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.
H2O: The province of provinces
Unsafe drinking water is a topic usually connected to the developing world. But the regular recurrence of boil-water advisories, and widely publicised outbreaks in towns like Walkerton and Kashechewan have ...
The true cost of fuelling conflict
The United States Department of Defense (DOD) is widely reported to be the single largest consumer of petroleum in the world, spending billions of dollars on fuel every year. While the DOD provides Congress ...
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. ...
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.
An airflow model to reduce time on the tarmac
Plans for summer holidays are already taking shape. But before jetting off for some fun in the sun, many travellers will have to cope with long delays on the airport runway.
How foreign animals affect Newfoundland's food chain
It's not just the people that make Newfoundland unique; it's the animals too—both the native species and those that come-from-away.
Why daring to compare online prices pays off offline
The sudden closures of big-box stores like Future Shop and Target may make it seem like online shopping is killing real-world stores. But shoppers are actually engaging in "web-to-store" shopping—buying ...
Does your password pass muster?
"Create a password" is a prompt familiar to anyone who's tried to buy a book from Amazon or register for a Google account. Equally familiar is that red / yellow / green bar that rates the new password's strength. ...
How creative are you? Study shows culture impacts creativity
With the "creative class" on the rise, many businesses are trying to capitalize on imagination and innovation. But when it comes to creative juices, some societies have a faster flow than others. That's because, ...
Want to get male millennials on board with your cause? Focus on feelings
"Selfish" may be the adjective most often attached to millennials. But new research from Concordia University shows that the young men and women who make up the millennial generation aren't so self-centred ...
Facebook games may actually do some good in your life
The next time you berate yourself for wasting an evening playing Farmville on Facebook, think again. If you were playing with Mom, Dad or Aunt Carmen, you were actually helping to strengthen family bonds.
How to secure the entrepreneurial future of a family business
Regardless of whether a business has been in the family for one year or one thousand, the person in charge typically hopes that handing the reins to a close relative will ensure security for future generations. But that's ...
Natural selection minimizes genetic effects of human-induced hybridization
Overfishing, climate change and pollution have reduced fish populations in Canadian lakes and rivers. While hatchery-raised fish could return numbers to normal, they aren't as well adapted to their new environments, ...
Moving to the 'burbs is bad for business: Study reveals a surprising truth about location
It's rare to see a Wal-Mart downtown. Big box stores usually set up shop in the suburbs, where rent is cheap and the consumer base is growing. So should smaller stores follow suit?
The Bachelor: Then and now—Researcher sheds new light on an old stereotype
For men these days, single is sexy. To be a bachelor is to be manly, successful and an object of desire. Not so at the turn of the 20th century.