A statement on the value of research and its vital contributions to society
Research builds communities
Research in Canada, for Canada: A value proposition
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.
New BrunswickTackling the many dimensions of New Brunswick’s housing crisis
How one social science lab — with a few well-placed couches — is bringing stakeholders together to address the intersecting issues of housing affordability, mental health and food security
OntarioFinding hope and deep learning in the drama classroom
Can the unique “messiness” of theatre empower young people to create radical change in the face of crises like the climate emergency? Absolutely, according to insights from multi-country research that merges ethnography, pedagogy and playwriting.
British ColumbiaChoosing the right route to lower traffic emissions
By profiling tailpipe emissions and creating community-specific transportation models, researchers will help cities reach their net-zero mobility goals faster — even in sub-zero temperatures
OntarioPackaging with potential
Developing efficient and sustainable packaging is a pressing concern for food processors, but a new research centre will help them find solutions