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Carleton engineers showcase their caring side

From February 26 – March 6, Carleton Engineering students will celebrate National Engineering Week, this year, drawing particular attention to the “caring” side of the profession. One of the best examples of this is the student-based, charitable organization, Engineers Without Borders (EWB). EWB is committed to improving the quality of life in developing nations around the globe, mostly by improving access to technology. Carleton’s chapter, now in its third year … Continue 

New lab founded on partnership and preservation

Developing strategies to protect wildlife at risk will become a little easier after a combined effort by Carleton University and the National Wildlife Research Centre (NWRC) to open a new Geomatics and Landscape Ecology Research Lab. “This lab provides a common meeting space where students can develop research questions that previously could not be addressed,” says Doug King one of the project co-directors. The facility, built as an extension on … Continue 

Help is only a phone call away

Carleton’s Telecounselling Centre, traditionally used for recruitment efforts, launched a new initiative this year to help new students better adjust to university life. Kathleen Nicholson, the Centre’s supervisor, says they teamed up with the Continue 

Retired physics professor still making waves

After 82 years, physics, formulas and an acute ability for problem-solving, is still a big part of Bob Clarke’s life. Still a leading researcher in his field, the physics professor emeritus is working with a team of researchers from the Royal Continue 

Ph.D. student contributes to safer roads

Ottawa’s winter road maintenance crews might soon be able to predict and prepare for dangerous driving conditions up to six hours in advance if research by a Carleton Ph.D. student is put to use. Aly Sherif, a Civil and Environmental Engineering Continue 

Highlighting a few Carleton student-research projects with funding from SSHRC

Higher self-esteem is about more than liking yourself, but others too It’s not all about you. Having high self-esteem could also affect how you Continue 

Soccer gets the ball rolling on team renewal

The Carleton men’s and women’s soccer teams are diving into another season with full force. “We have five rookies starting, but overall (we have) improved with good front players who should cause other teams problems,” says men’s coach Continue 

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