Big Data 175

Big Data 175BD175 is a Queen's University 175th anniversary series of events that raise the profile of Big Data activities on campus and invite discussion between faculties, schools, departments. The events are accessible to students, faculty, staff and the wider Kingston community.

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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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...

Call for Papers: Security Intelligence and Surveillance in the Big Data Age

October 19-21, 2017 A Research Workshop of the Big Data Surveillance partnership project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Location: University of Ottawa Introduction: Security... Read more about @title...

Surveillance Studies Summer Seminar 2017

Surveillance Studies Summer Seminar 2017 “Surveillance in the Big Data Era” 15 June – 21 June Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario Surveillance Studies has become a key way of understanding the... 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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Upcoming Events

SSC Seminar Series: Anouk Mols (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

12:30 – 2 pm

Mackintosh Corry Hall D411 

Materialised (dis)trust: Mapping the dynamics of WhatsApp neighbourhood watchfulness practices

WhatsApp neighbourhood watch groups are an already ubiquitous phenomenon in the Netherlands despite having only recently emerged. This study draws on an in-depth and multidimensional examination of the ‘watchfulness’ practices of members of these groups through interviews and focus groups. It begins...

SSC Seminar Series: Dennis Molinaro (Trent University)

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

12:30 – 2 pm

Mackintosh Corry Hall D411 

Everyone welcome!

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