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A new software developed by a Carleton University professor allows drivers to pay for parking using their cellphone.
David Johnston the first academic to hold the post.
Six students in the management of technology MBA program at Simon Fraser University have developed an iPhone application, QuakeAware, that tells you what to do in the event of an earthquake. The application is available for free online through the Apple iTunes store. “The recent catastrophes in Haiti and Chile reminded us that an earthquake […]
‘It’s the right thing to do’
Most Tuesday mornings, Adaora Agu, a third-year marketing major at Ryerson’s school of management, travels to Scarborough to visit Rosalie Hall, a resource centre and shelter for 25 teenaged single mothers and expectant mothers. Ms. Agu’s mission: to make them savvier about personal finance. “Switching from brand-name products to no-frills is one of the key […]
New action plan for Haitian universities unveiled by AUF at Montreal conference.
They may be cute, but UVic’s rabbits have got to go.
All 19 chair holders held positions outside Canada prior to being named – a big brain gain for this country.
A landmark court ruling in B.C. touches on the bicameral model of academic governance.
Please note that this podcast interview is in French.
A veterinary program developed at UPEI gives students an opportunity to help Northern animals.
What started as one man’s musings about the impact of teachers in his life has turned into the country’s most prestigious award for university teaching.
Have you ever given a lecture and been completely sidetracked by an unanticipated question? Or presented a paper and gotten thrown off because your slides wouldn’t work?
Recruitment effort pushes the profession as a ‘great option’ for young men, but it’s still very much a female domain.
Technology developed at University of British Columbia turns the effluent from water treatment plants into a high-value phosphorus-based nutrient.
Graduate student Lech Lebiedowski rebuilds an old German fighter plane, piece by piece.
A recent message on the website of the McGill University bookstore said it all: the now famous McGill tie was sold out and it might take up to six weeks to fill orders.
A tiny auto-focus lens developed at Université Laval could soon spell the end to those lousy, out-of-focus pictures taken with cell phone cameras.