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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Welcome sava saheli singh

SSC and BDS extend a warm welcome to new Postdoctoral Fellow sava saheli singh . sava begins her postdoc at Queen's in January 2018. She will be developing innovative multi-media... Read more about @title...

Watch: Shoshana Zuboff 'The Age of Surveillance Capitalism'

See the public lecture of Shoshana Zuboff, Charles Edward Wilson Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, from her Principal's Developement Fund visit to Queen's University on Thursday,... Read more about @title...

Congratulations to Joan Sharpe and Emily Smith

On receiving a Special Recognition for Staff Team Award at Queen's University, for their work at the SSC, presented during the Principal's Annual Holiday Reception. See: story and photos here. 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: Ciara Bracken-Roche (University of Ottawa)

Ciara Bracken-Roche, Post-doctoral fellow, University of Ottawa

Navigating Canadian Drone Space: A Sociological Analysis of the Stakeholders, Narratives, and Policy Shaping Canadian Unmanned Systems

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

12:30 – 2 pm

Mackintosh Corry Hall D411

Drawing from documents collected through Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP) requests and interview data with Canadian drone stakeholders, this presentation argues that the Canadian drone space is driven by the surveillance-industrial...

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