Scientists brace for climate-fund cutoff

Climate scientists across Canada are preparing to shutter research projects and lay off staff as time runs out on the federal program that supports their work. The break comes despite the Trudeau government’s repeated emphasis on the need for science-based decision-making in response to climate change. For researchers who have welcomed recent statements from Ottawa [...]

By | June 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is the staggeringly profitable business of scientific publishing bad for science?

In 2011, Claudio Aspesi, a senior investment analyst at Bernstein Research in London, made a bet that the dominant firm in one of the most lucrative industries in the world was headed for a crash. Reed-Elsevier, a multinational publishing giant with annual revenues exceeding £6bn, was an investor’s darling. It was one of the few [...]

By | June 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Member Spotlight – Bishnujee Singh

CASI turns the spotlight on its members who are making an impact across the country and around the globe. These members exemplify the mission and vision of the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute. We gladly highlight our members as part of our mandate to make it the place to foster national pride and international esteem for [...]

By | June 26th, 2017|Member Spotlight|0 Comments

What Capabilities Does the Next Generation of Cockpits Offer?

By | June 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CASI Web Talks with NATA’s Glenn Priestly

Register today and join in from the comfort of your homes and offices on Thursday, June 22, 2017 for a live webinar starting at 12:00 pm eastern. CASI will welcome Glenn Priestly, Executive Director of the Northern Air Transport Association, for a presentation on Northern Canada's Aviation Infrastructure - Research and Development Opportunities. Sign me up [...]

By | June 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CASI Chronicles – inaugural episode with Dr. Brian Brisco

The team assembled after a great interview with Brian Brisco. We’re proud to introduce our new podcast series, CASI Chronicles. In these interviews, we’ll meet CASI members who have made a difference in their respective industries. In the inaugural episode, we sat down with Dr. Brian Brisco, a leading research scientist at Natural [...]

By | June 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Space Apps Challenge 2017: A first for the CSA

From April 28 to 30, participants in Ottawa, Toronto and Waterloo joined developers, designers, students, engineers and entrepreneurs from around the world to create original applications during NASA's 2017 Space Apps Challenge. The Space Apps Challenge is an international hackathon that occurs over 48 hours in cities around the world. Participants work alone or with a team to share [...]

By | June 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Member Spotlight – Bruno Monsarrat

CASI turns the spotlight on its members who are making an impact across the country and around the globe. These members exemplify the mission and vision of the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute. We gladly highlight our members as part of our mandate to make it the place to foster national pride and international esteem for Canada’s accomplishments [...]

By | June 5th, 2017|Member Spotlight|0 Comments

Ottawa’s Gastops gaining altitude with high-tech aircraft maintenance tools

(Source: Ottawa Business Journal) For nearly four decades, engineers at a nondescript office in an east-end industrial park have been doing their part to serve their country in a unique way: by building cutting-edge diagnostic tools that help keep engines running smoothly in everything from military search-and-rescue helicopters to fighter jets. They don’t get much [...]

By | June 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments