A note from RE$EARCH MONEY

Research Money is delighted to be partnering with Colleges and Institutes Canada to showcase the great work that CICan members are doing in applied research. The work-related learning that colleges and institutes provide their...

Work-integrated learning and the student experience

When Jacob Woods enrolled in a 2-year Energy Sustainability Engineering Technology diploma program at Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC), he did so looking for a rewarding and stable career in Canada’s energy sector. Amid changes in the oil and gas...

Holland College supports economic development in PEI and across the country

The Applied Research department at Holland College supports economic development in Prince Edward Island by solving industry’s technical and business challenges using the college’s expertise, equipment and facilities. A key part of Holland College’s...

Why college research internships make good sense for Canada

By Gail Bowkett In spring 2018, the Government of Canada announced support for work-integrated-learning opportunities for college students. Mitacs, a not-for-profit organization that has run successful industry research internships for almost 20 years, expanded their program to...

VIU’S Canada research chair focused on “future proofing” shellfish

Climate change is one of the biggest threats to shellfish populations and sustainable shellfish farming in Canada and worldwide. In British Columbia, ocean acidification caused by climate change is recognized as a key threat. That’s one...

Advancing water technologies at Fleming College

Fleming College and nine Ontario universities make up the academic partners of the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC). Since 2016, with support from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, the SOWC’s Advancing Water...

Saskatchewan Polytechnic is open for business

Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Digital Integration Centre of Excellence (DICE) is getting ready to help industry partners across Canada conquer the digital world of the future and take on the challenge of the Internet of Things (IoT)....

Research project provides energy efficiencies for mill and leading-edge skills for Georgian grad

Samuel Cooney, recent graduate of the Mechanical Engineering Technology program at Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario, is wrapping up a research project that’s impacting how a saw-mill in cottage country operates. He began the project...

The Cegep de Victoriaville tackles food security, sustainable development and agricultural technology though social...

In Chisasibi, on the eastern shore of James Bay, one of the applied research projects CISA has been working on involves developing innovative solutions food security issues in the region. With partners including the Chisasibi...

Students develop online repository of solutions to food insecurity

Georgian College Human Services and Community Safety students tackle tough social challenges in the Community Impact Lab in Orillia, Ontario. They work with local non-profits and community partners to develop solutions to issues like...