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NSCC Applied Research

Research stories

Five people standing in a hallway with colourful flags hanging from the ceiling behind them, their arms around each other.
Social sciences research: Empowering people and communities  Driven by a passion for helping people and finding innovative solutions to societal challenges, Lisa Mader leads research on student homelessness and other critical issues.
Young person hunched over a lab area intently working on electronics.
Meet Charlie, electronics intern in Applied Energy Research Lab Hands-on learning and opportunities in applied research propel Charlie Liu towards a fulfilling career in electronics as he explores projects with real-world impact.
A man wearing an NSCC Applied Research t-shirt is leaning over a residential well, seemingly tracking something on his phone with a piece of equipment.
Meet Michael, NSCC grad and research associate taking the next career step NSCC Electronic Engineering grad leveraging his research experience to land a job at Nova Scotia Health as a Biomedical Engineering Technologist.
Six people with their arms around one another smiling on a stage in front of a black curtain.
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.