David McKeown

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Name: David McKeown
First reported 51 mins ago - Updated 44 mins ago - 1 reports

Fraser-Holmes pips fellow Aussie McEvoy to gold

Thomas Fraser-Holmes has pipped fellow Australian Cameron McEvoy to gold medal in the men's 200m freestyle at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, with David McKeown finishing fourth. ... [Published NEWS.com.au - 51 mins ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

UCD's lift-off as it joins the race to space

As the world celebrates the 45th anniversary of landing a man on the moon UCD is entering the space race.Two top scientists at the Dublin university will now be helping get rockets safely into space.Dr David McKeown and Dr William O'Connor have just won ... [Published Evening Herald - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Immunization for Ontario health care workers lags as patients die

Nearly 200 people died and hundreds more were hospitalized from the spread of disease in Toronto long-term care homes, retirement homes and hospitals in the past four years, a Star/Ryerson University investigation has found.In all, more than 4,200 staff, ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 3 reports

UCD wins ESA contract to reduce vibrations in space rockets

ESA proposal for an adapted Ariane 5 launcher and proposal for Ariane 6. Image via ESAResearchers at University College Dublin have won a €250,000 contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) to reduce not-so-good vibrations during rocket launches.When ... [Published Silicon Republic - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Iconic building up for sale

Bayleys Dunedin real estate agent Robin Hyndman is tryingto attract the attention of potential buyers for the Bell Tea Building. Photo by Dan HutchinsonBell Tea has shifted all its operations to Auckland and nowits familiar Dunedin building is up for ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

WHO cautions cities to slow down

For many, going 40 km/h is just too slow. Most Torontonians are used to the general 50 km/h speed limit on our city streets. But according to the World Health Organization (WHO), 50 km/h is too fast, and too dangerous.In a recent report on speed, the ... [Published Global News Canada - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Climate change harming Canadians’ health

, TVO’s Steve Paikin hosted a day long Agenda Camp in Sudbury. Agenda Campers ranked social services as the most important topic, followed by pricing carbon pollution. Ranked last was health care.In the final round at Agenda Camp, the health care team ... [Published NorthernLife.ca - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Toronto marks 10th anniversary of ‘Blue Flag’ beaches

It’s been a decade since Toronto first raised the prestigious Blue Flag at its swimming beaches.On June 18, Environmental Defense, the program’s Canadian administrators, alongside representatives from Toronto Public Health, gathered at Woodbine Beach ... [Published My Kawartha - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Smoother solution sought to 3D printing in space

Is 3D printing smooth enough to make lightweight parts for use in space? The European Space Agency wants to find out.“Extremely complex parts can be printed and made as light as possible, but there’s a catch: 3D printing tends to end up with rougher surfaces ... [Published Irish Times - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

City of Toronto to mark 10th anniversary of Blue Flag at event promoting water safety

The City of Toronto is hosting a media event to remind residents about the importance of following water safety rules when enjoying the City's Blue Flag beaches. This event will also mark the 10th anniversary of the Blue Flag program in Canada.Date: Wednesday, ... [Published Toronto.Ca - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Protesters against Canada’s cuts to refugee health care vow not to go away

zoomHealth professionals in Toronto marked Tuesday’s third anniversary of the federal refugee health cuts by sending Ottawa a unanimous message: We are not going away.The rally in front of the Immigration and Refugee Board headquarters on Victoria St. ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Canada’s most pressing health issue is climate change: public-health experts

Climate change is the most pressing health issue facing Canadians but there hasn’t been enough dialogue within health circles and among decision-makers on how to deal with it, public-health officers say.“This is probably the biggest societal issue we ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jun 16 2014]

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"we're working at the cutting edge of technology for rocket science. this is as good as it gets" Dr McKeown said
"our research is about making the flight of the rockets smoother by eliminating the vibrations caused by the engines and the sloshing of the fuel in the tanks" says McKeown

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Fraser-Holmes pips fellow Aussie McEvoy to gold [Published NEWS.com.au - 51 mins ago]
UCD's lift-off as it joins the race to space [Published Evening Herald - Jul 22 2014]
Immunization for Ontario health care workers la... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 19 2014]
UCD wins ESA contract to reduce vibrations in s... [Published Silicon Republic - Jul 11 2014]
Irish engineers to steady rocket launch [Published FX Centre - Jul 11 2014]
Engineers at UCD see rocket launch research tak... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 11 2014]
Iconic building up for sale [Published Otago Daily Times - Jul 05 2014]
WHO cautions cities to slow down [Published Global News Canada - Jul 04 2014]
Letter: Climate change harming Canadians’ health [Published NorthernLife.ca - Jun 27 2014]
Toronto marks 10th anniversary of ‘Blue Flag’ b... [Published My Kawartha - Jun 26 2014]
Smoother solution sought to 3D printing in space [Published Irish Times - Jun 25 2014]
City of Toronto promotes water safety at Blue F... [Published Toronto.Ca - Jun 19 2014]
City of Toronto to mark 10th anniversary of Blu... [Published Toronto.Ca - Jun 17 2014]
Protesters against Canada’s cuts to refugee hea... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jun 16 2014]
Canada’s most pressing health issue is climate ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jun 16 2014]
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