Alla Reznik's lab

The battle against breast cancer

Lakehead University is one of the most remote universities in Ontario, but even here in Thunder Bay, on the rugged northern shores of Lake Superior, ORION is helping to empower innovation. Dr. Alla Reznik is an associate professor of physics at ... Continue Reading
Dr. Michael Houghton

High-speed drug discovery

A supercomputing collaboration between Alberta and Ontario, made possible by the national research and education network (NREN), is speeding up life-saving drug discoveries. --- How do you screen billions of drug compounds to find the right one? Connect a research ... Continue Reading
Hamilton Public Library

The future of libraries

Ontario’s libraries are about more than just books. With ORION’s help, they’re transforming into creative community hubs wired for the digital world.   The Hamilton Public Library (HPL) is more than a traditional library. That much becomes clear when you ... Continue Reading
How six Northern Ontario colleges transitioned from competitors to collaborators

Virtual classroom allows colleges to share resources

How six Northern Ontario colleges transitioned from competitors to collaborators   When you call Northern Ontario home, access to higher education can be a significant challenge. And when young people do find their way to college, they don’t always have ... Continue Reading