Current News

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The end of an era: GRAND's final report as Canada's digital media Network of Centres of Excellence highlights the network's achievements over past five years
(Posted: Jul 02 2015)
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Keeping troubling online behaviour open to public scrutiny provides a valuable tool for staging an effective intervention (CTV News)
(Posted: May 07 2015)
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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.
(Posted: Apr 22 2015)
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GRAND researchers Anatoliy Gruzd (Ryerson) and Jenna Jacobson (U of T) discuss the social network's new community standards. (Article: Globe and Mail)
(Posted: Mar 19 2015)
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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)
(Posted: Mar 18 2015)
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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)
(Posted: Mar 13 2015)
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Interactive Buckets app developed by UBC PhD student Peter Beshai makes NBA big data visual and accessible.
(Posted: Feb 19 2015)
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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)
(Posted: Jan 23 2015)
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U of T's TAGlab led by GRAND researcher Dr. Ron Baecker is developing technology to combat social isolation and loneliness among older adults.
(Posted: Jan 06 2015)
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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)
(Posted: Dec 10 2014)