Concordia University is a comprehensive Canadian public university located in Montreal, Quebec, one of the two universities in the city where English is the primary language of instruction.
Algae could be a new green power source
As world leaders prepare to gather in France for the 2015 United Nations Conference on Climate Change next week, global warming—and how to stop it—is a hot topic.
A flight management system available to all
The aircraft industry is worth billions. But it's not just jets driving the dollars up—it's the complicated electronics that help them fly.
Should countries honor their climate debts?
All countries have contributed to recent climate change, but some much more so than others. Those that have contributed more than their fair share have accumulated a climate debt, owed to countries that have contributed less ...
Are early childhood educators undervalued?
With the federal election around the corner, child care has become a major ballot issue. While every party has its own idea of how best to offset the costs of raising children, no one is looking at how we perceive and value ...
Cheaters sometimes prosper—on Facebook
What does it mean to cheat in a Facebook game like FarmVille? Is it any different from breaking the rules in a traditional videogame like World of Warcraft? New research shows that players often dismiss the seriousness of ...
Technology won't replace the back-to-school ritual
Students heading back to school can always count on one thing: Technology will be a little bit more advanced than it was last year. After all, 21st century learning experiences are increasingly enhanced by gadgets and software, ...
How did the chicken cross the road... safely?
For many, summer holidays mean hitting the highway—but nothing puts a damper on a road trip like an accidental collision with a deer.
Can personal devices interfere with hospital care?
Thousands of patients die each year in hospitals across North America due to medical errors that could be prevented were doctors and nurses provided with instant access to patient records via wireless technology. Cue the ...
In search of a healthy and energy efficient building
Imagine if, in an effort to clean the air more efficiently, you were involuntarily introducing chemicals more dangerous than the ones you were trying to scrub. Concordia University researchers have found that this exact situation ...
Can habitat protection save our disappearing bats?
In summertime, bats are a common feature in the night sky, swooping around backyards to gobble up mosquitos. Bats also help with crops: they act as a natural pesticide by feeding on harmful insects.