UPCOMING EVENT: Lead Time: Metrology Trends webinar on Feb 25

These days, we are working harder in the midst of continued uncertain times. Niagara College’s Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre is introducing a new educational webinar series – LEAD TIME to provide information on how you can introduce Industry 4.0 technologies to help your company work smarter, not harder. Rob Johnston of CAD MicroSolutions will …Continue reading »

NOW HIRING: Computer Programmer Research Assistant position available 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 …Continue reading »

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

Business Research Assistant, Research & Innovation The Business Research Assistant will work on several applied research projects assisting small and medium sized businesses to solve real-world problems relating to operations management, sales, and marketing. The successful candidate will work individually and as part of a team to complete project deliverables. Hours completed during this work …Continue reading »

Potential for new predatory mite to save cannabis crops

The cannabis aphid (Phorodon cannabis) and root aphid (Rhopalosiphum rufiabdominalis) are ubiquitous pests of cannabis cultivation. These culprits are capable of taking out entire crops, affecting cannabis plant growth, or at the very least, causing an inferior product. It’s a major concern for the commercial cannabis industry, which currently struggles to manage it. The integrated …Continue reading »

Ecology study reaps key results at Niagara College vineyard

Ecologist Adam Martin, a professor in the Physical and Environmental Science department at the University of Toronto Scarborough, conducted a study at NC’s vineyard with the AETIC team and NC’s head winemaker to explore leaf economics spectrum traits of chardonnay grapes. The leaf economics spectrum (LES) characterizes traits and their relationships to provide key insights …Continue reading »

Business strategist named project manager at NC-led Greenhouse Technology Network

It’s an exciting time to be involved in Ontario’s greenhouse industry – one of the most important and fastest-growing economic sectors in the country. Clearly, it’s an ever-changing, complex and competitive field, ripe with innovation and talented minds. Enter Rita Sterne, PhD, who never met a challenge she didn’t like. As a business strategist and …Continue reading »