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Growing older in a digital world

Concordia professor Kim Sawchuk is undertaking the first large-scale study of its kind in the experiences of aging in networked societies. (UA article) Read More.
(Photo: Mosman Council/Flickr)

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Spotlight on Canada’s leading digital health research at latest GRAND forums

Virtual reality simulators, therapeutic games and tele-rehabilitation are just some of the emerging technologies transforming Canadian healthcare. Read More. Photo courtesy of Dalhousie University

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Logging onto the Internet of Things

UBC prof Rodger Lea explains that the Internet of Things isn’t just coming – it’s already here. Read More (UBC Website | Photo: OpenSpime, Flickr)

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The Secret Life of Passwords

GRAND researchers Christopher Collins and Rafael Veras Guimarães at UOIT provide insights for New York Times story into how passwords reflect our language and culture. Read More (UOIT Website).

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Reports from Scotland's Tiree Tech Wave 8: At the edge of digital media and culture

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Award-winning app takes interactive cinema in a new direction

NSCAD researchers combine traditional cinema with locative media to reinvent the art of storytelling. Read More

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Reconfiguring journalism in the digital era

Charting the evolution of data journalism in newsrooms with UBC professor Alfred Hermida. Read More

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Gaming for pain management

Working with lead GRAND researcher Dr. Diane Gromala, SFU undergrad Cheryl Yu is creating immersive virtual reality games to help combat acute and chronic pain. Read More

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Royal Society of Canada honours four GRAND scholars

Researchers recognized for groundbreaking work in areas of computer graphics, computational modeling, communications technology policy, and affective computing. Read More

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Celebrating 5 Years of Excellence / Célébrons 5 années d’excellence

GRAND NCE 2013/14 Annual Report / Rapport annuel 2013/14 du RCE GRAND now online. Read more

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hitchBOT programmer in GRAND uses speech recognition expertise to help people with dementia

Read More (U of T Research. Photo courtesy hitchbot/www.guthier.com)

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The GGJ is the world's largest game jam event taking place around the world at physical locations.
The 18th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing will be held in Vancouver BC. CSCW is the premier venue for research in the use and design of technologies that affect groups, organizations, communities, and networks.
The 3rd International Conference on Japan Game Studies will be held at Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan.
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 premier international forum for innovations in mobile, portable and personal devices is in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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)
Virtual reality simulators, therapeutic games and tele-rehabilitation are just some of the emerging technologies transforming Canadian healthcare.
UBC prof Rodger Lea in GRAND explains that the Internet of Things isn’t just coming – it’s already here. (UBC Website)
GRAND researchers Christopher Collins and Rafael Veras Guimarães at UOIT provide insights for New York Times story into how passwords reflect our language and culture. (UOIT Website).
GRAND HQP take part in a hands-on workshop exploring the edges of technology on the wild edge of Scotland.
NSCAD researchers combine traditional cinema with locative media to reinvent the art of storytelling.
UBC professor Alfred Hermida is charting the evolution of data journalism in newsrooms.
Working with lead GRAND researcher Dr. Diane Gromala, SFU undergrad Cheryl Yu is creating immersive virtual reality games to help combat acute and chronic pain.
GRAND NCE 2013/14 Annual Report is now online - Célébrons 5 années d’excellence: Rapport annuel 2013/14 du RCE GRAND
Researchers recognized for groundbreaking work in areas of computer graphics, computational modeling, communications technology policy, and affective computing.
Responsible for giving hitchhiking robot HitchBOT a voice, GRAND NI Frank Rudzicz is developing software to improve the lives of people with speech impairments. (U of T News)
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