Event: York U’s Glendon campus serves as host for the Canada Prizes Award Ceremony May 7
May 2, 2014Two books authored by individuals with connections to York University are among a group of scholarly works by Canadian academics that are in the running for a prestigious Canada Prize.
The Windsor Star: Windsor’s big answer to extra electricity: store it underwater
April 14, 2014The problem with electricity is if you don’t use it right away it goes to waste, which makes renewable energy tricky. Enter two plugged-in University of Windsor engineers who have developed a way to store energy underwater. http://blogs.windsorstar.com/2014/04/13/windsors-big-answer-to-extra-electricity-store-it-underwater/
Event: Science on tap – Quench your interest
April 10, 2014Our environment and our health: How ‘responsibility’ matters. Air, water and soil quality; food quality and security; climate change and infectious diseases – there are many ways in which our environments have profound effects on our health and the health of our communities.
Media Release: Top university researchers discuss What Matters Now at McMichael art gallery as part of travelling Research Matters series
April 4, 2014Kleinburg, Ont., April 4, 2014 – Pain management, plants that can replace plastic, underwater robots, Canadian culture, and exercise for those with physical disabilities will be in the spotlight as five top Ontario university researchers discuss "What Matters Now" at the beautiful home of the country’s foremost collections of Canadian art.
Event: College Royal Open House Celebrates 90 Years
March 6, 2014More than 30,000 people are expected to visit the University of Guelph March 15 and 16 for the 90th annual College Royal weekend. The free two-day event, with the celebratory theme of “90 Years of Royalty,” is North America's largest student-run university open house.
Event: The Carbon Conversations: Charting a Sustainable Future
March 3, 2014The core of our planet’s crisis is carbon – its use, management and ownership is at the fulcrum of fundamental issues in our world: climate change, environmental stewardship, economic development, culture, ideology and the consumption of resources.