A Place For You in Space

In the late 1950's the then USSR and USA began a competition of the minds when they initiated their space race.  The two countries driven by competitive spirit and pride entered an era of unprecedented innovation in technology from computing to rocketry. Today a new space race has begun but not between governments. Startups and entrepreneurs like Elon Musk's SpaceX are opening

UWaterloo Engineering Students Teach Rick Mercer How to Drive With No Hands

This National Engineering Month, Rick Mercer visited the University of Waterloo's Centre for Automotive Research (WatCAR). As Rick put it, the tech leaders of tomorrow are attracted to UWaterloo because of amazing projects like those run by WatCAR. Engineers shape our future and Rick recognizes the direction technology is driving society. This is probably why Rick

NEM at HIVE Waterloo Region

The NEM 2017 team had a great time with everyone at the HIVE Waterloo Region's Change the Ratio event celebrating International Women’s Day! Enjoy some of the amazing time captured below. [View the story "Change The Ratio Waterloo Region 2017" on Storify]

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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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