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UOIT knows Big Data


Researchers working with dataAs one of Canada's newest research-intensive universities, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) has emerged as a key leader in the area of Big Data streaming analytics and visualization—and its application into various domains.

The university's research development in information and communications technology, and informatics brings together core expertise (computer scientists, biomedical engineers and social scientists), and leading industrial partners, such as SickKids and IBM, to offer transformational leadership in the evolving digital age.

The university also has ties with the Region of Durham's growing entrepreneurial network that accelerates the movement of discovery to market.

Photo of medical equipment with graphic of data and numbersThe university's Big Data research and focus areas include:

  • Advanced data management and analysis.
  • Biomedical engineering and medical technologies.
  • Health and life sciences.
  • Information and communication technologies.
  • Data security, policy, and the social implications of Big Data and technology.
  • Data visualization.
  • Human-computer interaction.

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