Canada announced the creation of a new $10M fund to foster equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in research and unveiled its draft Made-in-Canada Athena SWAN Charte to reflect Canada’s diverse reality and help further Canada’s goals of addressing EDI in its laboratories and classrooms.
11 FEB 2019 (NSERC/CRSNG)
Call for nominations for the 2019 IEEE Canadian Foundation Nick Cercone Graduate Scholarship in Computer Science
Recognizes a Ph.D. student in Computer Science at a Canadian university who shows exceptional promise in research that will have real-world applications and who has been active in helping others.
22 JAN 2019 CSCan/Info-Can
2018 Fellows recognized for accomplishments that underpin the technologies that define the digital age.
6 DEC 2018 (ACM)
Update on NSERC’s New Research Partnerships Program
30 NOV 2018 (NSERC/CRSNG)
CANARIE Awards up to $3.2M in Funding to 9 Research Teams to Develop Research Data Management Software Tools
Funded software tools aim to strengthen Canada’s capacity to manage research data.
29 NOV 2018 (CANARIE)
Report based on consultation with scientists, scholars and students on priorities of new funding for international interdisciplinary research, diversity and inclusion in research and support for early career researchers.
9 NOV 2018 (Government of Canada)
The new NSERC Research Partnership program encourages greater collaboration in Canada’s R&D system through increased support for projects that include both generators and users of research results and knowledge.
28 SEP 2018 (NSERC/CRSNG)
The Government of Canada is inviting input from stakeholders, researchers, and community leaders on key priorities of new fund focused on international, interdisciplinary and high-risk research.
31 JUL 2018 (Government of Canada)
UWaterloo researchers have developed a method of animating high-viscosity liquids based on the understanding that the pressure and viscosity forces that act on liquids need to be solved together for the computer animation to be physically accurate and visually stunning.
18 JUL 2018 (Cheriton School of CS, University of Waterloo)
Award given to Canadian PhD students researching in areas of artificial intelligence, data mining, knowledge representation, or computational linguistics.
10 JUL 2018 (Nick Cicerone Graduate Scholarship)
UWaterloo researchers used computer models that simulate organic structures to define how light interacts with the cellular and subcellular parts of the skin and blood to clarify how veins containing red blood get their bluish appearance.
10 JUL 2018 (Cheriton School of CS, University of Waterloo)
Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada have identified three basic video game player traits that can help make game design more personalized, and motivate gamers in both entertainment and work applications.
9 JUL 2018 Cheriton School of Computer Science (University of Waterloo)
Prize awarded every three years by the Mathematical Optimization Society (MOS) and SIAM for an outstanding contribution in the area of continuous optimization.
6 JUL 2018 (UBC CS)
PDF Download: Analysis of Survey Results on NSERC Programs usefulness for Computer Science faculty. [860kB] (June 19, 2018)
19 JUN 2018 Info-Can/CS-Can
Tri-agency invites institutions, associations, organizations and individuals to comment on the draft policy before August 31, 2018.
5 JUN 2018 (Government of Canada)
Award won by a 19-member US Federal Communications Commission team that included UBC researcher Dr. Kevin Leyton-Brown and two of his doctoral students, Alexandre Fréchette and Neil Newman.
8 MAY 2018 (INFORMS)
The UBC ACM Programming Team competed in the World Finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest in Beijing, China on April 19, 2018.
4 MAY 2018 UBC CS (UBC CS)
Computer science researchers Regan Mandryk (USask), Joelle Pineau (McGill) and Ahmed Hassan (Queen's) among E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship recipients.
1 MAY 2018 UA/AU (NSERC/CRSNG)
Focusing on the problems tech can solve rather than coding is likely to draw more women into the discipline and to build their confidence.
16 APR 2018 Simona Chiose (The Globe and Mail)
Graphics Interface (GI) 2018, the 44th annual conference, will be held at York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from May 8-11, 2018.
16 MAR 2018 CHCCS/SCDHM (CHCCS/SCDHM)
The 2017 Awards will be presented at the annual CS-Can/Info-Can Awards Dinner that will be held at York University in Toronto on May 7, 2018.
2 FEB 2018 (CS-Can/INFO-Can)