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U of T faculty win Early Researcher Awards
University of Toronto | November 15, 2006
Thirty researchers from the university and its affiliated hospitals each won the award, given by the province to researchers who are within the first five years of an independent academic career....[continue]

Lorne Trottier: The gift of passion for stars and sky
McGill University | November 15, 2006
High-tech entrepreneur increases support of science, engineering at McGill...[continue]

Young faculty receive provincial awards to build research teams
University of Waterloo | November 8, 2006
Fourteen young faculty members at the University of Waterloo have received Ontario's early researcher awards aimed at helping them build their research teams....[continue]

McMaster establishes new graduate program in neuroscience
McMaster University | October 26, 2006
McMaster University has long been a leader in neurosciences, and a new graduate program will create an interdisciplinary, research-oriented training program....[continue]

UW graduates 1, 376 students, awards six honorary degrees
University of Waterloo | October 19, 2006
The University of Waterloo's fall convocation on Saturday will celebrate the graduation of more than 1,300 students and the granting of six honorary degrees....[continue]

NSERC rewards McGill innovation
McGill University | October 16, 2006
Winning projects benefit health, food, communications, computer industries...[continue]

UNBF to Honour Supreme Court Justice
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | September 29, 2006
The University of New Brunswick in Fredericton will honour a Supreme Court Justice at its 52nd Convocation on Thursday, Oct. 19....[continue]

Hungary recognizes contributions of McMaster professor
McMaster University | September 25, 2006
A rare honour has been bestowed on Tamas Terlaky, professor of Computing and Software at McMaster....[continue]

UN's human rights commissioner to receive honorary degree
University of Waterloo | September 25, 2006
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Louise Arbour, is among those receiving honorary degrees at the University of Waterloo's fall convocation to be held Saturday, Oct. 21....[continue]

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

UW joins Abu Dhabi international energy research network
University of Waterloo | August 17, 2006
The University of Waterloo will be the only Canadian partner in an international research network launched recently in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, which seeks to develop alternative technologies for advanced energy and environmental solutions....[continue]

Professors elected to Royal Society of Canada
McMaster University | August 8, 2006
Two McMaster professors, Jamal Deen and Adam Hitchcock, have been selected as Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada by the Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada....[continue]

UVic Startup Receives FDA Clearance
University of Victoria | July 24, 2006
A new medical device created by a University of Victoria spin-off company—which enhances physicians’ ability to measure, monitor and track patients’ pain—has approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for sale in the United States....[continue]

Carleton University Congratulates Ontario Government On Putting Talent First
Carleton University | July 21, 2006
Carleton University applauds today’s announcement by Premier Dalton McGuinty to put Talent First. The Ministry of Research and Innovation (MRI) will provide $1,116,500 to fund Carleton University’s Talent First program....[continue]

Carleton’s New Research Chair Takes Heart in Biomedical Research
Carleton University | July 19, 2006
Carleton University’s Vice-President (Research and International), Dr. Feridun Hamdullahpur, is pleased to announce that Dr. Andy Adler has just been chosen as the Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering at Carleton University....[continue]

New CPES Dean Appointed
University of Guelph | July 17, 2006
The University of Guelph has appointed Anthony Vannelli, a professor of electrical and computer engineering and associate dean of research and external partnerships at the University of Waterloo, as dean of the College of Physical and Engineering Sciences (CPES)....[continue]

UVic Engineers Bring Out the Green Thumbs
University of Victoria | July 17, 2006
Wouldn’t it be great to have a luscious green lawn despite changes in the weather and your availability to water it? Soon, you won’t need your own personal landscaper to make that happen because a team of engineering students from University of Victoria is developing the Internet-based Water Saving System....[continue]

Paint-on semiconductor outperforms chips
University of Toronto | July 12, 2006
Finding has enormous value for communications, imaging and monitoring applications...[continue]

Nortel Networks Institute appoints new director
University of Waterloo | June 29, 2006
A leading Canadian researcher in communication systems design, Amir Khandani, has been appointed director of the Nortel Networks Institute for Advanced Information Technology at the University of Waterloo, effective July 1....[continue]

Nortel and NSERC establish UW research chair with focus on wireless
University of Waterloo | June 9, 2006
Nortel today announced it is co-sponsoring a research chair at the University of Waterloo focused on technologies that will help shape the future of wireless networks....[continue]

