Truly amazing stories in research and innovation come out of Carleton. Below are a few of our stories.
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.
Success is Sweet for Hummingbird Chocolate Maker
There were only three artisan chocolate makers in Canada when Hummingbird Chocolate Maker was founded in Almonte, Ontario in 2012. “I’ve always eaten a lot of chocolate,” says co-owner Erica Gilmour, a Carleton University alumna. “Craft,... More
Thinking Outside the Black Box
"It's no secret that travelling by air is among the safest methods of getting from point A to point B," says Paul Young-Davies, senior manager of software engineering at DRS Technologies Canada. Experts agree that... More
Carleton Grad Set to Compete in Olympic Curling
Carleton alumnus Emma Miskew is set to compete in Olympic curling in the upcoming 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Carleton Women Surge on the Court
The Ravens women’s basketball team is surging in 2017 - '18 with 36 straight regular season wins and the city’s Male Coach of the Year award for Head Coach Taffe Charles.
Correctional Investigator Speaks Truth to Power
Ivan Zinger, the Correctional Investigator of Canada, has never seen an episode of Orange is the New Black, the critically acclaimed television series about female inmates at an American prison. “This is what I do... More
Chris Hadfield on Embracing Failure and Flying
Get ready to fail before you fly. That was the message astronaut Chris Hadfield had for 750 rapt students attending the fourth annual SOAR Student Leadership Conference. The first Canadian to walk in space, Hadfield... More
Space Engineer Inspires Carleton Students
Aerospace engineering graduate Andrew Rader (BEng/03, MASc/05) still remembers the first uninhabited aerial vehicle (UAV) he built as it took to the skies during the final year of his undergrad at Carleton. "Developing a UAV... More