Young Girls, Education and Future Engineers are closely tied together. Dr. Bottomley, Electrical Engineer, has been studying engineering education for 30+ years and has found some profound insights into why and when girls - and eventually women - opt out of engineering fields. And it's probably not what you think.
Robert Thirsk holds the Canadian record for the most time spent in space (204 days 18 hours). In this illuminating and wide-ranging CPD module, Dr. Thirsk dives into the importance of space exploration for medical technology that will help vulnerable communities, the 'race to Mars' and much more. Don't miss it.
Does Engineering education need an overhaul? Dean Mary Wells (U of Waterloo) covers a wide range of topics from the existential pressure on students to creating to new models of learning within the constraints of an old system.
Revolutionary Stadium Design and a Super Bowl debut: How an Engineering Team Overcame Major Challenges to Create a $5Bn Airflow-Optimized Venue.
Professor, Animal Behaviourist, NYT best-selling author and world renowned Autism Advocate Temple Grandin talks about her book Visual Thinking and how 'clever engineering' is in danger of disappearing.
Leading Earthquake Engineer Svetlana Brzev, PhD shares early lessons for engineers from the M7.8 and 7.5 earthquakes that devastated parts of Turkey and Syria on Feb 6, 2023.
Think computer engineering isn't relevant to your work as a civil or electrical engineer? From Intel's Parallel Computing Lab, Tim Mattson explains how the future of software involves all of us becoming programmers and having a deeper understanding of software is vital.
Canada Research Chair in Future Internet walks you through the technical aspects of 5G cellular, steps telecom providers must take to prepare and how it will impact rural and remote regions.
Applying an engineering approach to help mitigate damage caused to farmers who spend 12-16 hours at a time riding machinery that creates full-body vibration.
Very few architects get to work on iconic musical venues, and Chris Couse has worked on many. 120 yr old Massey Hall in Toronto, Ontario posed many engineering problems and one very modern solution.
One of Canada's most successful women engineers discusses being the first female PhD grad from Concordia FoE, to having the school named after her.
Sign up for a free two week trial membership and enjoy limited free CPD content.
Sign up for our monthly newsletter to get a first peek at upcoming guests, topics and exciting news.
"*" indicates required fields