A&S scholars — including an undergrad — sharing their expertise in the media this week

March 17, 2023 by A&S News

From keeping up with advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) to filling gaps in mental health care, experts from a range of disciplines across the Faculty of Arts & Science are sharing their expertise on a variety of issues in the media.

Here’s some of what they had to say this week.

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  • Political Science PhD student William O’Connell discusses on CityNews: The Big Story the Silicon Valley Bank collapse.
  • Political Science Professor Emeritus Nelson Wiseman comments for the National Post (paywall) on voting behaviour in Hamilton.
  • Dan Breznitz, University Professor in the Department of Political Science and co-director of the Munk School’s Innovation Policy Lab, tells The Logic (as seen in the National Post) (paywall) that in light of the current U.S. banking crisis, Canada should forge its own economic path.
  • Department of Computer Science University Professor Emeritus Geoffrey Hinton is credited in Forbes (paywall) by OpenAI cofounder Ilya Sutskever, for getting him interested in AI. Hinton is also highlighted by Global News online as the “godfather of artificial intelligence.”
  • The Globe and Mail (paywall) highlights an upcoming digital conference hosted by the Munk School to raise funds to stabilize academic scholarship in Ukraine, which features keynote speakers author Margaret Atwood and historian Timothy Snyder.
  • The Citizen Lab analyzed the use of Pegasus spyware, as noted by the Guardian and El Nacional.