News tagged with disciplines

What's the role of virtues in the lab?

The evolution of science and engineering in the 21st century has transformed the role of these professions in profound ways that affect research, scholarship and the practice of teaching in the university ...

Feb 03, 2015
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Bringing solar energy to rural Mexican village

Some students take on internships to learn what work in the "real world" will be like after graduation. Others get involved in projects in order to learn how to make their post-graduation world more like they want it to be. ...

Sep 13, 2012
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Exploding the ivory tower myth

When people think about how academia links with external organisations they often think in terms of commercialisation of research. But the results of a large-scale survey of academics across all disciplines ...

May 17, 2011
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Looking into the sound of music

By breaking down traditional barriers between disciplines, two University of Alberta researchers say opportunities could develop that may change how we experience music. And that’s just the start of possibilities.

May 02, 2011
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