Computer program can detect knee disorders
Ryerson University | May 30, 2006
University researchers have developed a computer software program that is able to detect knee disorders such as arthritis with a high degree of accuracy....[continue]

UVic to Present Academic Medals at Convocation
University of Victoria | May 30, 2006
The University of Victoria will recognize its highest achieving students among the Class of 2006—in subjects from genetics to intellectual property law—during Spring Convocation ceremonies June 6-9....[continue]

Nobel Laureate to speak at UW's Ontario Nano Symposium
University of Waterloo | May 9, 2006
Canada's Nobel Prize Laureate John Polanyi is among the speakers sharing their visions of nanotechnology at the 2006 Ontario Nano Symposium to be held May 19 at the University of Waterloo....[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]

University of New Brunswick - Saint John | April 21, 2006
Eugene Lewis and Susan Montague are the 2006 recipients of President’s Medals at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton....[continue]

Paint-on laser could rescue computer chip industry
University of Toronto | April 19, 2006
Engineers use quantum dots and a hairdryer to make laser that could avert ‘interconnect bottleneck’...[continue]

Malaspina builds bridge to help future engineers
Malaspina University College | April 19, 2006
Malaspina University-College is building a bridge to help future engineers launch their careers....[continue]

Engineering researchers lead the way in the latest round of ACOA funding
Memorial University of Newfoundland | April 4, 2006
Four of the five projects announced on March 31 under the Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF) involve researchers from the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Memorial University....[continue]

New Facility Targets Spread of Breast Cancer
University of Western Ontario | March 27, 2006
A new research facility at The University of Western Ontario will help researchers determine how breast cancer cells spread through the body....[continue]

University of Manitoba | March 16, 2006
This afternoon at the Bannatyne Campus, Dr. Emoke Szathmáry, president and vice-chancellor of the University of Manitoba, will formally recognize 27 researchers who have successfully patented new technologies....[continue]

UW to host Waterloo Regional FIRST Robotics competition
University of Waterloo | March 15, 2006
With participation rising by 25 per cent over last year, some of Ontario's top high school students will once again gather at the University of Waterloo next week for the Waterloo Regional FIRST Robotics Competition....[continue]

Never get Lost at the Mall Again!
University of Victoria | March 15, 2006
Imagine being able to walk through large buildings, or even malls, without losing your way. Or being able to know where your child is when he or she wanders out of sight....[continue]

Expanded scholarship opportunities to give students leg-up on tuition fees
University of Windsor | March 9, 2006
Top students entering the University of Windsor this fall can take advantage of an expanded entrance scholarship program that will see new scholarship monies and research opportunities for students in a larger number of programs....[continue]

Professor wins Oscar
University of Toronto | March 6, 2006
A new computer animation technique took Demetri Terzopoulos from the classroom to the Oscars...[continue]

Hackers beware! New technique uses photons, physics to foil codebreakers
University of Toronto | February 22, 2006
Quantum cryptography allows transmission of data through fibre optic cables...[continue]

Update from Mars — Mount Allison student serves on Expedition Beta
Mount Allison University | February 16, 2006
What’s a mission to Mars like?...[continue]

Dr. Claude Lajeunesse's Speech : Engaged in Innovation and Agent of Social Change - in english
Concordia University | February 2, 2006
Thank you for offering me the opportunity to address this prestigious forum....[continue]

Dr. Claude Lajeunesse's Speech : Engaged in Innovation and Agent of Social Change - as delivered
Concordia University | February 2, 2006
Je vous remercie de m’offrir cette prestigieuse tribune. C’est avec un grand plaisir que j’ai accepté l’honneur de vous adresser la parole ce matin....[continue]

University of Lethbridge Provost Named Chair of Research Body
University of Lethbridge | January 5, 2006
A leading Alberta educator has been named as the chair of Alberta's Informatics Circle of Research Excellence (iCORE). Dr. Seamus O'Shea is Vice President (Academic) and Provost of the University of Lethbridge, and has served on the board of iCORE since 2000....[continue]

Engineering students showcase tech projects
University of Waterloo | January 4, 2006
Students graduating from the University of Waterloo's Electrical and Computer Engineering department this year are exhibiting their group technological projects on Wednesday, Jan. 18....[continue]



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