Katie at ACE-CROSH 2018

Katie had the opportunity to present some of her PhD research at the combined conference of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists and Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (ACE-CROSH 2018) that is being held here in Sudbury. She did an amazing job of explaining some very complex mathematical concepts (i.e., multiple correspondence analysis or MCA) in a very clear and understandable way!


Design lessons from cancellous bone

Image of Nestlé Aero bar Bodo via flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Image of Nestlé Aero bar by Bodo via flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Bone is like an Aero chocolate bar. It is not a perfect simile, of course, if only because my American friends rarely encounter an Aero bar. Nevertheless, comparing images of the two reveals important structural similarities: a dense outer shell, and a porous inner core. Continue reading