Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Cleaning the Air and Cleaning Our Health
By Amanda Pappin, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Carleton University Ever paid attention to the black smoke rising out of the stack pipe of a transport truck? Caught that unmistakable hydrocarbon smell that goes along with it? Transportation of people and their goods is a major culprit for deteriorating the quality of our... More
Monday, August 24, 2015
What’s Next for Childhood Cancer in Canada?
By Marie-Claire Flores Pajot, Dept. of Health Sciences, Carleton University No child should be left out from going to school for the very first time, playing at recess with new friends, or having the opportunity to learn about what the world will offer them in life. And no family should lose these or other... More
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Air Pollution: The Law of Diminishing Returns?
By Amanda Pappin, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carleton University. We have all experienced the law of diminishing returns. It shows up in various scientific disciplines and in our everyday lives. Weight loss is one example that often comes to mind. If you cut your food intake by a fixed amount, initially weight... More