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    January 07, 2004

    From France with a Fellowship

    "I think it's very important when you're young, not to put limits on yourself," says [Celine] Ster.

    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 18, 2004

    Written in the Stars

    "Our roads through science may or may not be written in the stars, writes Next Wave's new Canadian Editor, but either way there is still enough time for gazing."

    June 25, 2004

    Saving the World Is All a Hat Trick

    Sometimes getting ahead in a career means taking chances and does not necessarily involve planning ahead.

    July 09, 2004

    Opening Doors on a World of Research

    Dedication and patience are high on the list of skills required for any researcher, but when working internationally, Carrier believes, you have to go beyond the call of duty.

    July 23, 2004

    Following the Water

    Day-to-day environmental challenges compel Australians into fields of applied sciences," says Lamontagne.

    August 06, 2004

    Getting Ice Time

    "You're only as strong as the weakest link in your chain," says Sean Maw, a professor of kinesiology at the University of Calgary."

    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.

    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."

    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."

    October 15, 2004

    Deep-Sea Sojourn Explores Space Age Medicine

    What's really neat is if you can use these opportunities to create technology accelerators [telerobotic surgery] and create international collaborative teams, then you can go forward and do great things," explains David Williams, Canadian astronaut and commander of the underwater NEEMO 7 mission.

    October 29, 2004

    Gatekeepers of Innovation

    I still feel that I am very much in touch with science, only without the burden of having to do bench work 60-hours-plus a week," says Daniel Begin, a senior patent examiner at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office.

    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.

    November 26, 2004

    Postdoc Fellowships in Government

    "While this may not necessarily be the way to get a government job," says Candace Robinson, team leader for the physical, earth sciences, and ecology NSERC fellowship programs, "it is a good way to get experience in government and see if it's something that you like."

    December 03, 2004

    Attack of the Dinobots

    "The biggest challenge was working hand-in-hand with artists, translating their requirements into our engineering requirements," says Tim Reedman, chief project engineer and director of research and development at MD Robotics.

    December 17, 2004

    A Phoenix Flies to Mars

    "This is a lifelong dream come true for me. For the first time Canadian-built science will actually touch down on the Martian surface, and I am taking part." - Isabelle Tremblay, Phoenix mission systems engineer, Canadian Space Agency

    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

    January 14, 2005

    Bringing Science to Market

    "The most important concept you have to remember is that technology doesn't mean you have a company." Says Roger Bernier, Vice-President of Foragen Technologies Management.

    January 21, 2005

    Science on Ice

    "By creating interest and momentum through the next IPY, I can see a real resurgence in opportunities for young scientists across Canada," says David Hik, Executive Director, Canadian Secretariat, International Polar Year.

    January 28, 2005

    Harnessing Your Discovery: Tech Transfer at Universities

    "They're wide-eyed, bright researchers who want to make a difference, and all we have to do is supply them with the right resources, the right information, and the right process and they're just dying to go." says Richard Bruno, Director of the Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) at McGill University in Montreal.