Truly amazing stories in research and innovation come out of Carleton. Below are a few of our stories.
Recharging Northern Energy and Fish Resources
There’s a whole different energy in the North, and it has nothing to do with the spirit of the Klondike. Northern Canada is ultra-energy intensive, but it’s disconnected from Canada’s electricity generating infrastructure. Local power... More
SOUND BARRIERS: CREATING QUIETER PLANES
It was the best late Christmas present ever for Joana Rocha. In early January, after a couple years of design work, correspondence, fabrication, installation and calibration, Carleton’s new Aeroacoustics Testing Laboratory in the university’s High-Speed... More
INDIGENOUS USE OF MEDIA
Thirty years ago, John M. H. Kelly covered Indigenous issues for South Dakota’sRapid City Journal. His stories provided a platform for the area’s Lakota people, who successfully fought to stop a military armaments test facility from... More
The World is their Classroom
Tayler Hernandez left North America for the first time in her life and headed to Uganda to fulfill her international experience requirement as a student in the Bachelor of Global and International Studies (BGInS), a... More
Jean Charest on World Trends
Jean Charest provided a sweeping examination of world issues when he visited Carleton University to deliver the annual Dick, Ruth, and Judy Bell Lecture, including the history of 20th century economic growth, the world's increased... More
Carleton Grad Wins BAFTA, Eyes Oscar
UPDATE: Production designer and architecture grad, Paul Austerberry, (BArch/89) picked up an Oscar on Sunday, March 4. Austerberry, who was also honoured at the British Academy of Film and Television Awards last month, won the... More
Ending Youth Homelessness
One of the main goals of “Coming Up Together,” said Kennelly, was to get people who work to address youth homelessness talking and listening to young people with what academics call “lived experienced.” Roughly 50... More
It’s All Geek to Benjamin Woo
Benjamin Woo, assistant professor of Communication and Media Studies in Carleton University’s School of Journalism and Communication is an expert on geek culture, and has received a grant to study the growth of comic cons.
Winning Designs that Solve Household Problems
A filtration device that can provide clean drinking water in remote communities and a childproof marijuana storage container designed by two Carleton University students have taken the top two prizes at a major international student... More
Carleton supports empowerment and economic gains in India
Carleton launches projects with partners in India to support female entrepreneurs in Canada and India, and to help train Indian city planners working on smart city development, as part of the federal government’s efforts to... More
Big Ideas on Accessible Design
Member of parliament Stéphane Lauzon, Universities Canada VP Philip Landon, and Carleton VP Suzanne Blanchard speak at launch event for new national competition for student accessible design projects.