Posts Categorized: Graduate Studies

BioZone’s inaugural STEM Summer Camp

On August 24, BioZone – in partnership with Visions of Science – will be hosting over 20 students between the ages of 10-13 at its inaugural Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Summer Camp. “We wanted to organize a way…

Air quality by highways worsen during winter conditions

A team of researchers from the Southern Ontario Centre for Atmospheric Aerosol Research (SOCAAR), Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, and Environment and Climate Change Canada, have published a new paper entitled, Characterization of winter air pollutant gradients near…

UV sterilization of masks

During the global COVID-19 pandemic, the sudden and overwhelming demand for protective masks exceeded the supply. As cases of COVID-19 have been rising again, wearing a mask continues to be one of the most effective ways to reduce the risk…

The rising concern of non-tailpipe emissions

Tailpipe emissions are often the focus of air quality studies, as they contribute to climate change and a myriad of heath problems, but are non-tailpipe emissions just as concerning? Researchers from the Southern Ontario Centre for Atmospheric Aerosol Research (SOCAAR)…

Recovering rare earths using algal biofilms

Rare earths are a critical resource that are used in a wide range of applications like computers, electric car batteries, windmill turbines, and other green-energy technologies. In spite of the name, they’re not actually that rare. However, they are found…

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