Big Data Surveillance

In the world of big data surveillance, huge amounts of data are sucked into systems that store, combine and analyze them, to create patterns and reveal trends that can be used for Security, Marketing and Governance.

Big Data Surveillance

Big Data Surveillance

In the world of big data surveillance, huge amounts of data are sucked into systems that store, combine and analyze them, to create patterns and reveal trends that can be used for Security, Marketing and Governance
Surveillance Studies Summer Seminar

Surveillance Studies Summer Seminar

The Surveillance Studies Summer Seminar provides an intensive, multi-disciplinary learning experience that addresses key issues of surveillance studies.
The New Transparency

The New Transparency

The New Transparency makes visible the identities of individuals, workings of institutions and flows of information in ways never before seen.
Wearables

Wearables

"Taking time to consider privacy before implementing a new technology should no longer be viewed as stifling innovation, but as a new opportunity to differentiate and promote the strengths and competitive advantages of Canadian privacy rights."
Surveillance Drones

Surveillance Drones

A research project exploring the development and privacy implications of drone aircraft, or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in Canada.
Globalization of Personal Data

Globalization of Personal Data

An investigation of some of the many ways that personal data flow across borders, with a special focus on increased security concerns after 9/11, and the goal of highlighting and explaining the social, political and economic consequences of those flows.

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Tenure-track position in Intersectional Surveillance Studies

The Department of Sociology at Queen’s University invites applications for a Queen's National Scholar (QNS) position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with a specialization in Intersectional Surveillance... Read more about @title...

Congratulations to David Lyon

David Lyon has been awarded the 2017 Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Supervision by the School of Graduate Studies at Queen's University (to be received at Fall Convocation, November... Read more about @title...

Post-doctoral position at Queen's University

The Big Data Surveillance research project seeks to fill one post-doctoral fellow position, starting fall 2017 based in the Surveillance Studies Centre at Queen’s University. This is a one-year term... Read more about @title...

Surveillance Studies Centre

Surveillance of many kinds is growing rapidly throughout the world and the Surveillance Studies Centre (SSC) at Queen’s University is committed to high quality research to follow such developments.

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