Posts by Applied Research

TACAM Welcomes Heather Smart

December 15, 2017 • Written by

The Technology Access Centre for Aerospace and Manufacturing (TACAM) is pleased to welcome Heather Smart to the team. Heather joined our team in the role of Applied Research Professional. 

Heather is a Professional Engineer with over 10 years of experience working as a Production Engineer at StandardAero, where she gained expertise in many forms of engine component repair and inspection methods.

Most recently, Heather earned a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in the area of Aerospace Materials (Superalloys).


Keeping the Family Culinary Tradition Alive: Kyle Andreason Joins Culinary Research & Innovation Team

December 15, 2017 • Written by

The Culinary Research & Innovation (CRI) team at Red River College are doing some fascinating and delicious work. Their efforts are paying off, with an expanding team and new partnerships emerging. We caught up with CRI’s new Research Technician, Kyle Andreason, to talk about the future of culinary research.

Culinary research and innovation is a fascinating yet often overlooked field. What do you think some of the more exciting trends in culinary innovation are? Read More →

First-ever SECD International course: Featured fellows share their experiences

December 7, 2017 • Written by

The first-ever 16-week Science of Early Child Development (SECD) International Course, co-facilitated by Red River College and Aga Khan University in Nairobi, recently came to an end this fall.

The course was a key component of the year-long World Bank Africa Early Years Fellowship, created for the purpose of assembling a select group of African professionals to work at capacity-building in their home countries, in support of governments and World Bank teams as they ramp up investments in early years resources.

Read about the experience here.

Manitoba’s vehicle manufacturing, maintenance and construction firms invited to go virtual

December 7, 2017 • Written by

Manitoba’s vehicle and construction industries are going virtual. Representatives from heavy vehicle manufacturing and construction firms participated in a live demonstration yesterday of Librestream Technologies’ award-winning Onsight Collaboration Platform, which allows companies to bring their experts to field situations virtually, from anywhere, at any time.

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Green Jobs – Science and Technology Internship Program Funding Available!

November 29, 2017 • Written by

The Green Jobs – Science and Technology Internship Program is a federal program that provides funding to organizations, businesses and institutions to hire post-secondary graduates in the natural resource sectors in a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) field. This helps young graduates to gain relevant and meaningful work experience within their field of study.

Hiring organizations can receive a contribution payment for up to 50% of the intern’s salary to a maximum of $15,000 for a 6-12 month internship. Read More →

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