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Outstanding alumni honoured at Convocation
McMaster University | November 17, 2006
Three alumni and two future alumni will be honoured for their outstanding achievements at the fall Convocation held today....[continue]

York University professor wins Canada’s highest honour for chemistry research
York University | November 15, 2006
York University professor Diethard K. Bohme has won Canada’s most prestigious chemistry prize for his ground-breaking work in ion chemistry and mass spectrometry....[continue]

10 professors receive Early Researcher Awards
Queen's University | November 10, 2006
Ten promising young professors – working on projects ranging from how speech perception changes with aging, to new tools for assessing obesity and the growth of cartilage tissue – will receive Early Researcher Awards from the provincial government....[continue]

New Arboretum Bridge is A World First
University of Guelph | October 27, 2006
The world’s first footbridge made of wood fibre and plastic composites will be unveiled at the University of Guelph's Arboretum Oct. 30....[continue]

McGill expert alert: Clean Air Act/ Environment
McGill University | October 19, 2006
The Harper government will soon table its Clean Air Act in Parliament....[continue]

Honorary and Earned Degree Recipients Announced at U of S
University of Saskatchewan | October 18, 2006
This year’s recipients of honorary and earned degrees were announced by the University of Saskatchewan and will be presented at Fall Convocation on Saturday, October 28, 2006....[continue]

National health research institute awards Queen’s researchers $6.3 million
Queen's University | October 16, 2006
Researchers studying fetal alcohol disorders, chemotherapy resistant tumours, and tissue-engineered cartilage are among 12 Queen’s projects to receive a total of $6.3 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | October 11, 2006
Chris Riddell (Policy Studies) continues to receive coverage about his report that suggests Canada’s notoriously generous UI benefits are responsible for New Brunswick’s high level of unemployment, most recently in the Globe and Mail....[continue]

Special event at uOttawa to inspire girls to consider science and engineering careers
University of Ottawa | October 3, 2006
The University of Ottawa is proud to support GO ENG GIRL, a province-wide effort to inspire young women to consider careers in science, engineering, and technology....[continue]

McMaster Engineers Without Borders volunteer in Africa
McMaster University | September 29, 2006
Two McMaster engineering students have recently unpacked their bags after completing a four-month volunteer term in Zambia and Ghana....[continue]

Seven Garner Royal Society Medals, Awards
University of Toronto | August 23, 2006
Prizes a tribute to the outstanding contributions made by Canadians...[continue]

Queen's study offers environmentally-friendly solution to oil industry needs
Queen's University | August 18, 2006
Queen's University researchers have devised a "green chemistry" solution to one of the oil industry's biggest problems - in a cost-effective way....[continue]

Chemical Engineering Faculty receive awards
McMaster University | August 2, 2006
Two engineering faculty members and an engineering alumna were recognized for their contributions to the field of chemical engineering by the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering...[continue]

Who Knew Agricultural Waste Could Taste So Good?
University of Western Ontario | July 28, 2006
New portable technology unveiled this morning at The University of Western Ontario facilitates the production of bio-oils, which have many uses in the development of pharmaceuticals, alternative fuels and even cooking....[continue]

Lakehead U Announces Research Funding
Lakehead University | July 5, 2006
Lakehead University is pleased to announce the results of the Natural Science and Engineering Research Canada (NSERC) competition....[continue]

In memoriam of Jean Hodgins, wife of engineering founder
McMaster University | July 4, 2006
Jean Hodgins, wife of McMaster's first dean of engineering, John Willard (Jack) Hodgins, has passed away peacefully in Port Perry on July 2, 2006, in her 93rd year....[continue]

Jaspreet Singh named as 2006/07 Canadian Writer-in-Residence in Markin-Flanagan Distinguished Writers Programme
University of Calgary | June 27, 2006
The University of Calgary’s Markin-Flanagan Distinguished Writers Programme in the Faculty of Humanities today announced that Montreal writer Jaspreet Singh is the 2006-2007 Markin-Flanagan Canadian Writer-in-Residence....[continue]

New Lab at Western Tackling Tainted Groundwater
University of Western Ontario | June 22, 2006
A new research facility at The University of Western Ontario will help researchers make groundwater safer through the use of technologies developed on the nanoscale - or one billionth of a metre in size....[continue]

U of S Awarded $1 Million for Research into Biofuels and Computer Networking
University of Saskatchewan | April 28, 2006
Two University of Saskatchewan Canada Research Chairs have been awarded a total of $1 million over the next five years from the Government of Canada to further cutting-edge research into more natural and intuitive computer networking environments and creating renewable, environmentally friendly diesel fuel from vegetable oil....[continue]

