Research Centre: Ocean, Coastal and River Engineering
After four long-range patrol submarines crossed the ocean from Britain's Royal Navy to join the fleet of the Royal Canadian Navy, they were renamed HMCS Victoria, Windsor, Chicoutimi and Corner Brook. These Victoria Class submarines have since been equipped with new systems that are essential to their ongoing operation and will include a state-of-the-art autopilot control system designed and developed in Canada.
The inner workings of the human brain hold mysteries that continue to challenge medical researchers and scientists around the world. One such mystery is determining how to delay the progression of brain diseases such as Alzheimers, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Parkinsons. Now an important Canadian research breakthrough may have found the key to slowing their spread.