Program 67

AIRDATE:11/05/02

PROMO: Dr. Richard Martel works on carbon nanotubes as a replacement for silicon

Dr. Wolf Holzmann says Go Figure. Decrypt the bar code and you could win free tuition at the U of L

Alberta Research Council introduces new Integrated Resource Management strategy

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TITLE: Dr. Richard Martel, Researcher with the Nanoscale Science and Technology Group, IBM, New York
SUBJECT: #67 Silicon Replacement: It's All in the Carbon Nanotube
SYNOPSIS: Silicon made the microelectronics revolution a reality. But you can only shrink silicon so much. Dr. Richard Martel of IBM in New York believes the carbon nanotube may prove to be the new engine that drives the nanoelectronics revolution.

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TITLE: Dr. Wolf Holzmann, Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computing Science, University of Alberta
SUBJECT: #67 Go Figure: Break the Barcode and Win Free Tuition
SYNOPSIS: Go Figure. It's a contest that could win you free tuition to the University of Lethbridge. After the success of last year's contest with entrants from around the world, this year the U of L Math and Computing Sciences Department is offering sponsoring a second contest. This time, the puzzle is a bar code and aspiring math and computer whizzes can try their cyber hand at decoding the cryptic hints and clues. Dr. Wolf Holzmann chairs the U of L's math and computing sciences department and he thinks this is a great way to attract students to the program at this university in southern Alberta

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TITLE: Dr. Dick Peter, Vice President of Integrated Resource Management, Alberta Research Council
SUBJECT: #67 Alberta Research Council Launches Integrated Resource Management Strategy
SYNOPSIS: Former U of A Dean of Science Dr. Dick Peter now leads the new Integrated Resource Management division at the Alberta Research Council. His new strategy for the program was unveiled at a recent event. The program covers a wide spectrum from waste management technologies to forest ecology.

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TITLE: John McDougall, President and CEO, Alberta Research Council
SUBJECT: #67 Alberta Research Council Launches Integrated Resource Management Strategy
SYNOPSIS: The new Integrated Resource Management program requires collaboration with key industrial and government partners. ARC's President and CEO John McDougall believes good science and a desire to protect the environment will win the day.

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TITLE: Bill Hunter, President and Chief Operating Officer, Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc
SUBJECT: #67 Alberta Research Council Launches Integrated Resource Management Strategy
SYNOPSIS: Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. helped pioneer the practice of Integrated Landscape Management which now forms the foundation of its business relationships. Collaborating with other industrial players on the same landbase will reduce the overall cumulative impacts on the boreal forest. And AlPac's President and COO Bill Hunter is happy to see the Alberta Research Council pick up the torch for IRM.

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TITLE: Cam McGregor, Business Manager, Integrated Resource Management Branch, Alberta Environment, Government of Alberta
SUBJECT: #67 Alberta Research Council Launches Integrated Resource Management Strategy
SYNOPSIS: Cam McGregor is glad to see the Alberta Research Council get into the Integrated Resource Management business. ARC's efforts will lend scientific support to the government's efforts in this arena. In his presentation at the ARC's recent event, Cam defined IRM as "being a good neighbour".

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TITLE: Dr. Salim Abboud, Research Scientist, Alberta Research Council, and Edmonton Waste Management Research Centre
SUBJECT: #67 Alberta Research Council Launches Integrated Resource Management Strategy
SYNOPSIS: Partnerships between industry, the private sector, government, and scientists has helped make Edmonton a world leader in waste management. Dr. Salim Abboud of the Alberta Research Council says the research he is involved in at the Edmonton Waste Management Centre is an great example of the ARC's Integrated Resource Management partnerships can work to the benefit of our environment.

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