/R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OP - Ontario Science Centre awards 2016 Weston Youth Innovation Award to Oakville, ON teen innovator Emma Mogus/

TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2016 /CNW/ - Emma Mogus has already begun to leave her mark on the global scientific community. On November 2, 2016, the 18-year-old from Oakville, Ontario will be presented the 2016 Weston Youth Innovation Award by the Ontario Science Centre for her creative application of science towards solving a real world problem. Creator of the Tongue-Interface-Communication (TiC), a tongue controlled computer mouse, Mogus hopes to provide those with communication deficiencies and physical limitations the opportunity to participate fully in society.


Weston Youth Innovation Award ceremony


Emma Mogus, 2016 Weston Youth Innovation Award recipient

Eliza Mitchell, The W. Garfield Weston Foundation representative

Dr.  Maurice Bitran, CEO and Chief Science Officer, Ontario Science Centre


Wednesday, November 2, 2016                           

10:00 a.m.


10:15 a.m. 


10:30 a.m.

Formal remarks & award presentation

11:00 a.m.

Event ends


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SOURCE Ontario Science Centre

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