The Grameen Creative Lab, together with partner HEC Montréal, invites students to take up a unique opportunity and participate in the Social Business Creation competition. The competetion is structured as an online course that is designed to enhance students’ learning experience and help them develop their business idea into a real business. It offers a win-win platform that allows for bottom-up development.
Research led by Dr Hossein Heris of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Dr Jamal Daoud of the Department of Biomedical Engineering is featured on the cover of the journal Advanced Healthcare Materials. Their article describes the successful adhesion of human fibroblast cells to a scaffold biomaterial composed of hyaluronic acid and gelatin composite microgels.
"Mr. Davidson, who died on Dec. 24 at 65, used sophisticated microscopes to create stunning, psychedelic images of crystallized substances like DNA and hormones, and he contributed to Nobel Prize-honored research about the inner workings of cells. His images were on the covers of scientific journals and, as unlikely as it might seem, on neckwear" states the NY Times.
Don't miss the January 15, 2016, edition of CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks to learn how Prof Jeff Bergthorson and colleagues are finding ways for energy to be stored and transported via iron and other metals, a novel and potentially important method for delivering fossil-fuel-free power.
Peter McAuslan, Founder and former President of the McAuslan Brewing Company, shared his entrepreneurial wisdom with students and staff on November 26th. The Entrepreneurial Leadership Speaker Series aims to spark student interest in entrepreneurship while tempering the passion with the reality of what it takes to be an entrepreneur.
Research and International Relations is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. R. Anne McKinney as Associate Vice-Principal, Research and International Relations (AVP-RIR), with a term beginning January 1, 2016 and ending December 31, 2018.