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Innovation and Research Stories

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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.
Nathan Crowell, a researcher with  NSCC’s Applied Geomatics Research Group, smiles in a blue, button-up shirt and looks off to the left.
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
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.
A woman with brown hair is crouched down. She is wearing an inflatable live-vest and holding a small underwater drone that is yellow. In the backgroun, a large, white ship and a gangway can be seen.
An ocean of opportunity NSCC grad, researcher joins research project to protect Nova Scotia’s seabed.
A man crouches by a well. He is wearing a jean jacket and blue latex gloves. He is holding a test tube and looking at it. In the background there is a thick crop of trees.
Testing the water Dr. Etienne Mfoumou leads NSCC's research project into water-filtration solutions for Shelburne community.
A man in a blue, buttoned up shirt and khaki pants walks in front of a large section of solar panels that are attached to a white shipping container. He is outside.
Shining a light on a solar future At NSCC, Dr. Wayne Groszko explores and develops renewable energy solutions like the deployable microgrid.
A woman in a green, zip-up jacket holds a rolled up map under her arm and walks in front of a building with the letters C O V E on it.
Mapping the ocean floor and marine habitats At NSCC, Jillian Ejdrygiewicz is mapping areas of the sea floor that haven’t been highly investigated yet.
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