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The Key

Laurentian University's Research Magazinee

Volume 4  - 2014

 
Environment and Conservation 

All Creatures Great and Small | Especially the ones that creep, crawl and slither 

Extracting Bio-energy from the Boreal Forest | How wood chips and soil microbes might change our footprint 

Health and Wellness 

Patented Medicine | Laurentian’s licensed diagnostic tool is changing cancer treatment 

Giving Voice | How one researcher explores children’s health issues by listening 

Social and cultural research and creativity 

Poverty, Homelessness and Migration | Unique project maps migration, measures homelessness across the North 

The Sweet Science | Giving athletes a competitive edge through cultural psychology 

Engineering, mineral and materials sciences 

X-ray Vision | A Laurentian professor’s patented technology can help geologist “see” through rock 

Following the Footprints of Mineral Wealth | Laurentian leads national geo-science research that could change exploration 

Building a Better Buggy | Laurentian’s Mechanical Engineering students show ‘the right stuff’ 

Subatomic Physics – SNOLAB 

The Whispers of the Universe | The search for dark matter in Sudbury’s SNOLAB 

Laurentian university strategic research plan 2012-2017

Volume 5 - 2016

ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION
  • The Ethics of Conservation Five Laurentian professors from diverse disciplines form a research centre with ethics at its very core 
  • The School of the Environment 
  • Keeping Track of Endangered Species
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
  • The Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH) Fighting fatigue in fire-fighters 
  • Better Health Delivery Means Better Health CRaNHR’s investigators examine health systems
SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RESEARCH AND CREATIVITY
  • The Antidote to Amnesia: Stories and Identity “If someone has a diamond, and you make them believe they have nothing, they will trade it.”
  • The Meaning of Sacred Space Mosque architecture and design in Canada
SUBATOMIC PHYSICS
  • SNOLAB – From Darkness to Light Pushing the boundaries of knowledge
ENGINEERING, MINERAL AND MATERIALS SCIENCES
  • Professor’s Modified Rock Bolt Design Contributes to Mining Safety Building a better bolt
  • Laurentian Mining Innovation and Technology (LMIT) The Sudbury advantage
FEATURED EXPERTS
  • Upping Our Game: Laurentian’s drive for research excellence 
  • Blunt Force, Forensics and Fame Dr. Scott Fairgrieve is gaining international recognition for his work in forensic science

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