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NSCC Applied Research

Research stories

A young man, proudly smiling wearing glasses and an NSCC Applied Research branded sweatshirt.
Day in the life: Zach Scantland-Griffiths Zach, an intern, highlights NSCC's accessibility, advises peers to explore NSCC, credits his supervisor and discusses a collaborative sweetgrass project. Read about his experience.
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Celebrating student research accomplishments Eight NSCC students from across the province, who received Scotia Scholars Awards, presented their self-led, health-related research projects.
Several packages of OK Sea Salt on rustic turquoise table with a pile of salt.
Scaling-up production with renewable energy technologies NSCC Applied Energy Research working with artisan salt company to increase production of their product through sustainable practices and technologies.
Young male and female aboard a small zodiac surrounded by research technology.
Funding for student research in environmental sustainability NSCC’s new Mitacs Accelerate Umbrella program provides funding for 100 projects a year for the next two years, opening this opportunity to many more students.
An aerial shot of coastline along the Northumberland Shore.
NSCC research predicts storm surge flooding and erosion Find out how our team of coastal researchers are helping Atlantic Canadians prepare for flooding from storm surge with an online mapping tool.
Woman researcher looking at two monitors showing complex data.
Using data to optimize operations Meet NSCC's new information technology research scientist. Learn more about Trishla Shah and how she supports industry.
A group of men examining two large detailed maps.
Recipients of collaborative R&D funding NSCC has been awarded funding for two Research and Technology Partnership grants. Learn more about the projects this funding will be used for.
Two men in a research lab looking at simulation software on a computer.
Taking production to the next level Applied Research is working with partners to discover new ways for plant production and processes to become more efficient by using custom-designed digital modelling scenarios.
Mi'kmaw artist, Alan Syliboy, stands in front of the Alutasi, a hybrid vessel wrapped in his art.
Innovating with Mi'kmaq partners In just the past two years, NSCC has been involved in almost a dozen research projects with Mi'kmaq communities. Read about these past and upcoming projects.