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SFU grad student recognized for virtual reality design paper

GRAND researcher at the SFU-SIAT Pain Studies Lab Xin Tong received a Graduate Scholar Award at the 2015 International Conference on Design Principles & Practices. (Photo courtesy SFU) Read More

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'HitchBOT has now become a celebrity'

Sociable robot hitchhiker developed by GRAND researchers David Harris-Smith (McMaster), Frauke Zeller (Ryerson) and Frank Rudzicz (U of T) returns from tour of Germany. (Article: CBC News) Read More

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Understanding Video Games is back, bigger and better

Online course initiated by GRAND's Sean Gouglas (U of A) now features more resources and an enhanced partnership with world-renowned game developer BioWare (U of A News) Read More

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Facebook's new rules: Making a moral judgment about what can be posted

GRAND researchers Anatoliy Gruzd (Ryerson) and Jenna Jacobson (U of T) discuss the social network's new community standards. (Article: Globe and Mail) Read More

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Museum of Anthropology exhibit features SFU SIAT team’s design and technology

GRAND researchers Alissa Antle, Kate Hennessy and Reese Muntean are part of a collaboration to showcase past and present Musqueam culture to museum-goers. (SFU-SIAT website) Read More

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Basketball visualization gives fans a new window on the game

App developed by UBC PhD student Peter Beshai makes NBA big data visual and accessible. Read More

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University of Toronto lab looking at ways of combating isolation

U of T's TAGlab led by GRAND researcher Dr. Ron Baecker is developing technology to combat social isolation and loneliness among older adults. Read More. (CBC News/Photo: TAGlab)

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ACM CHI attracts the world’s leading researchers and practitioners in the field of Human Computer Interaction (HCI).
36th Annual Conference of the European Association for Computer Graphics (Eurographics 2015) will be held in Zurich, Switzerland
The 3rd International Conference on Japan Game Studies will be held at Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan.
Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences is the convergence of approximately 70 scholarly associations.
Graphics Interface (GI) is the longest running conference in the field. GI 2015, the 41st annual conference will be held in conjunction with Computer and Robot Vision (CRV) and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
The sixth annual Social Media & Society will be held in Toronto, Ontario. The distinctive international conference is focused on the best practices for studying the impact and implications of social media on society.
The premier international forum for innovations in mobile, portable and personal devices is in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The 2015 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing will be held in Quebec City this September.
2015 ACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces will be in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.
GRAND researcher at the SFU-SIAT Pain Studies Lab Xin Tong received a Graduate Scholar Award at the 2015 International Conference on Design Principles & Practices.
Online course initiated by GRAND's Sean Gouglas (U of A) now features more resources and an enhanced partnership with world-renowned game developer BioWare (U of A News)
GRAND researchers Anatoliy Gruzd (Ryerson) and Jenna Jacobson (U of T) discuss the social network's new community standards. (Article: Globe and Mail)
Sociable robot hitchhiker developed by GRAND researchers David Harris-Smith (McMaster), Frauke Zeller (Ryerson) and Frank Rudzicz (U of T) returns from tour of Germany. (Article: CBC News)
Keeping troubling online behaviour open to public scrutiny provides a valuable tool for staging an effective intervention (CTV News)
GRAND researchers Alissa Antle, Kate Hennessy and Reese Muntean are part of a collaboration to showcase past and present Musqueam culture to museum-goers. (SFU-SIAT website)
Interactive Buckets app developed by UBC PhD student Peter Beshai makes NBA big data visual and accessible.
U of T's TAGlab led by GRAND researcher Dr. Ron Baecker is developing technology to combat social isolation and loneliness among older adults.
With $3 million from SSHRC, Concordia professor Kim Sawchuk is undertaking a seven-year study of the experiences of aging in networked societies - the first large-scale study of its kind. (UA article)
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