News archive - 2015

Monday, December 21, 2015

SSHRC Doctoral Fellowhip awarded to KI alumnus

Eric Kennedy, BKI class of 2012, has been awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowhip for his work at the Arizona State University Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes on "Facilitating collaboration at the boundaries:  alternative arrangements for improving inter-organization collaborative practices".

We're proud of Eric's hard work, and pleased to see that he has built on the interdisciplinarity and collaboration that he explored and developed during his Bachelor of Knowledge Integration!

Thursday, November 19, 2015

KI alumnus takes senior research project to next level

Thomas Huijbregts, BKI class of 2015, continued working on his KI senior research project after he graduated, and the paper he wrote about it was accepted for publication at the ACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces.

His paper is entitled "TalkingTiles: Supporting Personalization and
Customization in an AAC App for Individuals with Aphasia".

And he will be travelling to Madeira, Portugal this week to attend the conference!

Thursday, October 22, 2015

KI partners with Jane Goodall Institute

KI professor Ed Jernigan, Senior Design Demonstrator Paul McKone, along with recent KI grads Bryson McLachlan and Evaleen Hellinga, will be facilitating workshops at the Launch + Link event for the Roots & Shoots program of the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada the weekend of October 23-25.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

KI students help with design of LIGHT Illumninated exhibit

There's a new exhibit opening today at THEMUSEUM with KI connections. 

LIGHT Illuminated was a partnership between THEMUSEUM and Institute for Quantum Computing grad students, to develop something for International Year of Light (2015).  The grad students sought KI students to help with the early stages of the exhibit design.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Results are shared from KI professor's climate and energy project

KI Professor Vanessa Schweizer lead the Canadian component of World Wide Views on Climate and Energy, a global citizen consultation initiative.

Find out more about this at:

The results are in! Canadians and global citizens share views on climate change and energy