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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]

University of Windsor and other Ontario universities introduce landmark information tool
University of Windsor | November 9, 2006
The University of Windsor and 18 other Ontario universities have developed Common University Data Ontario (CUDO),, an on-line tool designed to enable users to access and compare performance information collected in a fair and consistent manner....[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]

Hamlet comes to life for visually impaired
University of Toronto | November 7, 2006
Software allows blind audience to experience theatrical performance with enhanced audio broadcast...[continue]

Game transforms computing classroom
Simon Fraser University | October 26, 2006
A team of Simon Fraser University computing science professors is ready to transform the classroom experience for the faculty’s third- and fourth-year students....[continue]

He shoots! He scores?
University of Calgary | October 26, 2006
Researchers at the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Kinesiology may have found the secret to dazzling goaltending, after they discovered the exact spot a goalie needs to watch to be successful....[continue]

Renovations Begin at New Terrace Campus
University of Northern British Columbia | October 18, 2006
The University of Northern British Columbia has selected two companies from the Northwest region to undertake renovations at its new Terrace campus building....[continue]

Dal Grants Honorary Degrees to Three Exceptional Canadians
Dalhousie University | October 16, 2006
During fall convocation ceremonies, October 21st and 22nd, 2006, Dalhousie University will award honorary degrees to three prominent Canadians in recognition of their significant accomplishments....[continue]

Bell Canada invests $1 million in Engineering Entrepreneurship
McMaster University | October 13, 2006
Bell Canada today announced a $1-million investment in McMaster University's Master of Engineering Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MEEI) program over the next five years....[continue]

Business, humanitarian and community leaders to receive honorary degrees at weekend convocation ceremonies
University of Windsor | October 10, 2006
The University of Windsor will confer degrees on 949 graduating students during two sessions of the university’s 86th Convocation ceremonies this weekend...[continue]

Chinese delegation gets economic lowdown from SFU
Simon Fraser University | October 5, 2006
With Simon Fraser University political scientists as their personal tour guides, six high-level academicsandcivic officials from China are visiting B.C. October 9-13 to get a primer on BC’s economy....[continue]

A purple ribbon in support of non-violence will be prominent at the first-ever Non-Violence Awaremess Fair in the MUSC Marketplace on Thursday, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
McMaster University | October 5, 2006
Students inquire, discover and learn at newly renovated facilty...[continue]

UW president shares vision of Waterloo Region as knowledge capital by 2010
University of Waterloo | September 21, 2006
David Johnston, president of the University of Waterloo, today outlined 10 goals to make Waterloo Region Canada’s knowledge capital by 2010 and invited the community to develop the next 10....[continue]

A unique new Queen's University web site is helping doctors around the globe solve one of their most pressing problems: how to keep up with the latest medical developments.
Queen's University | September 20, 2006
Ariel Salzmann (History) compares Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI’s relationship with Islam in the Globe and Mail....[continue]

Okanagan College introduces Laptop Lending Program
Okanagan University College | September 14, 2006
Okanagan College students now have another use for their library cards: they can use them to borrow state-of-the-art laptop computers....[continue]

UW offers science and geography degrees combined with aviation
University of Waterloo | September 6, 2006
Aviation enthusiasts will be able to learn to fly while earning a university degree through two new programs offered by the University of Waterloo....[continue]

Carleton University Doctoral Student Wins Prestigious International Fellowship
Carleton University | August 18, 2006
Carleton University Department of Electronics doctoral student Peter Popplewell is one of two international winners of a 2006-2007 IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society Pre-Doctoral Fellowship....[continue]

Trent University Partners with Peterborough Utilities Inc. and Nexicom to Improve Residence Experience for Students
Trent University | August 1, 2006
Partnership Results in Improved Internet Access and Latest Telephone Technology in all Symons Campus Residence Rooms...[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]

UTSC photo contest showcases hobby photographers
University of Toronto | July 10, 2006
Winners’ work will hang in graduate student lounge...[continue]

Tourism Security Expert Coming to Campus
University of Guelph | July 7, 2006
A leading expert in "tourism security" who facilitated a conference in Aruba following the disappearance of a U.S. high school student will visit the University of Guelph next week....[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 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]

TRU off to Trafalgar Square to participate in International Canada Day Celebrations
Thompson Rivers University | June 28, 2006
Going to London to . . . wave the Canadian flag?...[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]

LU and Endress + Hauser form Partnership
Laurentian University of Sudbury | June 6, 2006
Laurentian University and Endress + Hauser announced June 6, 2006 that a $100, 000 partnership has been created to supply measurement technology equipment to the School of Engineering ....[continue]

New McMaster Alumni Field opens
McMaster University | May 25, 2006
McMaster University's new Alumni Field began serving the McMaster and surrounding community this past weekend....[continue]

New McMaster Alumni Field opens
McMaster University | May 25, 2006
McMaster University's new Alumni Field began serving the McMaster and surrounding community this past weekend....[continue]

President Harvey Weingarten speaks at Calgary Chamber of Commerce on University of the Future
University of Calgary | May 9, 2006
In1966, after almost 100 years of community advocacy, an autonomous university opened in the northwest quadrant of the city of Calgary....[continue]

School Weather Network Wins Kudos
University of Victoria | May 1, 2006
A University of Victoria climatologist’s mission to turn a new generation of students on to the wonders of weather science has earned him a 2006 Award of Recognition from the BC School Superintendents Association....[continue]

Fresh Research, Sunny Side Up – why safflower is saving lives
University of Calgary | April 17, 2006
Heart patients and diabetics have learned to love safflower thanks to the research of Mr. Andrew Baum, President and CEO of SemBioSys Inc....[continue]

McMillan, Stanley, Union's top seniors
St. Francis Xavier University | April 10, 2006
Elizabeth McMillan and Ryan Stanley are StFX's female and male senior students of the year....[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]

Aliant Rings Up $250,000 Donation to StFX
St. Francis Xavier University | April 4, 2006
Aliant, Atlantic Canada's leading information and communications technology provider, will donate $250,000 to St. Francis Xavier University....[continue]

Classroom technology gets thumbs-up
Wilfrid Laurier University | April 3, 2006
A recent survey, conducted by the Teaching Learning Technology (TLT) Steering Committee, found that Laurier faculty are generally happy with the classroom technology offered at Laurier....[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]

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]

BCIT welcomes equipment donation from Honeywell Aerospace: partnership with industry integral to new Aerospace Technology Campus
British Columbia Institute of Technology | March 3, 2006
Through a donation of $2.2 million in hardware and technical support, Honeywell Aerospace will provide BCIT with the latest generation of avionics digital technology – enabling BCIT to create a glass cockpit learning laboratory in its new Aerospace Technology Campus (ATC), to open in 2007....[continue]

BCIT to soar with new elite Aerospace Technology Campus, announces a further $6.8 million in funding support
British Columbia Institute of Technology | March 3, 2006
BCIT’s $65 million Aerospace Technology Campus (ATC), under construction on 12.2 acres at the gateway to Vancouver International Airport (YVR), promises to build on the foundation of BCIT’s recognized leadership in maintenance, repair and overhaul training....[continue]

Working Where You Work event to launch UofW wireless initiative
University of Windsor | February 20, 2006
The University of Windsor will celebrate the launch of Working Where You Work, its campus-wide wireless initiative, Tuesday, February 21 at 1:30 p.m. in the Commons area of the CAW Student Centre....[continue]



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