The stories and achievements of eight of the many women at the U of A whose work challenges the status quo.
A project to develop high-tech protective gear for Canadian troops could also be a big win for the Western Canadian textile sector, says researcher Patricia Dolez (Human Ecology).
Firefighters risk their lives battling blazes, and aging protective gear can put them at even greater risk. Patricia Dolez (Human Ecology) is working with industry to reduce that risk with a sensor that can detect the gradual breakdown in garments from exposure to heat, moisture and…
Textile scientist Patricia Dolez (Human Ecology) is leading research on “self-decontaminating” medical gowns and masks that could also be washed and reused.
Rachel McQueen (Human Ecology) is interviewed about new research explaining why odours don’t wash out of polyester.
Textiles expert creates website with instructions to help people fashion homemade cloth masks based on best available evidence.
Heavy equipment operator enlists help of textile scientists to develop garments expected to hit the market this year.