Latest Schulich School of Engineering Stories

2009-04-24 11:15:00

Biomedical engineers at University of Calgary design electronic device for quick and painless glucose test to aid diabetics A skin patch could one day provide a less-invasive alternative for diabetics who need to take regular samples of their own blood to keep glucose levels in check. The common method of drawing blood from fingertips and using glucose testing strips and meters can be painful, inconvenient and time-consuming. Electrical engineers at the Schulich School of Engineering at the...

2008-06-26 12:03:14

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 26, 2008) - The Honourable Jim Prentice, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), today announced the appointment of Dr. S.C. (Chan) Wirasinghe to the Council. "With a solid background in engineering, Dr. Wirasinghe is well equipped to assist the Council in its continued support of university research in science and engineering," said Minister Prentice. "I welcome Dr....

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.