Supporting Indigenous Economic Development

How business school research can help guide investment decisions

Social Innovation | June 21, 2023

There are around 500 Indigenous economic development corporations across Canada. Together, they manage hundreds of millions of dollars in businesses […]

Personalized Treatment for Mental Illness

Identifying causes for a more effective clinical response

Health and Wellness | June 15, 2023

Mental illness is a medical puzzle. People with conditions such as major depressive disorder comprise diverse populations. Some individuals have […]

Fighting Asthma and Lung Disease

Creating a human airway with 3D bioprinting

Health and Wellness | June 15, 2023

About 10 per cent of Canadians suffer from asthma, the most common chronic disease among children and one of the […]

Reducing Renewable Energy Uncertainty

Working towards accurate wind and solar power forecasts

Sustainability | June 15, 2023

Two of the most important technologies for mitigating global warming, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, are wind […]

Keeping Older Adults Safe on the Road

Driving Simulator Research Will Help People Remain Independent

Technology for Good | May 9, 2023

As people age, natural declines in physical and cognitive function affect our ability to process information and make decisions. This […]

The New Virtual Classroom

How holograms and immersive environments are transforming education

Technology for Good | May 9, 2023

A group of students sits inside a classroom at the school in Mayo, Yukon, a small village about 400 kilometres […]

Improving Doctor-Patient Communications

Interactive technology makes it easier to share and discuss health data

Health and Wellness | April 4, 2023

The human body is an incredibly complex machine. When it stops working properly, the doctors trained to fix it often […]

Fighting An Invasion

Scientists and policy experts work to stop spread of invasive species

Sustainability | March 27, 2023

In the early 1990s the mountain pine beetle outbreak began in British Columbia, wiping out more than half of the […]

Immigration, Communities and the Economy

Mapping out a solution to Canada's labour shortage

Social Innovation | March 20, 2023

Last year, Canada announced plans to increase the number of immigrants to 500,000 per year by 2025. Beyond welcoming people […]

Helping Children Learn Math

New tool identifies students who need extra support for important life skill

Social Innovation | March 20, 2023

Math is incredibly useful in everyday life. It's critical for managing money (understanding interest rates and mortgages), getting the best […]

Net-Zero Now

Researcher helps accelerate decarbonization in Canada

Sustainability | February 27, 2023

To ward off the worst impacts of climate change, Canada has committed to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. That means […]

Tackling Global Warming

Entrepreneurs raise over $10 million for innovative approach to removing carbon

Sustainability | February 21, 2023

Reducing our reliance on fossil fuels and replacing them with renewable sources of clean energy is the most important front […]