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Virginia Eubanks: Public Talk and Book Signing

Automating Inequality: How High Tech Tools Profile, Police and Punish the Poor Virginia Eubanks (Associate Professor, Political Science, University at Albany, State University of New York) Wednesday, October 16 2019 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
 Robert Sutherland Hall, Room 202 Queen’s University Co-sponsored by the Surveillance Studies Centre, Department of Sociology, Faculty...

Smart Cities: The City of the Future?

What does a smart city look like?

Will technology rule?

Or, should technology be a means to an end in creating a good city where diverse human beings can flourish?

David Murakami Wood’s research starts with these fundamental questions to define the concept of a smart city, and then assess the smart city...

Post-Doctoral Position, Queen's University

5 Sept 2019

The Big Data Surveillance research project seeks to fill one post-doctoral fellow position, starting fall 2019 and based in the Surveillance Studies Centre (SSC) at Queen’s University. This is a one-year term position.

The Fellow will collate research findings from all three streams of the SSHRC-funded Big Data...

BDS Partner Farewell and Welcome

The Big Data Surveillance project thanks Micheal Vonn for her excellent, sharp and vitally relevant contributions to our Partnership Grant research project. As an astute policy researcher with the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association she played a critically important role in what makes our so-called non-academic partnerships work so wonderfully. We wish her well in...

In Memoriam: Ian Kerr

Members of the SSC are deeply saddened to learn of Ian Kerr ’s death from cancer on August 26 2019. Ian was a valued colleague, from the University of Ottawa, with whom we collaborated on several major projects. He had a gift for communicating complex ideas in an accessible manner – and a marvelous sense of humour. His...