IC-IMPACTS funded research is driven by a commitment to research excellence and supports the discovery and application of solutions to some of the most pressing issues in both Canadian and Indian communities.
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Patients with traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) often lose the ability to complete activities of daily living (ADLs) requiring basic hand dexterity. Dr. H.S. Chhabra, Medical Director & Chief
This technology deployment will establish and evaluate phytoremediation technology and explore the social acceptability of this technology by local communities. Four sites have been targeted for this demonstration, two
Many of the earth’s natural resources are subjected to heavy pollution, posing a major problem worldwide. When looking at potential solutions to these issues, it is necessary to choose
This project aims to inspire stakeholders to adopt simple, sustainable and effective technologies for wastewater treatment and to promote the safe use of wastewater for agriculture. A large number
Proper treatment of wastewater remains a challenge in many parts of the world, especially in small villages. This leads to toxic contamination of water sources and, with an already
Scour—or the erosion of supporting sediments near bridge piers and abutments—accounts for the majority of overwater bridge failures around the world. The 2013 failure of the Bonnybrook Bridge in
This project will provide evidence to scale a connected multiplexed strategy that screens for multiple co-infections with point-of-care tests, facilitated by an app. It will be operationalized at the
The project aims to develop a proof of concept molecular test which can differential between the viral infections of Dengue and Chikungunya.
The research proposes to improve sustainability in water and energy through improved non-intrusive load monitoring (NILM). Specifically, the project aims to improve disaggregation techniques and propose a new area