When Students Resist

Ethnography of a Senior Design Experience in Engineering Education


This ethnographic study explores how engineering students in a traditional senior design course interpreted design assig

Technology, governance and place

Situating biotechnology in Kenya


Reconnecting to the idea of place and examining networked strategies of marginalised actors

TED Talks Centred on Engineering for Development



A playlist of TED talks on development and engineering

Transforming Urban Water Supplies in India

The Role of Reform and Partnerships in Globalization


Public-private partnerships (PPP) are an important governance strategy that has recently emerged

Simple Life Saving Design

TED Talk


Fumes from indoor cooking fires kill more than 2 million children a year in the developing world.

University Engagement with Socially Excluded Communities

Towards the Idea of the 'Engaged University'


On the interaction between ‘university’ and those communities historically missing from higher education.

Success in development

How do we actually measure success?


An introductory presentation to how we measure success in development.

The Global Engineer

An Implementation of Outcomes-based Accreditation Requirements


Changing the way we train engineers.

Values Exercise

Lesson Plan

Core values and how they relate to EWB

Sustainability, youth action and youth impact

Elite Calgary Conference


An in-depth presentation on the definition of sustainability