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Small boat traffic

September 27, 2019

Vic marine biologist and coastal geographer Lauren McWhinnie is now looking at how we can also reduce noise pollution from small vessel traffic on this population of whales.

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Concrete improvements

June 30, 2019

Civil engineering PhD candidate Harsh Rathod is using artificial intelligence and robotics to help detect and quantify defects like cracks and holes in public infrastructure such as bridges and dams.

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Cultural re-centring model

March 29, 2019

How does one “speak back” to violence experienced by Indigenous girls, young women, two-spirit youth, even whole communities impacted from centuries of oppression? This question frames the work of Sisters Rising, an Indigenous-led, community-based research project that honours Indigenous youth who have experienced sexualized, gender-based violence by offering traditional land- and arts-based teachings.

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