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Discover - an initiative by CSGS


We're looking for speakers. If you would like to practice your thesis / project / conference presentations, share your research area or acquired wisdom about how to / how not to do something in academia, or, if you would like to share a topic you find interesting, send us an email to DalCSGS@dal.ca and you can become our next speaker!

Click here to see the list of presentations in past Discover sessions.

Location & Time
  • Jacob Slonim Conference Room (Room 430)
    Goldberg Computer Science Building | 6050 University Ave.
  • Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Discover is a series of talks by students. Each session in the Discover series may include one or more of the following:

  • Practice (thesis / project / conference) presentations:
    If you are a student is having thesis presentations in the near future or is preparing to present his / her work at a conference and wish to practice before the big day, you could practice your presentation at Discover.
  • Introduction to thesis / project topics:
    Brief introduction to the topic you might be working on for his / her thesis / project. The introduction to thesis topics talks are not to exceed 25 minutes, and must cover only the basics of the particular topic, without delving into the details of the your work (this is taking into account any intellectual property matters that may prevent students from presenting their work at such colloquia).
  • How to's:
    You may deliver talks on how to accomplish something. An example may be how to write an academic paper or how to create effective presentations. The How to talks are not to exceed 25 minutes.
  • Interesting topics:
    If there is a topic you are interested in that you might wish to share with your colleagues, you could present this topic and have more time assigned for discussion at Discover.

If you are interested in presenting at Discover, please email us at DalCSGS@dal.ca with details about your talk / interests. We can work on scheduling your talk following your email.

How to participate?
  • Only CS graduate students and invited guests are eligible to present during the talks.
  • Also eligible to present are 4th year CS undergraduate students, who might be pursuing Honors theses / research assistantships, who wish to practice their presentations.
  • Everyone (students / post-doctoral fellows / faculty / staff) at Dalhousie Faculty of Computer Science is welcome to attend.
  • November 3, 2014:
    • "Getting Hyper About Research Data" - by Daniel Yule, Ph.D. Student
    • "Anonymity in the Digital Society" - General discussion
  • November 17, 2014:
    • "Mobile Cloud Computing & Security" - by Saurabh Dey, Ph.D. Student
    • "Cloud Computing" - General discussion
  • December 1, 2014:
    • "Context Technologies: What's Really at Stake with Canadian Privacy" - by Colin Conrad, MEC Student
  • February 23, 2015:
    • "A computational model based on personality, mood and emotion" - by Somayeh Fatahi, Ph.D. Candidate (University of Tehran, Iran) Visiting Researcher, Dalhousie University
  • March 2, 2015:
    • "What She Said: Barriers and Enablers to Career Advancement for Women in the Nova Scotia ICT Sector"
      - by Jules Fauteux, Ph.D. Candidate
  • March 23, 2015:
    • "A Googler's Typical Day" - by Ryder Ziola, Google Maps and Dal FCS Alumnus
  • April 13, 2015:
    • "Distribution of News-Related Tweets Over Geographic and Time Dimensions" - by Ghada Amoudi, Ph.D. Student








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