It’s a matter of looking at old questions by way of new technologies. That’s how David Bourget describes the Centre for Digital Philosophy, a new initiative he started within Western’s Department of Philosophy.
Engineering professor Jun Yang said there’s a Chinese saying that ‘people cannot use a basket to draw water.’ But thanks to a breakthrough in 3D printing, he may have done just that.
With the opportunity to highlight the important ties made between an educational institution and its local community, last week’s Engage Western event was also an opportunity to advocate ways to strengthen these partnerships.
Despite a multitude of opinions, everyone wants to work together.
The third annual Postdoctoral Research Forum, Thursday, Nov. 28, in the Great Hall, was created by the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, to foster scientific interaction, interdepartmental collaboration and garner greater exposure and recognition for the postdoctoral scholars’ invaluable work.