Research on speed bumps and pregnant women. Ryerson University releases a diversity self-ID report. An Indigenous leader in the energy industry. Program cuts at Laurentian University. These were the most-read stories in the Daily Media Report in mid-April.
Speed bumps: An engineer at UBC Okanagan has released new research that determines that accelerating over speed bumps poses a danger for pregnant women and their fetuses.
Ryerson diversity report: Ryerson’s first-ever student diversity self-ID report reveals that the representation of equity-seeking groups is not evenly distributed across all programs, and that the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science had the lowest score among Ryerson faculties.
Indigenous leader: Wiikwemkoong’s Kaella-Marie Earle, a member of the Indigenous Advisory Committee of the Canadian Energy Regulator, seeks to lead Canada’s oil and gas sector through an inclusive and renewable energy renaissance.
Laurentian University: Laurentian University has released a list of dozens of programs being cut as part of the university insolvency process, including some engineering programs.