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

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

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

The Elvie L. Smith Scholarship 2017 Winner

Apply for the 2018 The Elvie L. Smith Scholarship today! Jeremy Chan-Hao Wang is an aspiring “leader-engineer” and young entrepreneur whose mission is to apply aerospace innovation and leadership development to enable the future.  A self-starter and learner, Jeremy thrives on meaningful challenges. He has held various roles as part of more than 15 drone, rocket, [...]

By | May 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Charles Luttman Scholarship 2017 Winner

Apply for the 2018 Charles Luttman Scholarship today! Jeff Hough is a third-year Aerospace Engineering student in the Space Systems Design program at Carleton University. Over the 2014/15 and 2015/16 seasons, Jeff competed as a junior-level international ice dancer while simultaneously attending university and working as an NCCP certified professional coach. After representing Canada at [...]

By | May 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thousands of tiny satellites are about to go into space and possibly ruin it forever

Halfway through the European Space Agency's new film, we're at the part where — if this were some happy space documentary from yesteryear — Carl Sagan might be giving us a tour of a distant galaxy. But it's 2017, Sagan is dead, and this is a film about space trash. So six minutes in, we're stuck a mere 800 miles above Earth, watching [...]

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

CASI WEB TALKS w/Grant Cool

Don't miss the revolution!!!!!           The Hybrid Airship Revolution – A Hot Topic for Dr. Cool’ You can watch this exciting, free webinar from the comfort of your home or office, or on the go on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 from 13:00 – 14:00 EDT. Join us for the next CASI [...]

By | April 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments