A statement on the value of research and its vital contributions to society
Research builds communities
Research in Canada, for Canada: A value proposition
Nova ScotiaMeet Canada’s greenhouse gas detectives
With a few creative hacks, the Flux Lab has transformed a lab bench gas analyzer into a mobile tool they’re using to measure emissions from pipeline leaks, landfills and melting permafrost in the field
QuebecAdvocating for ethical fashion
What are your daily needs? To breathe clean air, drink clean water, eat produce grown in healthy soil. Covering our bodies to protect ourselves is also not a luxury, but the clothing industry diminishes the quality of the first three vital ingredients.
SaskatchewanUnderstanding the importance of where we live
Historians are merging Indigenous research methods with digital historical data to rethink how we view the places we live and how those change over time
OntarioTaking aim at online hate and fake news
Dangerous disinformation campaigns on social media are on the rise. So are targeted personal attacks. The Digital Society Lab is using AI-powered countermeasures to push back.
QuebecScience (sea) star
Ocean science research is at a pivotal moment according to Guillaume St-Onge, Director of the Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski at Université du Québec à Rimouski
British ColumbiaTransforming dry data into Instagrammable art
Researchers are blending science, art and augmented reality to bring data to life, make complex information more evocative — and create plenty of buzz
Newfoundland and LabradorArchaeology’s high-tech race to save North Atlantic heritage
Climate change is threatening millennia of history in Newfoundland and Labrador. New LiDAR-equipped drones and other technology is helping archaeologists triage the sites at greatest risk and document crucial heritage before it disappears.
OntarioReinforcing the reliability of our vulnerable electricity grid
York University’s Pirathayini Srikantha studies power grid systems with the aim of keeping Canada’s infrastructure safe from fluctuations and hackers. Find out why she’s passionate about power.