R&I Week is Lakehead University's annual celebration of our research and innovation achievements.
2019 Theme: Rise of the Machines
In an ever-evolving world, technology is intimately integrated into our personal and professional lives. Many of our livelihoods now depend on machines or smart technology, and our future demands higher technological awareness. There are many benefits to technological advances, but are there also pitfalls? Hand-held devices, artificial intelligence, precision medicine, and the ethics of genetic engineering… Is our world improved or hindered by the Rise of the Machines?