Researchers from the Agriculture & Environmental Technologies Innovation Centre provide expertise to federal committee on farming, agri-food exports

Niagara College’s R&I team from the Agriculture & Environmental Technologies Innovation Centre. From left: Gregor MacLean, research project manager; Mike Duncan, PhD, NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Precision Agriculture & Environmental Technologies; MP Pat Finnigan, Chair of Standing Committee and Sarah Lepp, senior research associate. The research team showcased its work to the federal Standing …Continue reading »

POSITIONS AVAILABLE with our Agriculture & Environmental Technologies Innovation Centre team

Robotics Developer & Operator Research Assistant The successful candidate will work with the Agriculture & Environmental Technologies Innovation Centre team. The work includes robotics testing and operations indoors and outdoors. Robotics development will involve working with programmers, electronics developers, and company partners to improve operations and automation. Click HERE for the full job posting. The …Continue reading »

R&I’s Andrew Nickel showcases precision agriculture work in magazine cover story

Andrew Nickel, a research associate with the Agriculture & Environmental Technologies Innovation Centre, is Niagara Life Magazine’s cover story. He is photographed with the DJII Matrice drone—part of the R&I division’s fleet, which also includes the DJI Mavic and a Phantom 4. Photo by Steve Henschel.   Andrew Nickel, a research associate at Niagara College, …Continue reading »

POSITION AVAILABLE with our Agriculture & Environmental Technologies Innovation Centre team

Computer Programmer Research Assistant 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. Click HERE for the full job posting. The deadline …Continue reading »