Meet Our Experts: Rob Millar, Manager, SRC Geoanalytical Laboratories

Rob Millar’s nearly two-decades long career started at SRC Geoanalytical Laboratories in 2005 in sample preparation. He then moved into an analyst role and eventually became lab manager. Learn about Rob's career at SRC and how he and his team have helped develop solutions to meet the evolving needs of industry.

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Mad, bad, and dangerous to know? Artificial Intelligence at the Vancouver (Canada) Art Gallery (2 of 2): Meditations

Dear friend, I thought it best to break this up a bit. There are a couple of ‘objects’ still to be discussed but this is mostly the commentary part of this letter to you. (Here’s a link for anyone who stumbled here but missed Part 1.) Ethics, the natural world, social justice, eeek, and AI...

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Mad, bad, and dangerous to know? Artificial Intelligence at the Vancouver (Canada) Art Gallery (1 of 2): The Objects

To my imaginary AI friend Dear friend, I thought you might be amused by these Roomba-like* paintbots at the Vancouver Art Gallery’s (VAG) latest exhibition, “The Imitation Game: Visual Culture in the Age of Artificial Intelligence” (March 5, 2022 – October 23, 2022). Sougwen Chung, Omnia per Omnia, 2018, video (excerpt), Courtesy of the Artist...

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Special Issue: Mobile Applications For Environment And Health Monitoring

I’m happy to announce that I will be guest editing a special issue for the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health along with Dr. Jarrett Phillips. For this special issue, we are seeking papers that explore all aspects of mobile application development for environment and health monitoring, including papers that describe design processes,Continue...

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers achieve highest fraction of CNCs in a composite to date

Cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs), always of interest to me, are featured in research announced in a February 11, 2022 news item on Nanowerk, The strongest part of a tree lies not in its trunk or its sprawling roots, but in the walls of its microscopic cells.A single wood cell wall is constructed from fibers of cellulose...

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Celebrating 75 Years of Science and Technology with Mike Crabtree, SRC’s President and CEO

As SRC steadily marches through its 75th year of operation, we sat down with President and CEO, Mike Crabtree, to discuss key moments in SRC’s history that have shaped the organization. Crabtree also shares some insight into what the future holds for Canada’s second largest research and technology organization.

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Fall Independent Study Opportunities

Undergraduate students at the University of Guelph who are looking to complete independent study projects this fall – this post is for you. I am looking for students to join several different interdisciplinary collaborations. A full list of projects can be found here, however, I’ve also highlighted a few below. Students can access these projectsContinue...

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