NEM celebrates International Women’s Day

Today is International Women's Day! National Engineering Month would like to celebrate the accomplishments of women around the world! Since this blog is particularly focused on engineering in Canada, we are proud to dedicate this post to all the extraordinary women in engineering working for the good of society every day. There is a place for

Olympian efforts in engineering

As the Winter Olympics come to a close, National Engineering Month 2018 wants to keep the spirit alive with 5 cutting edge engineering innovations that push humans to the limit of what is humanly possible. Bobsleigh The winners of the bobsleigh event are determined by one-hundredths of a second, so every tiny advantage you can gain

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s Automotive Centre of Excellence, Excellent For More Than Just Cars

What's twice the size of a baseball diamond, faster than a hurricane, colder than a blizzard and hotter than a desert? As you may have guessed from the title of the article, the answer to the riddle is the University of Ontario Institute of Technology's (UOIT) Centre for Autmotive Excellence (CAE). The multilevel testing facility

Hydro One Continues to Support Women in Engineering

Diversity is a strength of ours here in Canada. Since before this nation's Confederation 150 years ago, people from all over the world have been travelling to this land in search of a better life. The STEM fields have been in search of that same strength. One of the pillars of the NEM campaign is

What a Zombie Apocalypse Taught Me About Engineering

Zombies are the not the first things that come to mind when you think about engineering and technology, but across Ontario an engineering challenge called Zombie Apocalypse has already changed over 400 teachers to think about engineering in a new way for their students. Zombie Apocalypse combines teamwork, ingenuity and design into a challenge that has

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