Collaboration crosses R&I centres

Did you know? Cross-disciplinary applied research is taking place more and more among the innovation centres within the Research & Innovation division of Niagara College. For example, The Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (WAMIC) and the Canadian Food and Wine Institute (CFWI) Innovation Centre are collaboratively working to develop low-cost, innovative technologies for a number …Continue reading »

NOW HIRING: Footcare Project Assistant position available with our Research & Innovation team

Footcare Project Assistant The Footcare Project Assistant is a role that encompasses two roles (Research & Footcare Assessment Assistant) and is dependent on the work available with restrictions due to the pandemic. As a Research Assistant, the selected candidate will work remotely and meet regularly with the Research Project manager and other members of the …Continue reading »

Al Spence: Taking on the applied research rodeo

Seek first to understand and then to be understood is a truism popularized by the late leadership guru Stephen R. Covey. Ask Allan Spence, PhD, however, and he’ll tell you this mantra was published even earlier in the Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi. Knowing that makes Spence, a research scientist at Niagara College’s Walker …Continue reading »

WAMIC leaders earn provincial award

When it comes to Ontario spirit and leadership, Niagara College’s Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (WAMIC) shines in the spotlight. Niagara College staff members have won two Awards of Excellence from the Minister of Colleges and Universities, including a team from the College’s Research & Innovation division, who was presented with an award in the …Continue reading »

NOW HIRING: Computer Programmer Research Assistant with our Agriculture & Environmental Technologies Innovation Centre team

Computer Programmer Research Assistant, Agriculture & Environmental Technologies Innovation Centre The successful candidate will work with the Agriculture & Environmental Technologies Innovation Centre team. The work includes programming, testing and troubleshooting of agricultural data management and mapping web software. The position could involve development of web/cloud/IoT services, and helping to develop robotics technology. You will …Continue reading »