Artificial Intelligence Expert Interviewed on BNN’s The Disruptors

Engineering professor Graham Taylor was interviewed on The Disruptors on the Business News Network (BNN) Feb. 2. Taylor discussed how to help Canada’s artificial intelligence (AI) industry to thrive. He said Canada is currently a leader, though there are challenges in keeping talented researchers in the country. In addition to studying artificial intelligence and machine …

Food Science Prof on CBC’s The National

 Food Science professor Keith Warriner was interviewed by CBC’s The National Jan. 13. He was asked to provide expert opinion about Wal-Mart Canada being charged under the Public Health Act with selling contaminated food during the 2016 Fort McMurray wildfire. Warriner discussed how wildfire could contaminate food, and said that the Alberta Health Services was …

Prof’s Column on Team Teaching in University Affairs

Prof. Shoshanah Jacobs, Integrative Biology, wrote a column for University Affairs Jan. 11 about the challenges and benefits of co-teaching a course. She said better teaching results when instructors voluntarily work together and are committed to teamwork. Jacobs studies seabirds and has authored the book Antarctica: Discovering the Last Continent. She studies the effectiveness of approaches …