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.
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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Surveillance Studies PhDs Sought

Two Scholarships at the PhD level ( starting September 2016 ) are available in the Department of Sociology at Queen’s University to work on a project, funded through a SSHRC... Read more about @title...

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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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Listen to Big Data, Part 1, on CBC radio's Ideas with Paul Kennedy: cbc.ca/1.3640605
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Tape? Yes, tape. Security experts say it's just good sense to cover your laptop's camera cbc.ca/1.3649678
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RT @QueensuMedia: .@sscqueens dir. David Lyon discusses surveillance, digital citizenship and new ways of living online. bit.ly/28M11X5