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In April 2016, three Let’s Talk Science outreach sites worked together to send a helium balloon to the edge of space. It was the first time that volunteers from the University of Guelph, McMaster University and the University of Toronto Mississauga had participated in the the National High Altitude Balloon Experiment.

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I work on building our technology company, create software for businesses and community groups. I’m in charge of figuring out where to take the company and how to get there: What should we do next? If it’s a good time for growth, what part of the company should we expand? What are our competitors doing? What do customers want and need?

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Can you design a more efficient wind farm? Remove snow from downtown faster? Assemble the best hockey team? Participate in TORCH, an annual event organized for high school students, on March 18, 2017.

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Basically I’m in charge of the complete construction division. I review and approve different projects that our company will take on. I make sure the correct materials are ordered and are onsite when they are needed. I manage all the accounts and take care of the human resource aspects as well.

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My M.Sc. research project was to create a device that allows us to insert foreign material (usually proteins and DNA) into any cell type and size, while keeping them alive.

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The stethoscope is the single most widely used medical instrument in the world. But where did the idea come from? (1:48 min.)

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My job can be extremely varying form day-to-day. One week I may be researching animal safe glue; the next I may be calculating the shooting volume for a large technical build. We use a lot of specialty software and hardware and we develop equipment to have them all communicate with each other.

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I help build a network of partners committed to a shared conservation strategy in Northeast B.C. I advocate for new protected areas and other conservation opportunities on public land, engage in species-at-risk conservation planning, oversee a highway wildlife collision mitigation project, and work with First Nations to support their conservation objectives.

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My main job is to make sure the asphalt we have on hand is ready for customers.

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As the service manager I’m in the lead person on our Parts & Service team. I’m responsible for making sure everything is in place for great customer service.

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