More than 600,000 Canadians live with heart failure, and a further 50,000 new cases are diagnosed every year. But what if there was a way to test for heart failure before the disease has become advanced?
David St-Onge has a passion for robotics. Currently a postdoc at Polytechnique Montréal, David has spent more than 10 years researching robotics for both academic and commercial projects — and now he’s seeing his passion come to life.
Imagine you could no longer enjoy the symphony – some instruments are now jarring while the melody has lost its nuance. For persons with moderate to severe hearing impairment, music can often lose its ring.
Laurie engaged in a deep dive for Treefrog’s clients: Who are the people behind social media? What are their individual pinch points? How are end users reflected in social media posts? How could an in-depth examination of the people behind a company drive that company’s social media strategy?
Fredericton-based technology company Eigen Innovations was in need of a researcher to help solve a data challenge to improve their software that uses thermal cameras to capture video and sensor data for industrial manufacturing.
Although Daniel’s expertise as an industrial designer could inform some components, the team needed Anne-Laure’s research background to apply engineering principles to illuminate why certain feet worked best with certain skates.
Working under the academic supervision of UBC professor Barbara Weber, Mahboubeh’s research is exploring how a philosophical inquiry approach to drug education could promote health and reduce harm associated with substance use.
Rozanne’s research into vaccine production attracted the interest of new industry partners. As a result, a new Mitacs Elevate fellow at the University of Ottawa is now furthering her research into viral sensitizers and vaccine production.
"With these new, shorter tests that are easier to administer, family doctors will have access to a quick snapshot of what a patient’s mental or cognitive health is like, allowing them to provide support and get into prevention a lot earlier.”