Posts by Applied Research

Canadian En[tour]preneur Experience Accepting Applications

June 20, 2017 • Written by

The Canadian En[tour]preneur Experience is an exciting new initiative for young Canadians, aged 18 to 24, with an interest in entrepreneurship and tourism.

Young Canadians from across the country are encouraged to apply to join the initiative in Ottawa from August 13 to 15, 2017, to share ideas on tourism and learn about entrepreneurship in the sector, as well as network and engage with tourism operators and industry partners.

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Robotics is fast changing the manufacturing landscape; let’s collaborate to bridge the gaps

June 20, 2017 • Written by

Oyedele Ola, Research Manager at Red River College overseeing the Technology Access Centre for Aerospace and Manufacturing, published this article in the latest issue of the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters.

It is no news that robotics will play a pivotal role in the imminent 4th industrial revolution. With the rapid expansion and evolution of robotics, it is essential for manufacturing to stay ahead of the curve. There is a plethora of technology and knowledge gaps across industries, so Red River College is working to bridge this gap with applied research and partnerships, technology demonstration and specialized training programs to help with successful technology adoption and implementation. Robotics is fast-changing the manufacturing landscape, so let’s collaborate to keep up with this rapidly changing environment.

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Seany Boy! Research Technician Beginning New Chapter

June 20, 2017 • Written by

Sean Audet will be leaving the Culinary Research & Innovation team to launch a project of his own. We caught up with Sean for this brief Q&A, and to wish him well on his next culinary adventure.

You’re an expressive character and we love that about you. Do you have any fun or funny stories during your time at the College?

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Job opening: Applied Research Professional

June 20, 2017 • Written by

Red River College has a term position opening for an Applied Research Professional in Advanced Materials and Manufacturing.

Reporting to the Manager of the Technology Access Centre for Aerospace and Manufacturing (TACAM), School of Transportation, Aviation, and Manufacturing (STAM) of Red River College (RRC), the Research Professional will support, enhance and grow applied research and technology development activities at the College for the aerospace and manufacturing sectors.

Closing Date: June 30, 2017

Full job description here (PDF).

From Vineyards to Whale Blubber: In Conversation with Joel Lamoureux

June 12, 2017 • Written by


We met Joel Lamoureux in Jane’s Restaurant to snap a few pictures and talk about the expanding culinary research program at Red River College.

Joel is the Research Manager of the Culinary Research & Innovation program at Red River College. Joel has over 10 years of culinary experience and has a Culinary Arts Diploma from Red River College and a Bachelor of Science in Food Science from the University of Manitoba.

Joel’s passion for cooking and food has taken him across Canada and abroad to gain experience and learn new techniques. He’s spent time working in France, New York City and Montreal to name a few.

Following the completion of his undergraduate degree, Joel worked in product development and food safety sectors. Read More →

College Receives Provincial Sustainability Award

May 10, 2017 • Written by


Left to right: Rob Spewak (Building Envelope Technology Access Centre Manager), Jose Delos Reyes (Research Manager), Neil Cooke (Dean, Teaching Excellence, Innovation and Research), Ray Hoemsen (Executive Director, Research Partnerships & Innovation), Cathy Cox (Manitoba Minister for Sustainable Development), Mark Hoddenbagh (Red River College VP Strategic Development).

Red River College today received a Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Award at the provincial Legislature during an event hosted by provincial Sustainable Development Minister Cathy Cox.

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Design contest open for entries

May 8, 2017 • Written by

It’s your time to shine! Submit your best new product designs in up to seven categories for a chance to win $20,000, other great prizes, and global recognition. There’s no cost to enter.

The Create the Future Design Contest was launched in 2002 by the publishers of NASA Tech Briefs magazine to help stimulate and reward engineering innovation.

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Business instructor’s social innovation work leads to prestigious CICan recognition

May 2, 2017 • Written by

Mark Hoddenbagh (RRC VP Strategic Development), Tatjana Brkic (RRC Instructor, Business Admin), Tracy Cappello (RRC Executive Director, Finance and Campus Services) and Eddy Lau (Director, International Education) at the CICan Convention.

A Red River College instructor’s commitment to classroom innovation has earned her a prestigious honour from Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan).

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