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Collaborating with Academics

By Devin Kreuger It’s a familiar situation—one I’ve seen time and time again. Company A wants to collaborate with Institution B, but Company A has heard too many horror-stories of how difficult it can be to work with post-secondary institutions.


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Peel Police + Psychology Professor = Productive Partnership

By Devin Kreuger Being a police officer isn’t all parking tickets and drunk and disorderly calls. There are times, as a cop, when split-second, life-or-death decision-making is necessary. It’s not hard to imagine that in situations of extreme stress—when lives


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“You Want to do What? To Whom?” The Ethics of Research involving Human Subjects

By Devin Kreuger Human beings are curious creatures, and as such, we hunger for new knowledge and understanding. Thanks to our curious nature, we’ve reaped tremendous benefits for our society. In the social sciences and humanities, we’ve uncovered insights into


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How University-Based Research is Funded

By Devin Kreuger I was speaking with an undergraduate student recently about the research of one of her professors, and she remarked in passing that she’d prefer her tuition dollars be used on student services rather than research. Her incorrect


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Make your R&D dollars go further with funding from Mitacs

By Teri Kirk Is your business gearing up for an R&D project? Then you will be interested in learning about two funding programs offered by Mitacs, a national nonprofit organization that delivers research and training programs. Mitacs Elevate The Mitacs


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Telling the Research Story

By Devin Kreuger You’re probably already aware that the Federal government is the largest funder of research activities in Canada. Most of the governments’ research funding to academics flows through what are commonly referred to as the Tri-Councils: Canadian Institutes


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Let’s Rendezvous to Talk Science

By Devin Kreuger If you happened to be visiting the Central Library on May 9, you may have stumbled upon Science Rendezvous—an annual celebration of all things science. Aimed primarily at children and youth, Science Rendezvous is an “annual festival


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Benefit from new funding announced in the 2015 Budgets

By Teri Kirk Many businesses are seeking information on the new incentives announced in last month’s federal and Ontario Budgets, and how their company can benefit. Here’s everything you need to know about new funding opportunities for your business: New


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Is there really a skills gap, or is it a communications gap between individuals, industry, education and government?

By Rosa Lokaisingh So we have jobs without people and people without jobs. We have a relatively high national unemployment rate — particularly among youth — that persists as employers complain they just can’t find the labour they need. But


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Fight Cancer, With Data

By Devin Kreuger It’s April, which means it’s Daffodil Month—when fundraising for the fight against cancer ramps up, and all of us touched by the impact of cancer are reminded of how far we still have to go to achieve


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