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Perk Lab highlighted by CKWS / Global Kingston

Queen's University hosted Dr. Zoltan Takats for the week of Nov 6-10 as the Dr. Andrew Bruce and Margaret Bruce Visiting Scholar in Surgical Innovation. CKWS / Global News Kingston produced an article and video feature highlighting the leading edge research currently underway at Queen's University that is contributing to bringing Dr. Takats' innovative Intelligent Knife (iKnife) technology into the operating room.

A cut above - Perk Lab featured in the Queen's Gazette

The Queen's Gazette highlighted the multi-center research group dedicated to bringing Intelligent Knife (iKnife) technology into the operating room with an article titled "A cut above". The article coincided with the visit of Dr. Zoltan Takats to Queen's University as the Dr. Andrew Bruce and Margaret Bruce Visiting Scholar in Surgical Innovation.

The full article is available here.

BRA Day 2017

The Perk Lab attended BRA Day 2017 on October 17th to show demos to the Kingston community.

BRA Day is an informative event for breast reconstruction awareness. In its second year, BRA Day drew a crowd of over 200 people, a combination of women affected by breast cancer and members of the community supporting breast cancer care. The Perk Lab showed two projects relating to breast care cancer and members of the lab had the opportunity to speak with members of the Kingston breast cancer community.



Dean Barbara Crow visited the Perk Lab

Barbara Crow, the new Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of Queen's, visited the Perk Lab on August 15.

Dean Crow visited the Perk Lab as part of her tour in the School of Computing. She chatted with our students and saw captivating live demos, such as by Rebecca Hisey about her project "Real-time workflow detection using webcam video in central venous catheterization training".