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A man and woman sit in arm chairs in a college lobby engaged in conversation.
Experiencing history in first-person through augmented reality Information Technology Applied Research is working with PiRat Ghost History Hunt to develop and improve an augmented reality app.
Male researcher kneeling in front of an EV battery system adjusting a collection of red and blue wires.
Greener grids through repurposed electric vehicle batteries Applied Energy Research is working with Atlantic Energy Storage to repurpose electric vehicle batteries into battery storage systems.
Five people travelling in a Zodiac boat on the ocean with wind blowing in their hair and blue cloudy skies in the background.
Mapping and assessing kelp in Atlantic Canada As part of a tri-college partnership, the Applied Geomatics Research Group is exploring the potential of kelp environments in Atlantic Canada.
Aerial image of a Nova Scotian coastline.
Emergency coastal flooding decision support system Applied Geomatics Research Group has created an online mapping system used to predict which Nova Scotian coastlines are vulnerable to flooding.
Two potted bean plants, one healthy and one with drying, brownish leaves, beside a ruler standing up to measure height.
Cricket frass and drought stress tolerance Environmental and Agriculture Technology analysed cricket frass and drought stress tolerance in horticulture crops. Learn more about this collaboration with Entomo Farms.
Researcher in a lab looking at data on a computer connected to an environmentally controlled chamber.
Solar cell simulator prototype Applied Energy Research designed and built a solar cell simulator. Learn more about this collaboration with Rayleigh Solar tech.