Innovation and Research Stories
Weaving together Indigenous wisdom and Western science for a sustainable future Collaboratively cultivating sweetgrass, a culturally significant plant, to empower communities, reconnect generations with traditional knowledge, and ensure the plant's vitality for the future.
Students develop safety app to combat human trafficking What started as an idea to develop safety plans to prevent students from violence has quickly turned into a tangible app with the potential to save lives.
Sustainability champions gather at Akerley Campus for national conference Sustainability champions gathered at Akerley campus for national conference to discuss progress on Sustainable Development Goals.
Student research funding opportunities No matter what you’re studying at NSCC, there are opportunities to get involved in research. Learn about two new research funding programs and application deadlines.
Leading the charge When Kohltech Windows and Entrance Systems wanted to determine if their residential windows could function as solar panels, they contacted NSCC’s Applied Energy Research Lab and researcher Cole Gregory for help.
Back to nature Nathan Crowell is helping the Whale Sanctuary Project better understand the future site of North America’s first whale sanctuary. By gathering data on the seafloor, tides and flushing rates in Port Hilford Bay, he’s helping provide answers to complex questions.
Turning the tides Neil Laamanen is helping small- and medium-sized businesses bring their ocean innovations to life at SEATAC, the College's technology access centre – including a 3D metal print that’s become a world tidal sector first.