“In order to actually determine the accuracy we need to do a much larger clinical trial first, so much more research has to be done, but we hope that we will be able to bring this device further along into making a significant impact in the future.”
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Louise Dong wanted to get “some new fresh blood into this hackathon community.” As a result, she started XdHacks — a cross-disciplinary hackathon.
“We view fiction as a very viable way to put your science within the hero’s dilemma framework,” said Byers.
“Every team came out with something that worked, and it was just a matter of whose worked a bit better … this was really high-quality work done by the students,” she said.
“No woman wants to be hired just because she’s a woman. Merit always comes first, and I think that’s an important message when it comes to these topics. Everyone wants to be hired because they’re the right individual for the job,” said Wilkes.
Nesbitt added that “it’s important for cities to understand the dynamics of that so that they can prioritize it in how they manage and grow their green spaces.”
“I’m hoping that we can take the first step so that [rTMS] is a resource available for the UBC [community].”
“Sometimes healthcare providers don’t communicate [the risks of prenatal cannabis exposure], just because of the uncertainty.”
“There needs to be a dialogue that takes place between all of the stakeholders and especially the communities because ultimately, communities understand what the needs are,” Staples said.
“In some ways, they’re probably more exciting as mysteries than they will be once they're solved.”
“It’s a symbol of what research is about,” Poutissou said. “You start with an observation and you ask a deep question and that’s what Newton did.”
“It doesn’t happen often where you see the price of waste going up, and the reason that is happening is that as we develop new technologies, we can harness the true value of lignin.”
“It’s good for people in the lab now to see that what they do can have some meaning.”
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