In May, Dwayne Pare and Steve Joordens became one of the University of Toronto's 2013 Inventors of the Year for the research and development of peerScholar. The award is given to those whose inventions are unique and have potential for global impact and commercial appeal. Congratulations!
Lisa-Marie Collimore, a post-doctoral fellow from the University of Toronto at Scarborough who partnered with publishing giant Pearson to conduct research on the potential marketability of a peer- and self-assessment tool called Cogneeto for students in K-12, during her Mitacs-Elevate fellowship has won the Mitacs-IRAP Award for Commercialization. The award was presented by the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology and Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario at the 2nd Annual Mitacs Awards Reception, held November 28th 2012 in Ottawa.