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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]

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]

The faculty of science signs second sequential degree agreement with Chinese university
Wilfrid Laurier University | November 6, 2006
The Faculty of Science at Wilfrid Laurier University continues to forge new links with top Chinese universities. On September 19, 2006, the Faculty of Science signed its second Sequential Degree in just over 5 months with another top Engineering school in China: Jiangsu University in Zhenjjiang, Jiangsu Province....[continue]

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

Science/engineering researchers receive $23.4 million
Queen's University | September 13, 2006
Professors and students at Queen's University doing research ranging from speech perception and "spintronics" to how we age, less stressful MRI scanners, preserving modern works of art, and preventng injuries at work will receive a total of $23.4 million from Science and Engineering Research Canada (NSERC)....[continue]

Renowned Memorial University engineering researcher first Canadian to receive international award
Memorial University of Newfoundland | July 26, 2006
Dr. Aziz Rahman of Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science has been selected as the 2007 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Richard H. Kaufmann Award recipient from the IEEE for his "contributions to analysis, design, and development of Interior Permanent Magnet Motor drives."...[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]

Queen's attracts new Canada Research Chair from France
Queen's University | July 19, 2006
Queen's newest Canada Research Chair comes to the university from the Université d'Angers in France....[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]

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]

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]

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]

Astronaut Garneau to receive honorary degree
Athabasca University | May 23, 2006
A Canadian pioneer of outer space will be one of the honorary degree recipients at Athabasca University’s 2006 Convocation....[continue]

Astronaut Garneau to receive honorary degree
Athabasca University | May 23, 2006
A Canadian pioneer of outer space will be one of the honorary degree recipients at Athabasca University’s 2006 Convocation....[continue]

Laurier partners with Chinese institute to offer sequential degree
Wilfrid Laurier University | May 18, 2006
Wilfrid Laurier University is forging new links with one of China’s top software engineering schools by launching an initiative that will allow students from the Nanchang Institute of Aeronautical Technology (NIAT) to earn a Laurier science degree....[continue]

UW signs nanotechnology agreement with UAlbany NanoCollege
University of Waterloo | May 3, 2006
Aiming to advance nanotechnology research across the borders, the University of Waterloo (UW) has reached a collaborative agreement with the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) of the University at Albany-State University of New York....[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]

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]

Honorary degree recipients for June 2006 convocation
University of Alberta | April 4, 2006
The University of Alberta will confer nine honorary degrees at spring convocation 2006, June 7-9, 12 and 13 in the Jubilee Auditorium....[continue]

Speaking of engineering…
Memorial University of Newfoundland | April 3, 2006
Have you ever wondered…what’s happening with the Lower Churchill development?...[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]

UVic Budget Framework Provides for More Students, Campus Improvements
University of Victoria | March 21, 2006
The University of Victoria’s board of governors today approved a 2006/07 budget framework that provides for more student spaces, operating costs for new buildings to help ease a critical space shortage on campus, program quality improvements, and additional student financial assistance to keep UVic among the leaders in this area....[continue]

Pressable photonic crystals produce full-colour fingerprints and promise enhanced security
University of Toronto | March 14, 2006
Experiment reveals layers of data missed by traditional ink fingerprints...[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]

University of New Brunswick - Saint John | February 28, 2006
Excellent grades plus involvement in university and community activities are adding up to distinction for 25 students at the University of New Brunswick....[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]

McGill alumnus receives prestigious Young Innovators Award
McGill University | January 9, 2006
Philippe Simard honoured with Industry Canada distinction...[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Saint John | December 12, 2005
Ram and Nirmal Singhal remember the first day they came to Fredericton from India in 1967. They had nothing, except their hopes and dreams for a better future for their growing family....[continue]

Queen's TEAM Project Empowered by Shell Canada
Queen's University | November 28, 2005
Shell Canada today donated $400,000 to power Technology, Engineering and Management (TEAM) at Queen's University for the next three years....[continue]

UNBF's Wasson and Horton Honoured as Pioneers of Computing in Canada
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | November 24, 2005
Perseverance, vision, and leadership — these words can be used to describe a pioneer....[continue]

Biographies of the authors
Concordia University | November 16, 2005
Mercedes Abad, born in Barcelona in 1961, pursued studies in communications at the Univesidad Autónoma in her native city....[continue]

Engineering professor named to Scientific American
University of Toronto | November 15, 2005
A U of T scientist at the forefront of nanotechnology research has been named to the 2005 Scientific American 50 – an annual list recognizing outstanding leaders in science and technology from the past year....[continue]

North America's largest student tech conference to attract Canada's 'brightest young minds'
University of Waterloo | November 10, 2005
A student technology conference that had its start at the University of Waterloo will again in January bring together the "brightest young minds our country has to offer."...[continue]

Lakehead U Electrical Engineering Students Win $10,000 Prize in National Competition
Lakehead University | November 9, 2005
Three Lakehead University Electrical Engineering undergraduate students have been awarded for innovation by TELUS and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)....[continue]

Marek Wartak named Laurier’s University Research Professor for 2005–2006
Wilfrid Laurier University | November 9, 2005
Dr. Marek Wartak, a physics and computer science professor, has been named Laurier’s University Research Professor for 2005–2006....[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]

Carleton’s Research Growth Tops Off A Five-Year Success Story-University Moves Up in Re$earch Infosource Rankings
Carleton University | October 25, 2005
Re$earch Infosource has just ranked Carleton University as one of the Top Ten Universities by research growth as Carleton increased its research funding by 43.7 percent for 2004....[continue]

Couple Leaves Legacy to Saint Mary’s University through $400,000 Endowment
St. Mary's University | October 23, 2005
Students at Saint Mary’s University will benefit from a significant bequest made by two long-time supporters....[continue]

Carleton University Chemistry Prof. Wayne Wang wins prestigious Award from the Chemical Institute of Canada
Carleton University | October 20, 2005
Canada Research Chair in Emerging Organic Materials, Dr. Wayne Wang, is this year’s winner of the Macromolecular Science and Engineering Award from the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC)....[continue]



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