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uOttawa Makerspace – Prosthetic Challenge

Put Your Creativity to Good Use Provide a Helping Hand Interested in making a difference in someone’s life? The University of Ottawa’s Makerspace is proud to present their first competition – Prosthetic Challenge. The goal of this challenge is to design a functional prosthetic hand for a 6 year old boy named Sebastian. Award:  $1000
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Learn a line of code this Computer Science Education Week

As many of you probably know, this week is Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek), and even if you aren’t into computer science, it’s a pretty big deal! Even U.S. President Barack Obama joined in the celebration by learning a line of code, making him the first President to ever write a single line of code.
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Pratt & Whitney Canada Announces Investment for Research & Development

Last week, Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) pledged in our special #impact25 initiative to continue to support the advancement of women in engineering through scholarships, mentoring, special networking initiatives and the P&WC Women’s Leadership committee. This week, the aircraft engine maker has pledged to spend one billion dollars on research and development in Canada over 4
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