Highlights / institute

Environment & Animal Life, International, Politics, Society

Canada’s new national climate change research institute

Announced this week, Canada has a new agency to look into the various issues of climate change. Non-partisan and arms-length from the government which is funding it, the agency will partner with experts in a variety of fields of research »

Environment & Animal Life, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

Canada funds ‘world-leading’ institute for ocean science

The government of Canada has announced a $94 million contribution to universities in eastern provinces to create an international institute for ocean science. To be called the Ocean Frontier Institute, it will be collaboration between Dalhousie University, Memorial University and »

Health, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

New understanding of brain function and how we learn

We watch someone demonstrating an action, and then we repeat it. But in doing so we are “learning” that action. But it’s a very complex process. Recent research has uncovered a bit more of this learning process. Heather McGregor is »