Students enrolled in the University College course CDN 355: Digital Tools in a Canadian Context, led by Dr. Siobhan O'Flynn, spent last semester researching and gathering archival documents for an augmented reality app that guides users through Kensington Market.
Aidan Gomez has yet to finish his undergraduate degree, but he’s already doing research at Google that could lead to dramatic improvements in machine learning – a thriving subfield of artificial intelligence.
Gomez, who took a semester off from his studies in computer science and math to work at Google Brain in Silicon Valley, recently released a paper on multitask learning by a single neural network with lead author and senior Google researcher Lukasz Kaiser.
Brenda Cossman, a Professor in the Faculty of Law and Director of the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at University College, applauds the passing of Bill C-16, which adds protection of gender identity and expression to the Canadian Human Rights Code and the Criminal Code, in this Globe and Mail op-ed cowritten by doctoral student Ido Katri.
Congratulations to Professor Walid Saleh, founding director of the Institute of Islamic Studies at the University of Toronto and a University College faculty member, who has received the Konrad Adenauer Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.