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....

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'