Are GMOs safe?

May 2018

Despite some uncertainty and fear about genetically modified foods, people in the know believe they will become an increasingly important element in the worldwide food [more…]

The future of food

May 2018

When it comes to feeding the world with a growing population in an era of shrinking resources, engineers play a more critical role than ever before. [more…]

Keeping our food safe

May 2018

Every year, about four million Canadians are affected by a food-borne illness due to contamination at some point along the food processing chain. In Ontario, engineers are using their problem-solving [more…]

Peak turns one

May 2018

One year after PEO rolled out its Practice Evaluation and Knowledge program we look at the results of the association’s efforts and what’s in store for the future. [more…]

Improving healthcare one tool at a time

March 2018

Engineers are essential to the high-tech world of healthcare, from developing new diagnostic tools and rehabilitative treatments to maintaining and improving the vast amount of system support required for [more…]

Lean, green and digital

March 2018

The vision for the new, state-of-the-art Humber River Hospital didn’t come overnight—it is the result of exhaustive engineering and design analysis and the belief that if [more…]

25 outstanding female engineers

January 2018

How the engineering profession can increase the representation of women is a well-documented dilemma, but it only tells part of the story. There are women in [more…]

Reaching 30 by 30

January 2018

While encouraging more women to join the engineering profession seems like a tall order, the clinical engineering field is a good place to start. The [more…]

Rallying to change the ratio

January 2018

Despite decades of effort to encourage more girls to consider technical careers, less than 13 per cent of practising professional engineers in Canada are women, many of whom [more…]

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