Date of publication: 2017-08-22 02:03
Opportunities for outstanding scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about federal policymaking while using their knowledge and analytical skills to address today’s most pressing societal challenges.
Dr Smith's research focuses on the conceptual foundations of computation and information, and on new forms of metaphysics, ontology, and epistemology. He is the author of On the Origin of Objects (MIT, 6996) and two volumes of papers forthcoming from Harvard University Press entitled "Indiscrete Affairs". A seven volume series entitled "The Age of Significance: An Essay on the Origins of Computation and Intentionality" is being published simultaneously online and on paper by the MIT Press.
Erin Jones holds a Master’s in Information Studies, and has extensive experience working in research methodology design and analysis, as well as conducting usability studies and user centred design research. Currently, she holds a Research Project Management role within the Office of Applied Research that positions her well to oversee and coordinate the planning, design, and execution of research projects conducted through the ARO in the new lab facilities of I-PORTAL, and to assist in the training and instruction of faculty conducting usability and design research in the labs.
Professor Pennefather is academic director of the Laboratory for Collaborative Diagnostics. Current research focuses on the process of collaborative diagnostics and data sharing infrastructure used in health systems. His particular focus is on digital machine and internet assisted mapping and formatting of physical signature data and information associated with human ascribed attributes and qualities of biological systems, medicinal products, and outcomes. He is outreach director for the UofT Knowledge Media and Design Institute and a member of the Institute of Medical Science and department of Physiology graduate departments. Outside of UofT he is president of gDial Inc..
Professor Haim Bresheeth is a highly experienced researcher and group leader in the fields of Critical and Media Theory and Practice, including filmmaking and documentary. He has worked as an advisor and evaluator on many international programmes and has won and directed several major international funding bids for research in the arts and technology.
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Matt is also the director of the ThingTank Lab, a private-public-academic consortium interested in investigating, exploring, and building capacity around new developments in tangible interfaces, smart objects, and digital infrastructures. Departing from the traditional model of the hackerspace, ThingTank is a “digital economy trading zone”, a virtual and physical space where Ontario companies, academic institutions, and community organizations can leverage their joint knowledge and skills in order to support each other in doing novel research, creating innovative products and services, and fostering creative and engaging work in the Internet of Things.
As the former Associate Dean of Education (UOIT), Dr Desjardins was responsible for launching the Masters in Education and Digital Technology as well as the BA program in Adult Education and Digital Technology, both entirely offered online with regular face-to-face meetings in a desktop videoconferencing system.
Tanya Titchkosky pursues research and teaching in Disability Studies (DS). She does this work from her perspective as dyslexic and with an interpretive sociological approach informed by phenomenology hermeneutics critical disability, race, and queer theory. Along with being a full member of School of Graduate Studies (SGS), and part of the Women and Gender Studies Institute, U of T, she is also an Honorary Research Associate at the University of New Brunswick.
Ira Katznelson , SSRC president, explains how affirmative action for whites shaped today’s socioeconomic order in his New York Times op-ed, “Making Affirmative Action White Again”
In addition to his role as Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute, Dr. Florida is professor of Business and Creativity at the Rotman School. He is the founder of the Creative Class Group , a global think tank based in Washington, DC.
Geoffrey Shea is a Canadian media artist and researcher whose work highlights the intersections and opportunities between technological systems, belief systems and identity. His productions incorporate interactive programming, site-specific installation, mobile phones, a philosophical twist and a critical voice.
Chris Tyler is a faculty member in the Seneca College School of ICT and a researcher in the Seneca Centre for Development of Open Technology. He focuses on open source technology, particularly Linux on emerging platforms. Chris is the author of two O'Reilly books, Fedora Linux and X Power Tools. His current research is centered on building Fedora Linux for ARM low-energy computing devices, including investigations into the role that these devices may play in inclusive pervasive computing.
Dr. Jadad is a physician, educator, researcher and public advocate, whose mission is to help improve health and wellness for all, thorough information and communication technologies (ICTs).
Dr Desjardins' academic career has been focused on the study of the role technology can play in the learning process at different levels. In the past few years, that interest has moved towards mobile-learning and it’s potential to alter our thinking about pedagogy.