Fuel for thought: McGill experts on record oil prices
McGill University | April 25, 2006
As the price of oil smashed through the $75-a-barrel record in recent days and gasoline prices in Canada rose from three to five percent last week over the previous week, media and consumers are sifting through the implications, from micro to macro, from wallet to voting intention to economic ramifications....[continue]

Reaching the summit: three Schulich professors take home hardware at the 2006 APEGGA Summit Awards
University of Calgary | April 24, 2006
The 2006 APEGGA Summit Awards, held Friday April 21st in Edmonton, were attended by over 1100 engineering professionals, educators researchers, and guests....[continue]

Dr. Gerry Sullivan appointed chief executive officer of Accelerator Centre
University of Waterloo | April 20, 2006
The board of directors for the Accelerator Centre, located at the University of Waterloo Research + Technology Park, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Gerry Sullivan as chief executive officer....[continue]

UW biotechnologist receives major international recognition award
University of Waterloo | April 6, 2006
A leading researcher at the University of Waterloo has received a global award for breakthrough work in biotechnology, including advances in the production of biopharmaceuticals and the reduction of pollution....[continue]

Innovative Chemical Engineering Projects Take UNBF Spotlight
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | March 28, 2006
It’s much more than a class project for future chemical engineers. This is serious business....[continue]

Taleo CEO encourages Laurier science students to dream big
Wilfrid Laurier University | March 24, 2006
In a lecture on March 23 entitled "From Physics to Wall Street", Michael Gregoire, president and CEO of Taleo Corporation, urged Laurier science students to take advantage of the "tremendous" opportunities available in the burgeoning global workplace....[continue]

Diabetes research yielding breakthrough success: U of C bioengineering team successfully growing insulin-producing cells in lab
University of Calgary | March 16, 2006
Freedom from insulin injections and the myriad of health problems related to type 1 diabetes is closer to becoming reality, thanks to University of Calgary researchers who are developing the first bioreactor procedures to grow pancreatic cells in their laboratory....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Saint John | February 28, 2006
Neill and Gunter, one of the foremost engineering consulting firms in Atlantic Canada, has made a donation of $200,000 in cash and in-kind services to the University of New Brunswick’s Forging our Futures Campaign....[continue]

Gold, bronze new U of T colours
University of Toronto | February 28, 2006
Alumni, students, faculty experience the Olympics...[continue]

Buttle battles back to Olympic bronze
University of Toronto | February 17, 2006
Engineering student calls victory 'huge'...[continue]

UBC Okanagan Expansion Adds Six Board of Governors Seats
University of British Columbia | December 15, 2005
The University of British Columbia Board of Governors chair Brad Bennett welcomes six new members to the university board....[continue]

Young faculty receive new provincial awards to build research teams
University of Waterloo | November 29, 2005
Nine young faculty members at the University of Waterloo are among the recipients of a new multi-million-dollar Ontario government program aimed at helping recently appointed researchers build their research teams....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Saint John | November 25, 2005
Diversifying engineering education with a growing need to embrace and navigate global change....[continue]

McGill recruits top international researchers as Canada Research Chairs
McGill University | November 16, 2005
McGill's standing as a top international research institution is again in the spotlight with the announcement of nine new Canada Research Chairs....[continue]

U of T's Canada Research Chairs now at 206
University of Toronto | November 10, 2005
13 new chairs announced...[continue]

Nerve guidance channel research will aid nerve repair damage
University of Toronto | November 10, 2005
Different combinations of materials will impact different brain neurons to regenerate...[continue]

Energy Coalition to create 1,500 student seats; action plan to unlock Alberta energy reserves
University of Calgary | November 4, 2005
The University of Calgary and SAIT Polytechnic today announced the Calgary Coalition to Advance Alberta’s Energy, Environment and Innovation Strategies....[continue]

Lakehead U Researchers Receive Funding from Ontario Research Fund
Lakehead University | November 1, 2005
Lakehead University has received $487,074 for five researcher projects from the Ontario Research Fund (ORF)....[continue]

UW receives provincial funding for 33 research projects
University of Waterloo | November 1, 2005
Designing computer algorithms as well as improving highway pavements and discovering new genes are just three of many University of Waterloo projects that will benefit from more than $6.2 million in Ontario government funding announced locally last week....[continue]

Chair in Nanotechology Established in honour of UNB Chancellor
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | October 20, 2005
The University of New Brunswick announced today the establishment of a Chair in Nanotechnology honoring UNB Chancellor and BCE Chairman, Dr. Richard J. Currie, O.C....[continue]

New invention will convert waste to active carbon
University of Toronto | October 20, 2005
New U of T research will make it possible to convert waste material from oil sands into active carbon, and has the potential to greatly reduce mercury emissions....[continue]



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