NSERC announces $1.75 million renewal for Niagara College Technology Access Centre

Grant to enhance food and beverage innovation excellence at Research & Innovation Thanks to continued investment from the federal government, Niagara College’s Canadian Food & Wine Institute (CFWI) Innovation Centre will further advance its state-of-the-art services to food and beverage companies wishing to innovate, grow and compete in the global marketplace. The Natural Sciences and …Continue reading »

A rapid pandemic response to keep communities safe

The onset of the global health crisis in the spring of 2020 — with ongoing shortages in critical medical and protective equipment — has underscored the need for innovative solutions.   Soon after the COVID-19 pandemic swept the world, Niagara’s local health system faced a startling shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) and reached out to …Continue reading »

NOW HIRING: Graphic Design Research Assistant position available with Research & Innovation team

Graphic Design Research Assistant The Graphic Design Research Assistant will work remotely and meet regularly with the Research Project manager and other members of the research team through virtual software programs. This project will seek to address and improve health care access and implementation by health care professionals at homeless shelters for individuals facing diabetic …Continue reading »

‘Pot prof’ leading trailblazing cannabis IPM research

In the world of insect biological control, the nearly microscopic Trichogramma wasps are the beneficial powerhouse in the parasitoid arena – destroying the eggs of menacing pests, preventing the devouring of entire crops.  These natural control agents are also why Niagara College professor Sèbastien Jacob remained in the entomology field, rather than following his second …Continue reading »

NEW POSITION AVAILABLE: Cannabis Research Assistant with our Agriculture & Environmental Technologies Innovation Centre team

Cannabis Research Assistant Reporting to the Research Project Manager for the Agriculture & Environmental Technologies Innovation Centre, the Research Assistant will work with Research and Faculty leads, as well as the Research Laboratory Technologist, to assist with overseeing and establishing research experiments, to maintain plant growth, apply fertilizers/irrigation, etc., and to assess and measure plants …Continue reading »