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Headlines for March 27, 2019


Canadian researchers who taught AI to learn like humans win $1M Turing Award

Yoshua Bengio of U de Montréal, Geoffrey Hinton of U of T and Yann LeCun of NYU have won the world’s top award in computer science for developing the ability of computers to learn like humans.

CTV News
UVic student protest over tuition hikes disrupts board meeting

Students at the University of Victoria blocked the board members from entering a meeting on Tuesday to send a message about tuition hikes.

Niagara Falls Review
Brock students wanted information about attack

Fearing an active shooter, the students at Brock University locked themselves in classrooms last Thursday night.

3-Minute Thesis competition: Because no one wants a nine-hour elevator pitch

For grad students, it’s the ultimate translation challenge: turn research jargon into plain language with impact, then deliver it in a three-minute speech.

CTV News
More international students than ever are studying in Canada, starting in high school

International education is becoming big business in Canada with more students from foreign lands than ever before choosing to study in this country.

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