Canadian astronomers share innovative research during ShadOnline

Four researchers from the National Research Council of Canada joined Shads in virtual field trips about Canada’s unique contributions to astronomy.

A small tour of a big Universe

Dr. James Di Francesco is one of four National Research Council of Canada astronomers who shared their research during ShadOnline.

Designing CASTOR: Canada’s flagship space telescope

Dr. Patrick Côté is one of the four National Research Council of Canada astronomers who shared their research during ShadOnline.

Our journey to Arrokoth

Dr. Abedin Y. Abedin is one of four National Research Council of Canada astronomers who shared their research during ShadOnline.

Canada’s contributions to the James Webb Space Telescope

Dr. Chris Willott is one of the four National Research Council of Canada astronomers who shared their research during ShadOnline.

U of A’s newest Schulich Leaders share entrepreneurial drive, passion for solving world’s problems

Six exceptional first-year students begin STEM studies this September with help from one of Canada’s most prestigious undergraduate scholarships. By GEOFF McMASTER Life has been far from easy since Shubhkarman Jaura arrived in Canada from India with his family three years ago. His family was forced to sacrifice to make ends meet, limiting groceries and […]

WOMEN IN TECH: Q&A WITH Emily Jones Joanisse, CEO & co-founder, Connected Canadians

The latest candidate in our series of Q&As with influential women in the technology business in Canada is Emily Jones Joanisse, CEO & co-founder, Connected Canadians, a nonprofit organization that promotes digital literacy skills amongst seniors and older adults. Name: Emily Jones Joanisse Job Title: CEO & Co-founder, Connected Canadians Years in the Industry: 15+ The Quote That Most […]

Student microgravity experiments in spaceflight competition revealed

Sixty-two microgravity research experiments were designed during ShadOnline, and five have moved on in the race to be flown in space

Texas Instruments brings its hands-on coding workshops to ShadOnline

Hundreds of ShadOnline participants solve coding problems virtually during Texas Instruments’ innovative workshops.

Professors, Canadian Space Agency engineers, and other experts guide Shads through design project mission

Subject-matter experts mentor Shads and provide insight on designing a payload for microgravity

NASA Research Scientist on rerouting her passions and helping astronauts explore space

Darlene Lim reflects on recent NASA field investigations, SUBSEA and BASALT, and what she learned at Shad over twenty years ago

Students get a lesson on strategic thinking from former Disney leader Kenton Low

Shad participants listened attentively as former Disney VP Kenton Low provided tips and tricks to weave the human element into design —a key element for this year’s Shad design challenge.

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