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    August 20, 2004

    Funding Face-Off

    "You have to understand the economics of the industry you want to be in and work on projects that matter to corporations," says Stephen Murphy, director of R&D for the Hockey Company.

    October 01, 2004

    Seeing the Light

    "I do very advanced programming that targets very advanced research and development that is extremely technically challenging, and clearly having a degree and background in physics makes me the right person to be doing this," says James Pond, co-founder of the software company Lumerical Solutions."

    May 19, 2006

    Making a Difference: Work as a Chemical Engineer

    "I feel like I'm making a useful contribution not only to the company but to the environment," says chemical engineer John Ma of Dow Chemical Canada.

    December 24, 2004

    A Maple Leaf on Mars: Interview with Canada's Mars Exploration Lead

    "There are tremendous opportunities in Canada right now for young scientists and engineers, but the number could be higher with increased funding." - Alain Berinstain, Director of Planetary Exploration and Space Astronomy, Canadian Space Agency

    May 20, 2005

    Starting a Career in Science Writing

    We asked, they answered, and we wrote it down.

    June 16, 2006

    Young Researchers: Space Science Careers Are in Jeopardy--Views on the Proposed NASA Budget

    "You can't turn the money on and just watch it regenerate itself," says Michael Pivovaroff.

    November 12, 2004

    Sowing the Seeds of Science

    "The government of Canada's investment in researchers through the CRC allows them to further their careers and supervise and train the next generation of scientists," says René Durocher, executive director of the Canada Research Chair program.

    February 10, 2006

    The Greener Side of Math: A Statistician in the Plant Science World

    “In the last 15 years, I had some good intuition that I always made sure I followed up on,” says Pierre Dutilleul, an applied statistician at McGillUniversity.

    October 27, 2006

    Walking the Pharmacogenomic Tightrope

    “What most pharma look to me for is my 10 years of experience in pharmacogenomic clinical drug trial design and result interpretation,” says Judes Poirier, director of McGill University’s Centre for Studies in Aging.

    June 17, 2005

    Rising Canadian Stars win Cottrell Scholar Awards

    "It's our way to articulate not only the importance of integration of teaching and research but also to communicate that the Canadian community is really making great strides in science education as well as in scientific research," explains James Gentile, President of Research Corporation.

    January 05, 2007

    Catching Some Cosmic Rays

    We are finding that we are beginning to constrain some of our understandings and exclude some possibilities.

    April 21, 2006

    Canadians in France - Funding Programs

    "No doubt, over the long term, this can only favor cooperation at the scientific level." --Nicolas Boulanger

    June 04, 2004

    A Measured Dose of Corporate Support

    Corporate sponsorship can provide not only funding but also access to information that's difficult to pull together, insight into techniques the corporation is experienced with, and access to resources that would otherwise be unavailable.

    June 24, 2005

    It's a Small World: Canada's Hub for Nanotech

    The National Institute for Nanotechnology is an integrated, multidisciplinary institution involving researchers in physics, chemistry, engineering, biology, informatics, pharmacy, and medicine.

    October 07, 2005

    Reminiscences From the North

    "If you would have asked me back then what I would have hoped for, I think I would have come up with exactly what I am today," says Harm Deckers, director of intellectual property at SemBioSys.

    February 23, 2007

    Young Researchers Face NASA Budget Realities

    "Because opportunities are so few and far between, we are in fact sacrificing the future to pay for the present." --Lennard Fisk, space science professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

    September 17, 2004

    Navigating by the Numbers

    "Everything on Earth has a location attached to it, and geomatics engineers measure and map that," explains Elizabeth Cannon, world expert in GPS technology. "Software simply is the tool of choice in our tool kit that allows us to test and develop newer and better methodologies."

    March 11, 2005

    Science in Defense - Canadian Careers in National Security Research

    October 06, 2006

    Neural Computing at Waterloo

    “There is no doubt that this is a hot area and people are getting hired,” says Chris Eliasmith, director of the Computational Neuroscience Research Group at the University of Waterloo.

    February 18, 2005

    Bridging the Worlds of Science and Public Policy

    "Even if you are not doing science when you are an advisor, you definitely bring your training as a scientist to the table – and this can be of great benefit," says Nancy Kingsbury, Science Advisor at Natural Resources Canada.

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