Five Ontario researchers receive Polanyi Prizes from Nobel winner
November 25, 2013Today, five top Ontario university researchers were awarded the prestigious Polanyi Prizes for their extraordinary research, which ranges from studies on infidelity, to breakthroughs in quantum physics, and examinations of blood-feeders as transmitters of disease.
Age and mobility at What Matters Now London
November 22, 2013WATERLOO – The fear of falling increases for many of us as we get older. More than anything else, we depend on the thousands of pressure sensors in our feet to help us keep our balance.
Thawing sumps leaking into Mackenzie Delta lakes
November 8, 2013Sumps in the Mackenzie Delta region that were constructed in permafrost during the 1970s and 80s aren’t staying permanently frozen, says Queen’s professor John Smol and former Queen’s PhD student Joshua Thienpont.
SSHRC launches student contest to promote liberal arts research
November 6, 2013Social sciences and humanities research builds knowledge about poeple in the past and present with a view toward creating a better future.
McMaster, feds and industry leaders partner in green car research
October 28, 2013McMaster University has entered into major partnerships with Chrysler, the federal government and other auto industry leaders, to develop energy-efficient, high-performance electrified and lighter weight vehicles.
Research Matters returns with question: What Matters Now?
October 16, 2013Toronto, October 16, 2013 – Is there intelligent life out there? Can plant materials one day replace plastic? Can we ever eradicate infectious diseases? These questions and more will be explored by Ontario’s top university researchers in the latest Research Matters free speaker series focused on the question ‘What Matters Now?’