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.
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.

The Latest News

PhD Fellowships Available - University of Victoria

Two Postgraduate Scholarships at the PhD level (beginning September 2017) are available in the Department of Political Science to work on a project, funded through a SSHRC Partnership Grant, on... Read more about @title...

Congratulations to David Murakami Wood

Royal Society of Canada recognizes five Queen’s University faculty members in the New Scholars, Artists and Scientists program. Surveillance Studies Centre member David Murakami Wood is one of five Queen’s... Read more about @title...

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...

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

Film Screening and Discussion with David Lyon

David Lyon is Director of the Surveillance Studies Centre and Professor of Sociology and Professor of Law at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario. Credited with spearheading the field of “Surveillance Studies”, Lyon has produced a steady stream of books and articles which have been translated into over 18 languages.

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