Entries by Tracy

Say cheese! Science Exposed is back!

NSERC has recently launched its Science Exposed contest, in collaboration with l’Acfas. The image contest challenges Canadians to combine creativity and science for a chance to win one of four cash prizes of up to $2,000. The Science Exposed contest is devoted exclusively to images of scientific research, in all fields of study. We invite all to review the contest […]

What is 3D Printing? A How-To to Additive Manufacturing

3D Printing is an additive manufacturing process that creates a physical object from a digital design. Though the 3D printing technologies and materials upon which digital designs are printed may vary, the principle is the same: a digital model is turned into a solid three-dimensional physical object by adding material layer by layer. How does […]

Grad Student Research Opportunity: Research Assistant, Mining and Metallurgical

As part of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) funded project entitled Regional Workforce Development in Rural BC, the Regional Innovation Chair is seeking a graduate student to produce a labour market profile for the mining and metallurgical sector in the Columbia Basin-Boundary region of southeast BC. The labour market profile […]

New Ways To Benefit From New Technologies

Media Release~ With new technologies such as 3D printers, 3D scanners and computer numeric control (CNC) machines beginning to hit the mainstream, it is easier than ever for businesses to benefit from their use. Michelle Stilwell, Minister of Social Development and Social Innovation, “New technologies are giving businesses more and more opportunities to grow, and it […]