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Volume 6 - 2017

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OUR YEAR IN NUMBERS

HISTORIC FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT: Metal Earth

RESEARCH AWARDS

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

RESEARCH LEADERS

Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty of Health
Faculty of Management
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Science, Engineering and Architecture

TOP RESEARCH TWEETS

Volume 5 - 2016

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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

Volume 4  - 2014

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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